Author: TexasExpat

A Year with EveryDollar (part 3): Putting it into practice

In my previous 2 Posts I described 1) My experience using EveryDollar and 2) Some of the Tools I use with it. In this post, I wanted to cover putting it all together. Not following Dave Ramsey 100% Starting out

A Year with EveryDollar (Part 2): Tools/Techniques (Cash Envelopes/Separate Accounts/Sinking Funds)

(This is a follow up to an earlier post “A Year with EveryDollar“) One important aspect to help me keep everything organized is separating the money. The main tool I use for this is separate accounts, these accounts fall into

A year of EveryDollar

For the last year or so I’ve been using EveryDollar a free Budgeting App / Web Site published by the Dave Ramsey group. (https://www.everydollar.com) At first the idea of following a budget, just sounded too constricting and impossible to me,

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A “Dictatorship” …….. really?

I recently saw a post (from someone wanting to move to Europe), in the post she referred to the “current dictatorship”. Comments like this leave me scratching my head. I have a friend, in College she let some other student

Before they decided to “Walk Away” they “Stopped Clapping”

I remember reading a story in the Gulag Archipelago, there was an Official  Dinner party, at some point there was a toast to Stalin, the people clapped and then as people realized they didn’t want to lose face and be seen

The Frugal Gym (1st Steps (over and over))

So a few months ago, I finally cancelled by membership in “SportCity” not because of any issue with them, but because I didn’t use it enough to justify the cost.   (The money then went as an extra payment towards my

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The Forgotten Asterisk *

So in the last post I put a few Asterisks in.  This asterisk was referring to attitudes and beliefs which lead to the Dark Side. When I refer to leading to the Dark Side, I’m referring to something thing may

Actions, Attitudes vs Things

So when I was young I remember watching TV and there was a new story about a “Gun Buy Back Program” (as well as lauding its ‘success’), being young I really didn’t think about it more than “that’s interesting” or

Stop Spammers Plugin

I’ve added the “Stpop Spammers” plugin.

The (Losing) Game of Blame

One of the problem with Modern Society and Politics is The Game of Blame. When you play that, everyone looses. Its possible to see the game of blame in everything from Politics, to our own Social interactions and even self

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