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Positive Statistics To Make You Smile

All too often we (myself included) are talking about doom and gloom statistics, like how 2/3 of Americans can’t cover a $1,000 emergency or how the VAST majority of Americans have WAY too little in retirement savings.  I thought it would be a fun exercise to dig up some positive …

John C’s Resume of Failure

J$ over at Budgets Are Sexy laid down the gauntlet to publish a resume of failures to balance out the record in terms of success.  Naturally we tend to advertise our successes much much more than our failures, it’s just human nature. Our failures get buried in the backyard and …

How 1 Conversation Saved Us $7,200

I spent a lot of time looking into daycare and preschool costs for our youngest kid in the house, our nephew who turned four back in May.  Even though we are his legal guardian, and not a parent, our income is still counted for daycare assistance from the state and …