About Angela and Kirby

Anytime you see "Angel and Kirby" that means it's a post written by both Angela Jacobson and Kirby Jacobson. We enjoy helping people learn about saving, setting goals, and managing their money wisely. We're all about helping people accomplish their goals!

Five smart ways to maximize your budget starting today

AJ & KJ: With a fresh start to the new year, here are some ways you can stretch the value of your dollars just a little bit more. Most of these are so simple, you’ll probably wonder why you haven’t … Continue reading

New Year’s Resolutions

AJ: We knew months ago that our resolutions for 2015 would be hugely focused on finances, and we’ve been mentally preparing ourselves for tightening our belts. KJ: 2015 is a year of refocusing on building up some of our emergency … Continue reading

Year-end financial evaluation

AJ & KJ: Tis the season where we start to talk about the changes a new year will bring and reflect on everything from the past year. Before moving forward though it’s important to take stock of all the life … Continue reading

Look at your past budgets. You may be amazed

KJ: We just went through this exercise, and it was quite interesting. I have used Quicken since the beginning of (my) time with an income, so I have quite a few years of history to be able to reference. I … Continue reading

Credit card tips: what you need to know

KJ: Lists, lists, lists. There are so many out there, but we keep coming across some great ones that will help you get on solid financial footing. In this post, we focus on Bank Rate’s 10 can’t miss credit card … Continue reading