Back on June 21st, I told you I registered for my first semester of graduate classes. It cost $4,950 for 2 classes ($2,475 each). That day, I submitted my reimbursement paperwork to my boss. He signed it, but his boss was out until the following … [Read more...] about Got my tuition reimbursement…minus 20 cents!
We have too many accounts, and I can't handle the overwhelming feeling of clutter and confusion, even though they're just sitting there minding their own business. We have: 2 Checking Accounts (Bank of America is primary) 5 Savings Accounts … [Read more...] about I can’t handle all these accounts!
After spending days preparing for and writing the Carnival of Personal Finance #103: The 24 Edition last week, I had to take a bit of a break from looking at carnivals and festivals. Now I'm ready to look through the 78 or so entries for this week's … [Read more...] about Carnival of Personal Finance #104 Recap
A post by Madame X at My Open Wallet got me thinking about our own check usage over the years. I looked up our records in Quicken, which go back to Feb, 2003 and came up with these numbers: 2003: 38 (I think I lost a bunch of transactions when I … [Read more...] about Check Usage Decline
When my wife and I were still dating, we discussed money and marriage. Whew, that got heated. I was adamant that finances be kept separate, while she wanted shared accounts. Well, this was about 5 years ago, and I didn't really understand why she … [Read more...] about Joint vs. Separate Checking Accounts – Which to Choose?