Universal Healthcare (Why Not?)

On our last trip to the Great White North, we had the pleasure of staying at the home of a nice older couple, via Airbnb. They gave us a warm Canadian greeting and showed us to our cozy basement quarters equipped with all that we needed for our brief stay. They were very accommodating and …

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5 Tips for Saving Money As a Stay at Home Mom

If you are a family that is choosing to have your wife stay at home in order to care for your house and/or your children, often it feels like you may have made the wrong decision.  Shouldn’t “the lady of the house” be working and bringing in income as well?  After all, that’s what many …

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How to Dethatch Your Lawn in Fall

The smell of fall is in the air and that means that fall yard work is just around the corner. The fall is the best time to work on your lawn and prep it for having a nice looking lawn next year. For many years, my neighbors and I went in together on renting either …

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How Much Are You Willing to Pay for Convenience?

With all the ways you can get others to do simple and everyday tasks for you – from washing your car to fast-food delivery – I’ve wondered how far we’ll go to pay for convenience. Thought it would be a fun question to pose at Reddit. Here’s some of the responses. “Pizza is the only …

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Gen Mobile Review – Affordable Cell Phone Provider

One of the pleasures of managing a personal finance site is learning about new products / services that help people save money – and then getting to share them with you! So when we heard about Gen Mobile – we knew we’d like to learn more about them and give them a test run. Their …

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Multiply Study Review – A Helpful Course on Investing

When it comes to online courses on personal finances out there, they certainly run the gamut. Many of them stress different methods and angles of managing your money – but very few (I’ve found) teach specifically about investing. This is why we were excited to review the Multiply course offered by Sound Mind Investing (SMI). …

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