The month we made money the weird way

AJ: I love “found” money. My pen and notebook budgeting system is really hardcore. It comes down to the last day of the month every time to see where things will net out. We have all kinds of factors that … Continue reading

The misconception of UTMA and UGMA accounts: what you need to know

KJ: A bit shocking of a headline I imagine for anyone who has setup an UTMA or UGMA account for their son, daughter, niece, nephew, grandchild, cousin, whomever. In theory, I like the concept of an UTMA and UGMA account, … Continue reading

Ten financial commandments to live by in your 20’s

KJ: If you were to create Ten Commandments that would apply to your financial life in your 20’s, what would be on the list? Fortunately, MSN money recently wrote an article on 10 financial commandments for your 20’s that outlined … Continue reading

What do rich people do everyday that’s different?

AJ: We’ve been busy lately, REALLY busy. When I came across this article (, it provided a welcome perspective as to why we keep cramming things into our lives even when our cups already runneth over. This post feels like … Continue reading

How does the Affordable Care Act affect me? You may be impacted even if you have employer health insurance.

KJ: With this year bringing a lot of healthcare changes we wanted to dedicate a post to some of the changes that have occurred and what you may be going through (or will go through). We stumbled across a nice … Continue reading