Archive for February 2007

The power of an invitation!

I was recently invited to guest-post on someone else's blog. I must say that it was an honor to be trusted enough to post on the blog. It made me stop and think about the power of an invitation.  Because someone invited me to guest-post on a blog, I was able to write a guest-post…

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How to Spend the Tax Refund

It is Tax Refund season! I know that every year, I am giving the government a tax-free loan, but I still receive a large tax refund every year.  I am not sure why I have not changed it to where I break even at the end of the year, but I think it might be…

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Another New Tool: The Mini-Budget

A Mini-Budget is used to spend irregular income such as tax refunds, bonuses, and inherited money.  It can also be used to budget for a home project, wedding, or other event. Here is how it works – let's say you are going to be having a wedding.  Lord knows how much money we can spend…

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Budget-busting expenses

Need help in overcoming budget-busting expenses?  You know the big ones – Christmas, the quarterly insurance premium, the annual property taxes, etc. Here is a simple way to smooth out these large expenses.   In the example, you can see some certified, bona-fide budget-busting expenses.  Wouldn't you agree with me that a $450 or a…

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