Category Archives: budgeting

Financial and Physical Fitness: Day Six

This is part of an ongoing going series about eating better by avoiding fast food during September and setting aside money under a forced savings plan.  Click here to read the introduction and click here to read other stories in the series.  Lisa and I will be sharing our experiences and what we learn during this experiment. Savings:  $6 transferred to…

Financial and Physical Fitness: Day Five

This is part of an ongoing going series about eating better by avoiding fast food during September and setting aside money under a forced savings plan.  Click here to read the introduction and click here to read other stories in the series.  Lisa and I will be sharing our experiences and what we learn during this experiment. Savings:  $5 transferred…

Financial and Physical Fitness: Day Four

This is part of an ongoing going series about eating better by avoiding fast food during September and setting aside money under a forced savings plan.  Click here to read the introduction and click here to read other stories in the series.  Lisa and I will be sharing our experiences and what we learn during this experiment. Savings:  $4 transferred…

Financial and Physical Fitness: Day Three

This is part of an ongoing going series about eating better by avoiding fast food during September and setting aside money under a forced savings plan.  Click here to read the introduction and click here to read other stories in the series.  Lisa and I will be sharing our experiences and what we learn during this experiment. Savings:  $3 transferred…

Financial and Physical Fitness: The Wife’s Perspective, Day Two

Our family is trying to go the entire month of September without fast food and setting aside a little money in savings each day.  Click here to follow our journey. Lesson Learned:  “If you have it at home, you won’t look for it elsewhere.”  Face it, half of the reason we eat out is because…

Financial and Physical Fitness: Day Two

This is part of an ongoing going series about eating better by avoiding fast food during September and setting aside money under a forced savings plan.  Click here to read the introduction and click here to read other stories in the series.  Lisa and I will be sharing our experiences and what we learn during this experiment. Savings:  $2 transferred…

Financial and Physical Fitness: The Wife’s Perspective

If you’ve read Carl’s blog, you know that our family is doing a one-month experiment during the month of September:  no fast food and banking money each day. In the month of August, our family of 3 spent approximately $165 on fast food.  I’ve listed the totals at the end of the article.   This…

Financial and Physical Fitness: Day One

This is part of an ongoing going series about eating better by avoiding fast food during September and setting aside money under a forced savings plan.  Click here to read the introduction and click here to read other stories in the series.  Lisa and I will be sharing our experiences and what we learn during…

Financial and Physical Fitness: The Introduction

This blog entry will be a bit different than what I might normally post.  I have never been a model of physical fitness, so my wife and I have been working to change that.  We work out several days a week at a fitness boot camp run by my cousin’s son.  In my line of…

Can’t Afford Attorney Fees? You Might Have Legal Insurance.

One of the hardest things facing someone who needs to file for bankruptcy is figuring out how to pay for legal fees.  Sometimes people will pay their bankruptcy fees with a tax refund.  Some people save up the money that was going toward credit card minimum payments.  For still others, they might have access to…