spending out of control

Financial Schadenfreude Messy Money

The merriam-webster dictionary defines Schadenfreude as a feeling of enjoyment that comes from seeing or hearing about the troubles of other people. A Rant and Financial Schadenfreude Back in June I mentioned […]

Hindsight Budgeting

I use Quicken to keep track of our finances.  Every few weeks I log into our bank accounts online and download all the transactions.   It is always a shock to […]

consumeritis close call

Lately it has felt like I have run out of “wants.”  I have had zero desire to buy anything, even groceries.  I am not sure if it has been the […]

Final Wishes Messy Money

“… In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”     Benjamin Franklin   People don’t like to think about it, but we all […]

worst financial advice messy money

This may be the worst financial advice ever, so consider yourself warned. I know a financial misfit that can seem to manage his money, no matter how hard he tries. […]