Saving for your future (video number one! – vlog)

KJ: This vlog post is taking a little bit of a different spin and approach. We’ve created our very first video using Moovly. When you make money, you have to learn how to save money. Check out the vlog – … Continue reading

How to spend what you don’t have without going broke

AJ & KJ: We were having a conversation about vacations with family the other day and the question came up “how do you take a last minute vacation, spend a few thousand dollars and NOT tap into your emergency fund?” … Continue reading

Deal sites – avoid or jump on the bandwagon?

AJ: I learned the value of a good deal early on in life. Making money doesn’t come easily in life and spending it should be thoughtfully done. Being mindful of your spending and watching your budget doesn’t mean you’re cheap … Continue reading

New must-know grocery tips – how you could be saving money

AJ: Two weeks ago my well-planned, meticulously maintained loyalty to Tom Thumb’s Just 4U program came to an abrupt, unwelcome halt. Our grocery saving money plans suddenly needed to be reevaluated (thanks to Minyard purchasing Tom Thumb my years of … Continue reading

Why we chose to refinance our 3.75% mortgage

KJ: One of the benefits of lower interest rates these days is the very low cost of credit: be it mortgage loans, home equity lines of credit, car loans, student loans (er, generally…), etc. and ultimately saving money on large … Continue reading