2018 Goals Review and 2019 Goals

It is time to set our family Goals for 2019 and to reflect on 2018 results. This is easier to do if you are single but if married, I suggest you take your time and do it with your spouse to make sure you are on the same page. If not then it will be […]

December 2018 and Financial and Goals

Christmas was a fun like normal. It would be great to have Christmas every month. We like it so much we leave our Christmas tree up till about the middle of January. The kids had a great time but the older they get the more expensive the gifts they want. Mrs RE had another crazy […]

November 2018 and Financial and Goals

When I think of November, I think of putting up Christmas Decorations and Thanksgiving Day. It is another fun family month for sure. It is a different month in Arizona then we had in the Midwest since we don’t have the leaves turn fall colors and we don’t have Snow where we live. But I […]

Kids College Debt Ideas

Do you have kids that live at home or have grandkids then this may help give you ideas on helping this with their financial future. College costs can really be expensive if you don’t have full ride scholarships. Difference between being debt free after college or having lots of debt could be driving a moped […]

October 2018 and Financial and Goals

October is an exciting month each year with Fall weather kicking in, football and Halloween. In Arizona we had another fun month with great weather. Wish our family back in the Midwest could say the same. They saw some pretty bad storms and a lot of people lost power to their homes for a while […]

Christmas Budget and Planning

I know you may be not wanting to talk about Christmas yet but it is a fun time of the year and needs some planning to not go broke. Stores down here in Arizona are starting to get Christmas decorations out and we are still 73 days till the big day. It is easy to […]

Low Cost Arizona Fun

Today I saw on the news that an average date in Arizona costs $102. That’s expensive for most people. If you are spending that on your fun nights out then possibly you are either really wealthy or not saving for retirement. Even if you are married and have kids it is easy to spend a […]

Do you really Want to Retire Someday

So many people say they want to retire someday but they don’t see how they will ever retire. When my kids say they want to do something I ask them how bad do they want it? I also ask them what will they do to get it? Then I have them list out what they […]

Teenager Education

We have two boys at living home and they are currently ages 12 and 16 years old. If you ever had teenagers at home before you know they can be a challenge at times. If you have kids that are still young just wait. LOL It is fun talking to parents with kids to ones […]

September 2018 Financials

September was a busy and expensive month for sure. But also, it is High School Football time here in Arizona. We took the boys to one game and then Logan went to Home Coming game with friends the following week. September marks the last month of cheap golf rates also here in Arizona until next […]