This isn’t New Math. I’m going to show you why, if given the same choice I could be given, $750 is greater than $2,000.
The company I work for is offering an incentive to donate a portion of our paycheck to United Way. If we choose to donate $5 per week ($260 annually) to United Way, we will be entered … Read More
Ok – I probably could have picked a better title. But there it is. And here you are. We will just have to live with the fact that I wrote that title out, and you decided to click it.
The urge to splurge is the inner drive we all have to go out (or log on to Amazon) and splurge … Read More
Over the last few years, I’ve been focusing heavily on our financial future and what we could have when we retire. I recently calculated all of the responsible dollars that we spend every year (roughly $67,650 or $5,637.50 each month). With all of our future planning, I never thought about what “now” we are giving up for $3.6M in … Read More
In our goal to improve how much money we are saving and investing, I became interested in how much of our discretionary income was being spent wisely. In case you don’t know, discretionary income is the money that is left over after you pay taxes and living expenses. I decided to call the wise money that we spend, “Responsible Dollars”.… Read More