Revenge Spending and Other Married Money Tricks

The author of Kiplinger article ‘How Money Is Used as a Weapon in Relationships’ says: “Money is among the most powerful weapons of control in a relationship.” Money and control in a relationship is a complex and powerful topic. Yet newlyweds as well as long time married folks may not even be aware of some of the … … Continue reading

7 Ways Preparing for Emergency Survival can be Green

I’ve recently been reading up on survival preparedness in case of a loss of power for lengthy periods of time. Residents of developed nations are dismally dependent on electricity to make it through their days. Without power, nothing works – for most of us – no lights, no heat, no air conditioning, no entertainment, possibly no … … Continue reading

Should YOU Buy a Boat?

Although we live in the Midwest US, every weekend (and weekday during summer months) we see folks in their pickups hauling boats on trailers. There are boat shows, boats at Cabella’s, boat manufacturers and lots of people whose main recreation is ‘going to the lake’. My growing up family were definitely land lubbers. We didn’t own … … Continue reading