My wife and I tend to balance each other out, it's why we make a great team. She's a very spontaneous, â€œLet's just GO FOR IT,â€ kind of person. I fall more on the, â€œLet's just wait and see,â€ conservative side of the fence. If it wasn't for my … [Read more...] about Delayed Spending Gives You Choices!
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Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net When my son got his driverâ€™s license, in many ways daily life became much more convenient for both of us. He could drive himself to work, friendsâ€™ homes, and to run errands. It also … [Read more...] about Teaching A Teen About Tipping
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I was at the gas station filling up our van before we left town. It had been awhile since the family bus had been washed, so I purchased a premium car wash as I swiped my card and went through the pay at the pump process. When the tank was … [Read more...] about Think Before You Spend
We take for granted the complexity of things we do every day. They seem simple to us because we've done them countless times, but when we try to explain the process to someone else it comes out sounding extremely complex. I had one … [Read more...] about Teaching The Skill Of Cashing A Paycheck