Pet Insurance?

If you have pets, do you have pet insurance? Why or why not? I'm looking into getting pet insurance for my cat. The plan I'm looking at costs $22 per month and covers costs incurred because of an illness or injury, and has some additional benefits (takes $250 off of boarding fees ... Read more...

Frugal Food: Odds and Ends Pasta

Sunday night I was working on a home improvement project (not the chair, a bookshelf that I was able to breathe some new life into) and was at a loss for what to have for dinner. I had nothing prepared, so leftovers were out. It was pouring rain, so I didn't want to go get ... Read more...

Revolution, Not Reform

Last night I watched the HBO special about Gloria Steinem, Gloria: In Her Own Words. At the very beginning of the documentary, Gloria remembers back to her first days in New York when she had to sleep on friends' sofas because she was having a hard time getting her own apartment. ... Read more...

August Goals

As I mentioned yesterday, I'm going to go back to a system of posting monthly goals. Even though I'm a little late to the game this month, this is what I want to work before September: 1. Pay $1100 towards my car loanThis will actually happen on September 2, but I need to put it ... Read more...

I’m Back!

I just got home this morning from a week-long mini vacation with my sister. It was amazing to get away for a little while, for a lot of reasons. One of them is that I'm feeling re-energized about personal finance again. I was going through a period of the ho-hums with my money ... Read more...