Money Management

Home Again…

Well, after a few days away for vacation, we are home again. I will have much to talk about in the next few days, including a brand new rant, a new diet plan, and a new debt payment schedule. Today, however, I need to tell you about my crap bank. This past week, I tried on FIVE different occasions to make a deposit, and for various reasons, I was unable to do so. This lead to some significant fees and penalties. I am furious. At two of the local branches, they had no envelopes available for night deposit, two ATM’s were down for maintenance, and then, when I did find a branch, they could not make a deposit because I…

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Money Management

Organize Your Bills!

Okay, so several have emailed about the site, and I want to thank you all for your questions and comments. If you visit this site, please leave a comment below, and your blog url (If you have one.) Now, some tips on organizing your bills, so that they are easy to find, easy to pay, and easy to file. This is a simple, dimple system that works, even for someone like me who is un-organized by nature. 1. Purchase a “file-folder-box-thing.” Like one of these: 2. Find a nice, neat place to place your bills when you get them in the mail. Also, if you can, go paper-less with your bills. Many of the bills I pay are paper-less. I…

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