Monthly Savings: Food

There’s no way to sugar coat this. Before our turnaround, we spent a ton of money on food- well over $1000 a month. Coffee shops, bars with friends, eating at restaurants twice a day, convenience foods from luxury supermarkets… if the game was spending money, we were winning. Every weekend was another celebration, and most … Continue reading Monthly Savings: Food

Monthly Savings: Shopping

In our last post, we showed how we found an extra $1000 per month hiding in our budget. While that was a great start for us, most of these savings were in bills, utilities, automotive, and other miscellaneous areas. This doesn’t give a complete picture of our spending. To better understand this, let’s look at … Continue reading Monthly Savings: Shopping

Radical Podcast Interview

While at Camp Mustache a few weeks back, my wife and I gave an interview on the Radical Personal Finance podcast. It’s now online and you can listen here. Topics discussed: How anyone can change if motivation is strong enough Our recommendation to young couples taking on debt How working as a team helped strengthen … Continue reading Radical Podcast Interview