February 2012

I spent some time yesterday reworking our monthly budget.  It was no longer possible to stay in budget for some of the categories.  Even though adjustments are made each month, it got to the point I needed to redo the template. There’s another reason driving the new budget which I’ll share with you a little […]

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Last month our family had some bad news. A member was diagnosed with breast cancer. She had surgery and is on the path to recovery but I had to wonder. Why her instead of me or any of the rest of us? I decided to do something about it and join the fight against breast […]

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Are you a Mac or a PC?  I’m a PC and always have been.  I’m one of the five people who bought Microsoft Zunes instead of Apple iPods to play music.   It seemed foolish to me to pay so much more for the Apple products when the competitors met my needs just as well and […]

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As retirement beckons, you may be reluctant to leave the world of work completely behind. Sure, it will be great to take that round-the-world trip, or more trips to the park with your grandkids, but your work is a meaningful part of your life, and you want to stay in the game. The good news […]

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Are you intrigued by saving a few bucks here and there? Do you unplug your power strip every time you leave the house, just so that you can save $5 a year on electricity? Or, maybe you never open your windows while driving because it creates drag and therefore wastes gas and money. You might […]

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