Using Bluebird to Teach Financial Responsibility

In attempt to pull the reins on our budget spending, we've decided to give the American Express Bluebird debit card a try.   Bluebird is a checking/debit alternative loaded with features, not fees.  Normally, Toby uses a paypal debit card which is linked to our accounts.  The big problems we have with this are; 1) He can't log in to see ... Continue Reading


Planning Our Life with Dave Ramsey

Personal Finance is 80 percent Behavior and Only 20 percent Head Knowledge January 1st marks our first day on the Dave Ramsey Financial plan.  After seeing where we spent our money in 2011, we knew we needed to make some changes if we were gonna survive in this economy with 3 kids, 2 of which will be attending college in the next 1-3 years.  We ... Continue Reading