Monthly Archives: February 2011

Poor Through The Generations

Revanche at A Gai Shan Life wrote about Generational Poverty last Monday and I just got around to reading it when Funny About Money linked to in Another Rainy Day Roundup on Saturday. As I read the title, I thought to myself… so that’s what it’s called… generational poverty.  Both my husband and I come from long lines of poor people, and family members are still carrying on the tradition.  Heck, I feel like Mr. A and I are carrying… Read the rest

Tough Times at the Accountability Household

We’re still able to make it financially, but extra payments to our credit card debt is going to have to hold on a bit. We were going along like gangbusters last year paying off debt at a pretty nice clip.  We started 2010 owing $23,587.53 in credit card debt.  On December 31st, 2010, the balance was $15,541.76.  We managed to pay off over $8000 in credit card debt last year, I am really impressed with our accomplishment.  I had hoped… Read the rest
Fried Round Steak

4 Quick Ways to Cook Bottom Round Steak Recipe for Economical Cut of Meat

// // Bottom round steak is an economical cut and is usually less expensive because it tends to be tough and requires special care in cooking. Many recipes call for marinating for several hours, cooking with moisture or cooking slowly in a crockpot.  I recently found a way to prepare round steak that doesn’t include any of the above. Basically it requires you to cut the meat thinly.  This method works is because you are cutting through the connective tissues… Read the rest

Opening a Business Checking Account at Wells Fargo

I have banked with Wells Fargo for many years so when I decided it might be time to open an account for my blog income, naturally I checked to see what was available. Part of this decision to look into opening a business checking account came about because I have started to use QuickBooks Proto track my online income.  I have been using Quickbooks Pro for Mr. A’s businesses, and I finally feel comfortable with the software.  For my side… Read the rest