And Our Next Car is…

We bought a car!  If you read my last post, you knew our requirements were a car with good gas mileage that’s big enough for our dog, and that can handle snow. My wife researched for weeks, so we had our choices narrowed down to a few different CUV’s and SUV’s.  The highest car on…

Time to Test Ourselves!

Now that we’re getting back into the swing of things with jobs and not vacationing nine months a year (poor us), it’s time to really test ourselves against the money rules I always push.  Primarily, how much car can you afford and how much house you can afford. That’s right, we’re about to experience two…

How Rich People Handle Money

Check out this great story from a reader, Drake, on how his rich father handles money.  Sometimes we like to think all rich people are driving around in brand new BMW’s and Mercedes… when in fact, most of those new cars are driven by people who can’t even afford them!  Here’s the story: I’m not…

Are You a Debt Enabler?

We’re really good at enabling each other to get into debt because we rarely find happiness in telling our friends and family they’re making a bad decision!  Buying a new car you can’t afford – go for it, you deserve it!  Want to take that trip to Vegas – no worries, you’ll pay your credit…