Money

Our Take on Kids and Allowances

Disclaimer: This is such a touchy subject and carries opinions that cover the spectrum. I know, because I’ve read many of these through the years as we have worked to figure out the best allowance system for our family. I’ve decided that’s what it takes…. doing what best works for your family and being willing…

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Personal Finance

Personal finances are something my husband and I have talked a lot about recently. We are approaching the first anniversary of me quitting my teaching job to stay at home with our 2 wonderful boys. This decision meant giving up half of what we were used to living on. It was a decision we made with some…

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The Road Called Money

I often think of C.S. Lewis’s book The Screwtape Letters. If you’ve not read it, I strongly encourage you to do so. In this book, Lewis presents a premise: the devil doesn’t want you in the middle of the road (representing truth), regardless of which road you choose. He wants you in the ditch. The…

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7 Ways to Take Your Finances to the Next Level

By Dr. Troy (The OolaGuru) Originally posted on January 25, 2016 “The OolaSeeker lovingly likes to pick on me for my lifestyle. More specifically the material successes of my life. He highlights the cars, homes, early retirement, and travel. While it can be interesting to talk about a Maserati, a beach home, or exotic travel, he tends to…

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