How to use credit cards to your advantage

KJ: Knowing how to use credit cards to your advantage is a powerful financial skill. With so many credit card rewards programs out there for cash back rewards benefits, airline mileage rewards and travel rewards, we’ll help walk you through … Continue reading

Weekend rewind: planting future savings

AJ: We spent the back half of 2013 weekend warrioring our brains out and 2014 has started off much the same! Our new year’s resolutions have stayed top of mind and we conquered some major projects this weekend as a … Continue reading

Our approach to Valentine’s day: built on love, but not on “stuff”

AJ & KJ: One of the key themes that we’re always searching for in a gift is for experiences and not stuff. We have been very fortunate to have enough stuff, and over the years, we have learned that it’s … Continue reading

Food plan recap: how well did we fare?

AJ: How well you say? Not well Kirby said to me one night “have we eaten ANYTHING from the meal plan this month?” to which I responded “pretty much, no.” Some months I’m the first to admit that I’m a … Continue reading

New Year’s resolutions: month one gut check

KJ: Part of any proper goal setting process is to periodically check to see the progress (or lack thereof) you have made, so you can hold yourself accountable. And with that, we have committed (no, not been committed) to accomplishing … Continue reading