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Should You Combine Your Finances?

Mr. LSF and I have been married for 3 years now, but for the first 2.5 years of our marriage, we managed our finances separately.  Heck we even bought a house without combining our finances. I honestly don’t even remember why we thought this was a good idea, but we must have at some point. Read more about Should You Combine Your Finances?[…]

3 Steps for Efficient Meal Planning

Groceries are a major part of everyone’s expenditures – we all have to eat, right?  Not only are groceries a hit to your wallet, they also takes a toll on the environment.  Growing, raising, processing, packaging, distributing, and storing food all have a negative impact on the environment.  With approximately 1/3 of all the food Read more about 3 Steps for Efficient Meal Planning[…]

Invest More or Pay Off Mortgage?

The classic debate – pay off your mortgage early, or invest that money?  For those of you who are homeowners, this is undoubtedly something you’ve tossed around.  Whichever route you choose, you really can’t go wrong.   Let’s go through some pros and cons of paying off your mortgage early. This post assumes you don’t have Read more about Invest More or Pay Off Mortgage?[…]