My Most Important Financial Tool

Want to know what my most important financial tool is? What do you think? Budget? Emergency savings? Cash flow statement? Financial planner? Nope, none of those. My most important financial tool is my wife! Let me explain. We’re On The Same Page My wife and I talk to each other about our financial goals and […]

Welcome ProBlogger Readers to Couple Money!

Thanks for reading my post on improving my site with the 31 Day Challenge! I had a blast with it and as I continued following a modified weekly version of it, I’m hoping that it’ll help Couple Money’s community to grow. My hope is that you’ll look around and join us we’re building financial freedom […]

Couple Money Giveaway: 6 Month Anniversary

I started this site 6 months ago and I’m so grateful for the support that has been shown. A lot has happy in the last 6 months, going from house hunting to moving out of our apartment while the dispute with the new place went on (they raised the rent too high), finding a temporary […]

Is Your Life Insurance Agent Biased?

Can You Trust Your Life Insurance Agent? Your life insurance agent is biased. How do I know? I used to be one. Not only is your agent biased, I can attest to the fact that it is unavoidable. There’s something called a “conflict of interest” that the Freakonomics guys wrote about in the section about […]

Accelerating Our Mortgage Payments to Save $40K!

March is here and it’s the start of our mortgage payments! We paid our regular payment at the beginning of this month. If you remember from last month, we mentioned that we wanted to use our tax refund to pay down our mortgage. We also want to go ahead and send regular extra principal payments. Our […]

Interview with Adam Baker on Unautomating Your Finances

I’m a big fan of Man Vs Debt and was happy to see his new guide Unautomate Your Finances released yesterday. As you can see from my review of it yesterday, I really think it’s a solid guide for handling your finances. If you haven’t already checked out his site, I think you’ll be amazed at […]

Unautomate Your Finances Review

Today Adam Baker from Man Vs Debt is releasing his first financial guide, Unautomate Your Finances. I’ve had the pleasure of reading the guide and wanted to share and review some of my thoughts on the book. Unautomate Your Finances Overview Unautomate Your Finances is packed with a lot of information. It flows from motivation […]

One Car Family This Week

Planned Car Repair Bill – Sharing a Car It’s time to repair the Volkswagen.  My car has been having some problems, and after getting an estimate from our local mechanic, we decided to have the car repaired Monday. I was pretty proud that we planned ahead and had our schedule worked out for Monday and have the money […]