The Family CEO Now at U.S. News & World Report


About the Blog

I’m excited to announce that my daughter, Lindsey, and I are co-authoring a blog on the U.S. News & World Report site. The blog — Twice the College Advice — can be found in the Education section of the site. We’re approaching the college experience from two different perspectives: parent and student. If you have […]

August 31, 2011

Some Family CEO Updates


About the Blog

One of the most rewarding things about blogging is the interaction with others who share your interests. Each blogging niche has it’s own community, and personal finance bloggers are no exception. I want to take a minute to give a shout out and a thank you to each of the sites who has featured me […]

May 18, 2011

The Family CEO Has a New Look


About the Blog

If you’ve visited The Family CEO in the last day or so, you may have noticed a new look. Sharon from Good, True & Beautiful did a great job helping me make my vision for the blog a reality. Now back to personal finance blogging.

April 5, 2011

Julie Mayfield at The Nest


About the Blog

Articles by Julie Mayfield at The Nest: How to Compare Two Mutual Funds How Do I Understand Homeowner’s Insurance? How to Find the Value of a U.S. Savings Bond How to Cash in EE Savings Bonds How to Purchase No Load Mutual Funds How to Pay Off Debt With a 401(k) How to Make Money […]

March 5, 2011

About The Family CEO


About the Blog

Welcome! My name is Julie and I began The Family CEO when I decided to make my family’s finances my business. Literally. In March of 2006 I hired myself to focus on our money: tracking it, spending it more purposefully, and finding new ways to save it. This blog documents those efforts. While these activities […]

March 3, 2007

Thank you Caitlin Flanagan!


About the Blog

A couple of months ago I reviewed the book To Hell with All That; Loving and Loathing Our Inner Housewife. Not too long after I posted my review I received an email from the author, Caitlin Flanagan, thanking me and offering to send me 10 autographed copies of her book for my friends. I put […]

August 25, 2006

A Financial Do-It-Yourselfer


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When someone mentions a do-it-yourselfer I tend to think of those folks on HGTV who pave their own driveways or re-tile their kitchens. No doubt those people save a lot of money and add a lot of value to their homes. And while I like to watch those shows, I definitely don’t fall into that […]

June 20, 2006

Hiring Myself


About the Blog

This was the second post that ran on The Family CEO, back in March 2006. (Here is the first.) I could never have imagined then all the places this blog would take me. For most of my married life I’ve been an economizer. I’m fairly practical by nature so it comes easily to me. And […]

March 22, 2006