Cash, Family, Money Management

What Works For Me – Combining Our Finances

My wife and I have been married for almost thirteen years.  For that entire time, even before we got serious about managing our money, we believed in combining our finances.  Here’s our simple system and what works for us. Our Combined Finances – Checking Accounts – We have one, joint, primary checking account.  My wife and I can both write…

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10 Places To Look When Scrounging For Change

I have a pretty funny story about scrounging for change. Two years ago, right before Christmas, I gathered up all of the lose change in our house and headed to a local grocery store.  My goal was to use the store’s Conistar machine and exchange my coins for an Amazon gift certificate.  I’m not sure exactly how much change I…

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