Triple A? What do you think?

November 28, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Due to an unusual series of events, I've been rethinking my decision not to join AAA (aka Triple A, formerly titled the Automobile Association of America.)  For the purposes of my life, … [Read more...]

Quotable: George Bush

November 27, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"We believe the American people can spend their money better than the government can spend it." … [Read more...]

To Shop or Not To Shop

November 26, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Happy Thanksgiving, friends!  It is nearly 10 on Thanksgiving night.  The kiddos as tucked in bed and I'm facing a stack of Black Friday ads.  Shall I venture out, or stay in my warm … [Read more...]

Road-Warrior Restaurant Deals

November 25, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Thanks to Bargain Briana for reminding me to stock up on restaurant deals before the December season of traveling begins.  I like to fill the glove box with birthday meals and other coupons … [Read more...]

Save on Textbooks

November 23, 2009 | Kate Horrell

If you've ever taken a college class, you probably remember being amazed at how much the textbooks cost.  Even though I've been a student off and on for over 20 years, I was still … [Read more...]

Outrageous Overdraft Fees

November 22, 2009 | Kate Horrell

If you've been reading for a while, you have probably noticed that I'm a huge fan of Navy Federal Credit Union, USAA, and Pentagon Federal Credit Union.  They have always provided good … [Read more...]

Old Navy 50% Coupon Today

November 21, 2009 | Kate Horrell

This may be the strangest promotion I've seen lately, but I'm willing to work with it.  Old Navy is doing a Thanksgiving weekend promotion called Gobblepalooza, with its very own website … [Read more...]

Quotable: Eli Broad

November 20, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"There is no substitute for knowledge. To this day, I read three newspapers a day. It is impossible to read a paper without being exposed to ideas. And ideas.. more than money.. are the real … [Read more...]

Income Tax Info on the MSRRA

November 19, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Well, my previous post on the Military Spouse Residency Relief Act has generated a lot of comments.  I love it!  Obviously, there are many questions about what this Act is going to mean … [Read more...]

Military Finance Network

November 18, 2009 | Kate Horrell

If you are looking for more information on a variety of military finance issues, you might want to look at the Military Finance Network.  The blog's owner, Patrick, is a veteran who has a … [Read more...]

2010 Commissary Scholarships

November 17, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Every year, the Defense Commissary Agency (DECA) offers a huge scholarship program, awarding at least one scholarship at each location that has a qualifying applicant. The 2010 program has opened and … [Read more...]

What? Credit Card Questions

November 16, 2009 | Kate Horrell

If you have a credit card, you've probably gotten a letter or email notice informing you of changes to your credit card account.  I've gotten one for each of my credit cards.  They both said … [Read more...]

Christmas is Coming: Do You Know Where Your Money Is?

November 14, 2009 | Kate Horrell

If you celebrate Christmas, you know that December is an expensive month.  A few years ago, I decided that we needed a separate budget for December.  I was amazed at how much money we … [Read more...]

Quotable: David Bach

November 13, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"Financial education needs to become a part of our national curriculum and scoring systems so that it's not just the rich kids that learn about money.. it's all of us." … [Read more...]