Helping Family Members

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Recently in the personal finance blogosphere there have been some posts about helping family members financially, so I thought I’d share my own “helping family members” story. As I read through all these posts, of course I thought of my own family, and our current financial situation. We are not in a position to [CLICK TO CONTINUE...]

Cash System for Groceries Week 3

Week 3: Monday September 21 to Sunday September 27

Last week we borrowed from this week’s grocery budget and were left with $140.30 for the week.

I was actually a little anxious sitting here entering the receipts, hoping we met our goal to stay under the budget amount.  Mr. A is the one buying [CLICK TO CONTINUE...]

Did You File An Extension For Your Income Taxes?

If you did file an extension, and if you haven’t already been working on getting your taxes prepared, you better get busy because your extension lasts only until October 15th.  Oh, I scared myself just for a minute there, I was hoping it was October, and not September. Whew.

Anyway, I have worked on [CLICK TO CONTINUE...]

Avoid Swine Flu – Wash Your Hands!

If you watch or listen to the news, you’ll hear a lot about H1N1 aka Swine Flu, but you can do things to lower your chances of getting this or any seasonal influenza.  The main one, which your momma should have taught you, is to wash your hands!

As I’m sure you know, there [CLICK TO CONTINUE...]

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