Category Archives: Money Management

Debt and Kids

I saw an interesting (which is really another word for horrifying in this case) documentary on the social security system, retirement savings in America, and the collapse of pensions. It’s quite the scary situation even for people who are doing … Continue reading

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We made it!

It’s been quite the roller coaster few weeks on our end of the world. I hope to have a couple other announcements in the very near future to add to the excitement, but we are finally at a spot where … Continue reading

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Forgive me for I have sinned….

After almost eight years, I committed a sin I thought I would never do again: I applied for a credit card. šŸ˜¦ Courtney and I have been credit card free since early 2008, and circumstances have arisen that have brought … Continue reading

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The freedom of budgeting

After yesterday’s post on credit cards and how Courtney and I simply don’t fight about money, I realized that I might have made the wrong connection, namely that no credit cards means no fights. That’s not right. I think credit … Continue reading

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Battling Debt

As I’m wont to do from time to time, I like to give an update on our Credit Card Free battles. We are currently approaching the end of year 8 (if I’m counting right) without a credit card, and we’re … Continue reading

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Death to the Car!

Last summer I had a car accident. While it didn’t kill our car, it prompted us to move on to a minivan, something we had always intended to do with #4 on the way. We went Dave Ramsey crazy on … Continue reading

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Meeting Dave Ramsey

So I normally don’t win anything except for one thing: The annual essay contest for tickets to see Dave Ramsey’s show when he comes to town. Like usual, this year I won again, but this year had a special bonus: … Continue reading

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