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!

How do you balance cost and quality? Is the more expensive option actually better for your budget?

KJ: We’ve all bought something at some point because, hey, it’s cheap! Why not spend the $1 or $5 on [insert product]? What could you possibly lose? Well, as the adage goes, you get what you pay for [sometimes]. It’s … Continue reading

A billionaire’s perspective on working: a three day work week?…

AJ: Irrefutable fact: Carlos Slim knows things about making money. His estimated net worth at $83 billion pretty much speaks for itself, and it makes him one of the wealthiest individuals in the world. Carlos Slim has an interesting take … Continue reading

When was the last time you reassessed your budget?

KJ: Sometimes, it seems like money pours out of the bank account, so what better time to see if your current plan is really what is right for you at this stage in your life? It’s easy to keep coasting … Continue reading

Adapting to a better life

AJ: I don’t often read Oprah’s magazine, but I read the September 2014 issue and felt a strong connection to a point she drove home in her final thoughts. From her article entitled Best Advice Taking Care of Yourself she … Continue reading

Are you working like the job you want to get paid for?

KJ: This post is dedicated to those of you who are career climbers in your organization – do you get paid for the job that you do now or do you work like the job you want to get paid … Continue reading