Money Can’t Buy Happiness… or Can It?

Money Can’t Buy Happiness… or Can It?

“Money can’t buy happiness” is a well-known saying.  Research has found this to be somewhat true – money is only correlated with happiness up to a certain income level.  If someone doesn’t have enough money to get by, they are more likely to be unhappy. However, once...
Car Loans, Timeshares, and Murphy’s Law – Fall Update

Car Loans, Timeshares, and Murphy’s Law – Fall Update

For all of you who are new to FM, I post an update every couple of months that shows how we’re doing on our debt snowball and other goals.  A couple years ago, I shared a post called What to Do When You’re Feeling Stuck.  In this post, I discussed my three year...
Scrapbooking, Cannoli, and Fur Babies: July/August Update

Scrapbooking, Cannoli, and Fur Babies: July/August Update

For those of you who are new readers, I post an update every few months that shows how we’re doing on our debt snowball and other life goals.  A couple years ago, I shared a post called What to Do When You’re Feeling Stuck.  In this post, I discussed my three...
Arizona Travel Guide: 10 Frugal Things to Do

Arizona Travel Guide: 10 Frugal Things to Do

Since my hubby and I are currently on a three year spending ban while we pay off $117,000 of student loan debt, we don’t generally travel.  However, we went to Arizona last year because my step grandpa passed away and we were there for his funeral. It was a sad...