Museum Day 2009

September 04, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Looking for something different to do now that summer is winding down?  On Saturday, September 26th, obtain free general admission to hundreds of museums and cultural venues nationwide as part … [Read more...]

Quotable: Bob Proctor

September 04, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"Money will make you more of what you already are. If you're not a nice person, money's going to make you a despicable individual. If you're a good person, money's going to make you a … [Read more...]

Watching Carefully at the Big Warehouse Clubs

September 03, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I made a run over the my local BJ's warehouse club store today.  I don't shop their often but I do have a membership because their gasoline is significantly less expensive than anywhere … [Read more...]

September: Tracking My Spending

September 01, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I keep saying that I'm going to write down every single cent that I spend.  And I need to, because I clearly don't have a very good idea where all my money is going.  For some … [Read more...]

Three Steps to Moving Past Financial Mistakes

August 31, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Everyone makes mistakes sometimes (see my post yesterday), and mistakes will happen in your financial life.  It is unpleasant, often expensive, and most of all, utterly inevitable.  … [Read more...]

Old Navy Military Appreciation Days

August 30, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Don't forget, today, August 30th through September 2nd are Military Appreciation Days at Old Navy (stores only.)   Active duty, reserve and military members and their families will … [Read more...]

Sorting Out Charitable Giving

August 29, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Charitable contributions are a challenging issue for many people.  Sure, we all want to be generous and help others, but sometimes we don't know how much to give, who should get our money, … [Read more...]

Quotable: David Geffen

August 28, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"Anybody who thinks money will make you happy, hasn't got money." … [Read more...]

Carnival of Pecuniary Delights, Edition 21

August 27, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Aha, it is my turn to host the Carnival of Pecuniary Delights and I get the lucky 21st edition.  Originated by my friend Penelope at Pecuniarities, the Carnival features some of the best personal … [Read more...]

To Buy, Or Not To Buy

August 25, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Recent headlines about Cash for Clunkers and the upcoming Cash for Refrigerators programs have me rethinking some of my spending plans.  Here is the situation:  my deployed husband … [Read more...]

Old but still Good

August 24, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Last week, the Carnival of Pecuniary Delights, hosted by Counting My Pennies, featured The Paycheck Chronicles post:   5 Reasons Not Saving Money is Saving Me … [Read more...]

Free Chick-fil-A and Other Restaurant Goodies

August 23, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Thank you, Bargain Briana, for pointing out TWO ways to get free Chick-fil-A!  It is nice to have a little restaurant treat once in a while, and even better when you can get a bargain as … [Read more...]

Cheese, Please

August 22, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I love cheese, and so does my family.  Unfortunately, we seem to eat it in spurts:  a ton one week and hardly any the next few weeks.  Fortunately, I found these handy … [Read more...]

Quotable: Alan Greenspan

August 21, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse." … [Read more...]