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...
Gift Ideas for the Adventurous Guy

Gift Ideas for the Adventurous Guy

Have a guy in your life that lives and breathes adventure? If he’s not jumping out of a perfectly good plane, he’s hiking, biking, or doing extreme sports. If he’s an avid outdoorsman, he might seem like he has everything. But if he’s got a birthday coming up (or you...
How to do Project Life on a Budget

How to do Project Life on a Budget

Have you ever felt frustrated with scrapbooking? Maybe you wanted to stick with it but it became too expensive or time-consuming, or you just weren’t happy with how the layouts turned out.  I used to feel that way. I’m not a creative person at all, and I...