I was flipping through the latest Money magazine recently when a headline caught my eye: This Middle-Class Mom Will Be Paying Four College Tuitions Next Year—And She’s Refusing to Borrow Money. Here’s How She’s Doing It. Even though we’re done paying college tuition around here, I was intrigued enough to keep reading. When I did, […]
Note: This post contains my affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy for more information. Our travel schedule has looked pretty much the same every year for a while now. Generally, Tom’s work (he’s in sales) earns us a trip or sometimes two somewhere in the U.S. or Canada (a great perk!), and we also […]
For the last 25+ years, I have tracked every dollar we spend (and every dollar we earn) in Quicken. Oh, and I enter every transaction manually. Doing this is so second nature that I don’t think I’ve ever written in depth about it here, even though it’s my most long-standing, and probably most important, financial […]
Things are in transition at our house again. Next week our son Grant graduates from St. Louis University and he’s moving to New York City, where he’ll start his new job in public relations on June 4. It seems like last month – no last week – that I wrote this post about his college orientation. […]
Would you like to know what one year of Found Money looks like? It’s been a year since I wrote a report like this and I’ll admit I was curious, so I pulled out the calculator and did some totaling. First, a couple of notes: If you’re new to Found Money or these reports, you […]
Tips for Families to Save Money When you have a family, you know that at least having some funds put aside for an emergency is very important. There are a number of ways to save some money so that you do not have to worry about one unexpected event completely wiping out the money you […]
Happy Memorial Day weekend! I hope this post finds you relaxing with family and friends. This is one of my regular Found Money Reports, this time covering the month of April, 2017. You can find more info on what Found Money is and how I use it here. The job we’ve given our Found Money […]
Sometimes it seems as if simplify is the buzzword du jour. Books on the subject can be found all over e-book retailers and in bookstores. Television talk shows expound upon the topic while interviewing experts on the subject. We’re all inundated with the notion that if we just get rid of the majority of our […]
One of the most powerful strategies I’ve run across as a Family CEO is using found money to pay of debt and build savings. You can read about it here. I write these reports to let you know where we’ve found money, hopefully to inspire you to do the same. Here’s where we found money […]
One of the benefits of writing a personal finance blog is that it keeps you focused. Since I returned to The Family CEO earlier this month I’ve had personal finance on the brain in a way I haven’t for a while, and one of the things that has come from it is this to-do list. These […]
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