Your checkbook is like a gas tank

What would you do if you ran out of gas? Would you risk asking for assistance from strangers? Would you call a tow-truck or AAA? Would you take a long walk to the nearest station and buy a gallon tank? Most people have no idea what they would do in this scenario. The good news…

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If you can read box scores, you can budget!

I am constantly amazed at guys that can read box scores and can tell you everything that happened, even if they didn’t watch the game. They speak in figures: Innings, At-Bats, Runs, Errors, all kinds of information that a novice fan would think was as complicated as Trigonometry (PS – I had to spellcheck that word).…

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Handling money is like driving a car

You see, using a Budget is like a windshield – it allows you to look ahead, make safe course corrections, and enjoy the ride. Using Cash is like using the side windows: You can quickly see what is happening around you, lower it when things start to get too hot, and raise it in case…

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Tree-tirement – a simple way to look at how saving for retirement works

Simply put, saving for retirement is like planting the seed and watering it in order to grow a big, strong tree.

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Credit Cards are like Cereal

How did we end up with so many?  We meant to have only one, yet here we are with more than we can handle.  How do we get rid of them? This humorous look at our cupboards is a great example of how we end up with more Credit Cards than we said we would…

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