When Money Lessons Are Hard – Part Two

It was ticket buying day, and we had a problem.  Two of our kids had saved enough money to purchase plane tickets to see grandma and grandpa but the third had not.  If you’re wondering what I’m talking about, you’ll want to see last week’s post here. Now, obviously this came as no surprise to Bret and I.  After all, …

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The Fun Things Budgeting Can Do

Last summer, our family was lucky enough to be able to take a an amazing family road trip throughout the American West.  We’re lucky because we both have jobs that allow us to travel and enjoy life at the same time. The reality is, however, planning for the trip took a lot of sacrifice in other areas of our lives. …

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Consider the Lowly Gift Card for Families Who Travel

It’s getting late, are you still looking for Christmas gifts?  Are family members looking for ideas for your kids?  Don’t overlook the fun potential of gift cards. Boring?  You say?  Ahhh…. Maybe at first glance.  Consider, however, that a few gift cards from favorite places can turn a blah winter day into a gift card free adventure. A few years …

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