Long-term saving is your friend.

Between juggling my family's daily needs, budgeting for our normal monthly bills, and the pressure of building up our everyday savings account, the thought of long-term saving is overwhelming. My husband is a risk-taker. He’s comfortable with investing and sees the advantages of long-term saving. I, on the other hand, am not. I want my money in … Continue reading Long-term saving is your friend.

Loving Your Budget for Dummies: Part 1

I'd like to start this off by saying something very important – I am not a budget expert (hence the Dumb and Dumber reference in my first post). I’m just your average, everyday working mom who is trying to fit all of the puzzle pieces of life together – including a family budget. Budget. Eh, it’s … Continue reading Loving Your Budget for Dummies: Part 1

Meet Katie: Questions own intellect

You know that scene from Dumb and Dumber when Lloyd and Harry are at rock bottom so Lloyd goes to the grocery store just to get the bare essentials. The next scene has Lloyd walking down the street with a supersized cowboy hat, paddle ball game, pinwheels and a case of beer. That pretty much sums up … Continue reading Meet Katie: Questions own intellect