September 2009

Late summer means fires to Californians and this year is no exception.  Fire season is generally considered to be between August and December.  Of course, wildfires don’t always adhere to this time frame but the combination of dry conditions and Santa Ana winds are prevalent in September and October. Fire Hits Two years ago on an […]

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The NFL season began Thursday with an entertaining game between Tennessee and Pittsburgh that went into overtime before there was winner.  At times it looked bad for the Steelers, but they persevered and ultimately won.  This is an important principal when it’s comes to any of life’s challenges including personal finances. Here are some of my […]

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Many times I’ve referenced the teachings of Dave Ramsey (DR) and what I learned from his Financial Peace University course.  You might have gotten the impression that I follow the teachings 100 percent.  I hope it doesn’t burst your bubble but there are three ways major ways I differ with Dave Ramsey. Credit Card Use DR […]

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August Wrap-Up

by Kay Lynn

It’s September and school has started and some parts of the country already are enjoying cooler weather.  This August wrap-up includes online income, lending club news, a movie review and an update on our new TV. Online Income I continued selling books on Half.com and earned $46.54.  I did not sell anything on Ebay due to […]

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The headline reads, “Tightwads and Spendthrifts Attract, Marry, Fight” and I knew this was blog material.  You see I’ve been married to financially incompatible people twice and in opposite ways!  The first time I was the tightwad (because someone had to be) and the second time I am the spendthrift.   A study that included over a […]

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