Should we save for our child’s post-secondary education?

Should we save for our child's post-secondary education?

The discussion around the dinner table a few nights ago started with Mr. Unchained’s simple question: When is one considered an adult? To his annoyance, I replied that it depended entirely on the situation. Despite his urging to just give… Continue Reading

Week 10 of the Crash Cash Diet

week 10 of the crash cash diet

Can you believe it’s already been 10 weeks since we first started our Crash Cash Diet? As a recap, we withdraw $140 every Friday, which is distributed as follows: $60 for groceries for the week for me and Mr. Unchained… Continue Reading

Budgeting for the next two months and wedding gifts

Today, I learned that because I will now be employed directly by the company (as opposed to being employed through an agency), my pay days are now every other week, as opposed to every week. I really enjoyed being paid… Continue Reading

How the Crash Cash Diet almost failed on Day 2

Yesterday, I recapped Day 1 of our Crash Cash Diet and concluded it was a success since I had money leftover in both grocery and household expenses categories and hadn’t touched my $20 of personal spending money. This morning, I fell… Continue Reading

Day 1 of the Crash Cash Diet Challenge

Earlier today, when I introduced our Crash Cash Diet Challenge, I mentioned that one of the reasons we were starting it on a Friday was because the new sales start at my local grocery store on Fridays. Since I haven’t… Continue Reading