Italy Expenses

MSMomsmoney asked in a recent comment if I would detail our expenses for the Italy trip. I’m missing whatever my husband spent on daily expenses since I don’t know that amount and he’s busy right now. (I’d guess about $250 total for him... read more

Hm, More Clothes Than I Thought

As I mentioned previously, we lost our luggage recently. We’ve still only gotten one bag back, which means that a good deal of our clothes are still missing. We’ve gone out and replaced quite a bit (I got 3 packs of tank tops at $11.50/pack at Costco, for... read more

7 Money-Related Things I Regret Doing

Ready? Here we go: 1. Took out a loan to buy a brand-new car. I bought it with the idea that it would be reliable, and it turned out to be a lemon. (I think it needed 3 clutches in 4 years, and 2 brake jobs?) Plus, it instantly depreciated. I was very happy to sell... read more

Business Insurance and Risk Management

According to a recent article from, 70-80% of businesses fail within ten years of inception. This happens because every company is exposed to a massive number of risks (I’ll tell you exactly how many in a moment). If you want your business to succeed... read more

5 Ways to Save Money on Your Car Insurance

Car insurance costs make up a large portion of the average household’s monthly bills, and as customers frequently select “basic” insurance policies from insurance providers they often miss out on easy ways to reduce monthly bills. This article will explore five easy... read more

The Financial Impact of Pets

The financial impact of pets really hit home for us last night. We have a Rhodesian Ridgeback, and as you can see he is a flop-eared dog. Dogs with floppy ears are more prone to ear infections, so we check and clean his ears fairly often. The most recent check... read more

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