Do I need life insurance?

Life Insurance. It seems everyone is getting some these days. A friend of ours started selling life insurance and is now trying to convince us to purchase it. His "recommended" insurance coverage for us would have run us $600 a month, to which ... Read More...

Getting over wedding disappointment

After a three-week engagement, Eric and I had a small courthouse ceremony and a 50-guest reception in my parent's backyard. At the time, I was fine with letting a lot of things go, because I knew we would have our "real" ... Read More...

Giving gifts when married

I think Eric and I will find ourselves in the minority when I make this next statement: We don't do gifts. For birthdays, anniversaries, Valentine's Day or any other gift-giving holiday except Christmas, we don't give each other gifts. And even on ... Read More...

How Do You Pay for Everything?

There are days that I think Eric and I are doing pretty well financially--I wouldn't consider ourselves well-off by any means, but we make a respectable income for a young married couple, I think. We both have stable jobs. We have ... Read More...

Is it okay to have three children?

Ever since my babies, babies, babies post, I've been thinking about two other child-related things that I just have to tell someone about because I want to know if I'm normal. Well, I already know I'm not normal... The first is...I ... Read More...