Monthly Archives: November 2011

Spreadsheet For Children’s Savings – Encourage Kids To Save

I recently created a spreadsheet to help my son track his savings.  He has moved beyond the simple three-jar setup that we used for his older sister – and I recently helped him open his very own Kids Savings Account … Continue reading

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No Credit Needed Weekend Roundup

Here are a few of my favorite posts from some of my favorite personal finance writers from this past week – From my fellow Money Tips Network members – Five Cent Nickel suggests four ways to save water and money … Continue reading

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Make The Payment To Yourself

My wife and I have been saving up for a new-to-us automobile. Instead of financing the purchase of a newer car, we have been making monthly payments to ourselves. Each month I initiate a transfer from my local checking account … Continue reading

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Beginning And Ending And Beginning Again

Over the past several weeks, I have been working on several projects around the house.  I built my son a bunk bed (picture below).  I constructed a storage-and-shelving unit for the shed.  I installed a new mailbox, with a a … Continue reading

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