Big Things in Little Boxes

November 1, 2018

You know the old adage – big things come in little boxes.  Perhaps it’s the key to your new car.  Or maybe a folded up $100 bill.  Or maybe it’s a diamond ring promising big things in the lifetime ahead.

That’s all great.  But today we’re going to flip that idea just a little.  If you’ve used a budget form before, you know there are usually little boxes next to each expense category and you fill in what you spend.  Some times you just know it’s going to be a large amount, like a house payment, medical bill, or car repair.  Other times it’s just a little thing that goes into those boxes.

Or is it? Read the rest of this entry »


The Seinfeld of Blog Posts – All About Nothing

October 4, 2018

I got nothing.  Today is my assigned blogging day for the week.  I’ve known it was coming.  I’ve had other stuff to do, but the blog has been in the back of my mind.  Usually I have at least an idea of what I’m going to write about.  But today I’m blank.  Empty.  I’ve even put everything off to the side to solely focus on my blog; I’ve really given it some thought.   And yet here I sit, writing to you about how I don’t have anything to write about.

So, I guess…..let’s pull the old Jerry Seinfeld and do a blog about nothing and maybe talk about money while we do it.  Ready?  Here we go.  Read the rest of this entry »


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