Progress, Not Perfection

I heard something rather profound at my son’s Taekwondo class the other day. The instructor said, “We’re seeking progress, not perfection.” One of the things they teach is there really is no such thing as perfection. Even the highest black belts still have room to improve. I’ve always liked that…

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The Government Is Sabotaging My Budget

Confession time: I’m a bit of a control freak. I get anxious whenever any aspect of my life is under someone else’s control. We’re a single income household, reliant on the Federal government for our paycheck, so this latest government shutdown has been a bit of a wake-up call about…

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2018: Making a Fresh Start

Happy New Year! Well, 2017 was definitely a year to forget regarding our finances. We were so close to paying off all our debt, only to see it quadruple in the summer! But I’m thankful we have the resources to deal with it and have a new awareness of both…

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