In any national park, nature grows unbothered. Protected from lawnmowers, construction equipment or builders, the land is untamed. Wildflowers accent the waist-high grasses. Dispersed seeds turn into saplings, grow into trees. The land exists as I imagine it did at… Read More »Chaos and Order: Finances in a Wild World
Recently, I took one of my daughters ice-skating. On the ice, balancing on skates like a new-born giraffe, I noticed the wide variance in skill at this public skate. There was everything from figure skaters, to first-timers, to once-in-a-decaders, like… Read More »Failure is an Option
What if you went a whole month without spending money? Could you do it? Would it save you money in the long run? My family and I are about to find out as we embark on our second journey through… Read More »No-Spend February: The Benefits of a Spending Fast
In the immortal words of Mike Tyson “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face.” Budgets are plans, but many people have a hard time sticking to them because of the unexpected emergencies and opportunities in life.… Read More »Is Your Budget Getting Punched in the Face?