Category: Blog Posts

What is Lifestyle Creep: How to Identify and Avoid It

Lifestyle creep, also known as Lifestyle inflation, increases one's spending resulting from an increase in income. In many cases, expected to keep up with appearances as items once considered luxuries become necessities....

Should I Buy Pet Insurance? 3 Points to consider

One of my favorite sayings is “It doesn’t matter until it does,” and that’s what happened to my wife and me this past weekend. For a few days, our cat was very lethargic, curled up like a bread loaf most of the day...

How To “Manage Up” at Work

So, what is “Managing Up?” It demonstrates the ability to guide, instruct, and lead a team and or your own supervisor even though you are not in a formal management position. Simply put, managing your manager. Managing your manager? Yes, it can be as tricky as it sounds. You...

Tips & Tricks: How I kept my wedding under $6,000

Getting married can be expensive. First the engagement ring. Then the engagement party. Wedding Shower. Rehearsal dinner, etc. The expenses do not stop. There’s a lot of financial decisions to make. I make decent money and my wife is a young teacher, but we didn’t want to spend a...