Monthly Archives: January 2011

How I Got Out Of Debt

It’s been a while since I’ve written about how my wife and I paid off our consumer debt.  I thought new readers (and folks who have been around for years) might benefit from a retelling of our story. Back in … Continue reading

Posted in Debt Reduction, Debt Story | 4 Comments

Firmly Standing On The Middle Ground

As I sat down tonight to work on our budget for February – using the awesome You Need A Budget – I noticed something:  I stand rather firmly on the middle ground.  Allow me to explain – There are some … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Frugality | 7 Comments

Achieving Financial Goals – The Process Remains The Same

I do not like distractions.  When I am working on an article, I don’t want to listen to music.  When I am watching television, I do not want to hear the noise of the dish washer.  My mind is of … Continue reading

Posted in Goals, Money Management, Saving Money | 1 Comment

Compost Bin Made From Old Pallets

I recently built a compost bin from some old shipping pallets.  I thought you guys might like to see a few pictures of the bin – and read about how and why I built it. Up front, I will readily … Continue reading

Posted in Frugality, Home Maintenance, Resources | 9 Comments