Update #7 – February 2017

Since we’ve started really attacking our debt, interesting things have been happening with our money.  Some good, some not so great, but all kind of crazy when you think about it.  In October, we had a setback due to a hospital bill we weren’t expecting (which we might finally have some updated news on soon!).  […]

Ode to a Nigerian Prince, Or, How to Avoid a Scam

Dear Mr. Nigerian Prince Email Scam Guy, I’ve gotta hand it to you.  You’re a hard worker.  You, and others like you, have spent countless hours cranking out heartfelt, impassioned, and completely fabricated pleas for help, meticulously designed to liberate billions of dollars out of well-meaning citizens’ wallets.  And it must be working, too, or […]

It’s Not About the Coffee

Alright, let’s talk about the “latte factor.”  You know, the one that berates people for their morning coffee routine.  Just in case you’re one of today’s lucky 10,000, the latte factor suggests that if instead of spending $5 every weekday in the drive-through, you saved that money in an investment account earning an average 8% […]