The end of the school year is approaching quickly, which means graduation party planning for my son is in high gear. Inviting a large number of friends and family to our home to help us celebrate this milestone in our son's life can be expensive, so … [Read more...] about 5 Ways To Save Money On A Graduation Party
Archives for April 2017
Debit and credit cards are commonly thought to be the pinnacle in payment convenience, requiring a swipe, the push of a few buttons and you're on your way. Some may argue swiping a card is too convenient, potentially resulting overspending. To these … [Read more...] about Three Reasons Cash Is Still King
The rich get richer. It's a common phrase generally meant to mean that it seems wealthy people have an easier time generating more income. They catch all the breaks. Similarly, it seems like those with good credit catch all the breaks when it comes … [Read more...] about How Your Credit Score Affects Loan Interest
Our public school system is failing our children. April is Financial Literacy Month, but you'd never know it. There's no special events at our public school, special units in any of the classes, and there's not a single poster to be … [Read more...] about Financial Literacy Month: Should Personal Finance Be Taught In School?
The keg vs canned beer debate is one that I tackled awhile back, but what about soda? During a planning discussion for my son's graduation party my wife suggested getting a keg of root beer, but also wondered aloud if it was really just a novelty or … [Read more...] about Keg, Canned, or 2-Liter Bottles: Which is The Cheapest Way To Buy Root Beer?
On our recent family road trip to Florida my son tapped me repeatedly on the shoulder and excitedly pointed out the window towards a Sonic fast-food restaurant. Since we don't have Sonic in our area, and we had heard the ice cream was very good, we … [Read more...] about Do You Tip At Sonic?