Do It All – With A Savings Snowball

How do you save for the short term (big purchases, vacations, a wedding), a house downpayment, and retirement, and pay off debt at the same time?  And stay sane?

It can all seem overwhelming.  And if there’s one thing that makes someone shy away from anything personal finance (or anything) it’s when something seems too frustrating, complicated, and more trouble than it’s worth.… Read More

What Can You Do With $25?

What can you buy with $25?

Off the top of my head, a daily Venti Starbucks Latte on the way to work, or a $5 footlong from Subway every day for lunch, a new shirt, 2 movie tickets, a 30 pack of cheap beer, 8 or 9 gallons of gas…or a dollar a year for the rest of your life.… Read More