How Does She Get Her Husband to Stop Being a Tightwad?
Joanne in Castleton wants to know how she can get her husband to loosen up a bit with their spending. She writes: My husband has us on a tight budget but I don't feel like we need to be. We both make good money and have kept our jobs during the pandemic. He also has separate savings account that we use when we go on vacation. That account is doing well because we haven't gone anywhere in over a year. I want to buy some fun things like shoes and maybe some expensive wine that I want to try, but he's being really stingy. How do I get him to loosen up on spending?
April Went Quicker Thanks to Beer and Liquor
My friend, we'll call him Chuck, sent a group text to a bunch of us the other night asking, "How much have you spent in alcohol the past month?"   He claimed it was for a "school project" which got a chuckle out of the crew.  But soon after, the responses (and dollar amounts) started to fly.
How Much Do You Spend On Your Pets At Christmas?
Christmas is the season of giving and that means all of the family members including our pets. Some of us spend a lot and others not so much. But a survey shows that 95% of pet owners will buy their furry friend a gift. How much will you spend on them?
Even Those Who Aren’t Broke Are Breaking Down. How Are You Handling This Economy?
Sadly, I think I'm a lot like most people when it comes to this recession and impending debt ceiling crises, the less I have to think about it the better.  We all just try to get through it with the hopes that it will lead to a better day. Unfortunately, you can't really get away from it because no matter who you are or where you live, it's effecting you , your family and how you live...