Can you be too safe with money?  

As people interested in personal finance, we are often taught to take the safe road when it comes to money. I think Eric and I are great examples (yup, that’s me patting ourselves on the back right there) of what can ... Read More...

I Need a Cheaper Cell Phone Plan

In our quest to save for our down payment, we've been eliminating excess spending, and hunkering down on our budget. We've brought down our cable bill, internet bill, put ourselves on an allowance, and have really been sticking to our budget--finally. But ... Read More...

Saving Money #Fail

Psst, have you entered my $100 giveaway? So last week, I called DirectTV and told them my bill was too high and I needed a way to lower it. I do this every few months, and every few months they shave about ... Read More...

What Lifestyle Inflation Means to Us

In addition to saving $30k this year, another goal Eric and I had was to enjoy our increase in income by allowing ourselves to indulge in some "lifestyle inflation." Lifestyle inflation is practically a dirty term in the personal finance community, ... Read More...