Money Minder 101
July 18, 2017
When I started out on this Project Money journey, I was not a member of Summit Credit Union. Of course I am now, and I’ve learned a lot about the services that Summit offers its members. One of which is Money Minder.
Roots and Wings
July 11, 2017
I recently attended a free online workshop on how to build net worth, regardless of your income level, and how to understand the difference between debt and equity in order to reach financial freedom. More specifically, how to grow your roots and spread your wings. Confused? Let me explain.
Who said fun needs to be expensive?
July 5, 2017
“What are we going to do today?” “I’m bored.” “I wanna do something.” Undoubtedly you have either heard your kid(s) say these things to you or you’ve said them yourself. With one month of Project Money under my belt, this also means that there’s been one month of summer under my belt. And two more months of summer ahead of me and Ashely. In order to prevent myself from becoming a money-crunching-no-spend hermit, I took a hard look in the Project Money mirror and vowed to have a Not Bummer Summer. All while saving money and decreasing debt.
Clean the toilet or grocery shop?
June 27, 2017
There are few things in life that I really hate doing. Cleaning the toilet is right up there near the top. But, what I hate even more than cleaning the toilet is going grocery shopping. Yes, that’s right, I said it. I’d rather clean the toilet than go to the store to buy food. Don’t judge, there are some of you out there who feel my pain.
There's An App For That
June 21, 2017
When mobile applications were new and companies were just starting to roll out their apps, one of the first apps I immediately downloaded was the Starbucks app.
Bond. SAVINGS Bond.
June 14, 2017
No, this blog isn’t about how Secret Service Agent James Bond fights the global criminal organization Sprectre. Rather, this week's blog is about something far less action packed but far more important to your financial investments – savings bonds.