Category Archives: Spending Money

Cash (Flow) Is King

As the saying goes, cash is king in so many ways. When you have cash available, it’s easier to take advantage of opportunities as they arise, you can get discounts on the products or services you buy, and you’re less dependent on the fickle winds of fate.

This cash doesn’t have to literally be money you can hold in your hand. It’s usually money that you have available in a bank account for daily expenses, future needs (both planned and unplanned), and desires. » Read more

Are You Good at Spending Money?

Are you good at spending money? I’m not.

Well, I take that back. I seem to have no problem spending more money than I maybe ought to — on eating out, things for other people, or stuff that makes the house look nicer.

But when it comes to spending money on actual physical things for myself, that’s another matter. » Read more

Wrapping up a Hectic, Spendy Week

I’m super beat after this hectic week, so today’s post will be rather short. It’s also been a spendy week, so I need to recover from that too! (So much for not spending much money this month.)

I had an unexpected car repair to the tune of nearly $900 (although, when are car repairs ever expected?). It’s mostly labor costs — kinda makes me wish I had a bunch of tools and more free time. But then again my mechanic sure knows a lot more about cars than I do, so better him than me.

How has your week been? Any plans for Valentine’s day? We’ll just be hanging out doing the usual stuff, along with some relaxing.

1 9 10 11 12 13 14