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Spring Financial Cleaning: It’s Time to Be More Vigilant with Your Money

Spring Financial Cleaning: It’s Time to Be More Vigilant with Your Money

This is a very busy time of year for our family. We go through our finances for the past year with a fine tooth comb, prepare our taxes, review our 401(k) accounts, reconcile the flexible spending account and check our budget and other planning. This […]

Budget Shopping Tip: Watch for deals on Quicken software!

Budget Shopping Tip: Watch for deals on Quicken software!

  If you are a Quicken user, you may know that Quicken is planning another mandatory upgrade this year. I believe the last mandatory upgrade was in 2010. If you, like me are operating on the 2010 software version, by April 30, 2013 you need […]

Christmas Shopping Secrets

Christmas Shopping Secrets

One of the main reasons I haven’t been blogging lately is because I have been shopping.  Family budgets are a bit better this year so the holiday present exchange rules have been expanded.  While this is certainly great news, it means that we have to […]

Ruly Tip: Organize Your Holiday Shopping with a Gift Spreadsheet

Ruly Tip: Organize Your Holiday Shopping with a Gift Spreadsheet

  Cha-ching, cha-ching Cash is hemorrhaging I’m near the end of my shopping My bank balance is dropping. . .   A sad but true rhyme of the holiday season.  For the past 24 hours, I have been shopping like a woman possessed.  Since we […]

Does Eating At Home Really Save You Money?

Does Eating At Home Really Save You Money?

The first question in my November healthy eating experiment was whether eating at home would aid weight loss and make you healthier.  I told you my results on that yesterday.  The second question in my experiment was whether eating at home saves you money? Logically, […]