summit-bracket2 bracket2 atm-outline location-pin-outline location-pin-filled atm-filled calendar2 bracket google-play[2] app-store summit-location-pin-lg code lock user worksheets phone print programs open pdf checkmark-form close-x close download checkmark-chart checklists blog-tools social-facebook social-google-plus social-pinterest social-twitter social-youtube ehl calendar calculators bracket22 checkmark email text-area-corner external-link success error information warning calendar-add-event auto-rates mortgage-rates home-equity new-certificates ncua summit-logo-itmoi arrow-left arrow-right checkmark2 summit-logo-white summit-bracket silhouette arrow-down arrow-up auto-rates2 blog calculators2 call ehl2 home-equity2 itmoi locate mortgage-rates2 new-certificates2 programs2 search summit-location-pin-sm tools clock

 

Congratulations Jenniffer our $10,000 winner!

 

An American in Paris
Karl and Heather
Je déteste mon argent! This phrase was proclaimed to a foreign exchange agent in Paris by a friend of ours. Translation: I hate my money! After repeated attempts, the agent finally pleaded, stop butchering our language and speak English! Turns out trying to learn some French a week before visiting there is not actually an effective strategy.
Read More 
Confidence Boosters
Karl and Heather
Today is Christmas Eve, which means there is only one more week of Project Money remaining. Our activities of sharing thoughts and financial learnings through blogs, social media posts, videos and interviews will be wrapping up. I can say that being put-on-the-spot to write and talk about our experiences has awoken levels of confidence that have been dormant for a very long time:
Read More 
Roxy’s Holiday Expressions
Karl and Heather
Throughout our months in Project Money we have shared feelings and thoughts of every family member with the exception of one…Roxy. The fact that she is a dog is all the more reason for us to share how she’s handling the elevated financial stress of the holiday season.  
Read More 
Holidays on a Budget
Karl and Heather
After many months in Project Money, we have come to the conclusion that there is no such thing is an ‘easy’ month. School-related activities, ice skating, un-planned expenses and life in general keep us always on our financial toes. Adding in the holiday season and the stress that comes along with it is making late November and December particularly challenging.
Read More 
Pros and Cons of Getting a Second Dog
Karl and Heather
This week’s blog is 100% crafted by our daughter Hadley (completely unsolicited by Heather and me, yet directed to us), and demonstrates perfectly the learnings and wisdom she has gained from our family’s participation in Project Money…
Read More 
Holiday Budgeting
Karl and Heather
Coming off of a penny-wise Thanksgiving has motivated us to think about the remaining festive weeks of 2017. The three areas that we have honed in on and would like to share our thoughts are: Gifts, Travel and Meals.
Read More