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

State of the union: what is MyRA? Success or failure? What we know now.

KJ: So without getting into any of the politics from the State of the Union, we wanted to bring a quick summary about what this new myRA account is all about (i.e. with many wondering if myRA is a new … Continue reading

January budget challenge: complete!

KJ: We started this month with a post from Mr. & Mrs. H as they were about to lead into an entire “no-spend” month of January, and then just a couple weeks later they provided a mid-month update. Fast forward … Continue reading

Surprisingly simple budget tools to kick-start your finances

KJ: Similar to our post on Quicken or Mint.com?, we wanted to dedicate this segment to writing about some of the OTHER personal finance software tools that are available to us all for little to no cost. With all of … Continue reading