Retirement savings used to feel like such an elusive thing to me. Back in my early 20s, I didn’t grasp the importance or meaning of setting aside money for my later years. Thankfully that was a short-lived stretch of lack of understanding and by my mid to late 20s I was socking away a nice chunk of change every year into a company sponsored 401k plan.
Sometimes life gives us a bowl of cherries that’s mostly pits. It happens. The furnace decides to quit working a week before Christmas. The car needs a new transmission just when your first child is starting college. Unexpected expenses creep up on us when we least want to see them. An emergency fund is a… Continue reading How to build an emergency fund
I can’t tell you how often I hear “it’s expensive to eat healthy”. I get it. I understand the basis for the comment. A natural foods store does appear to be more expensive than a conventional supermarket. But I’ve done some price comparisons and the findings reveal that there’s not much difference between our local… Continue reading Eating healthy on the cheap