Priorities

Another text conversation with my daughter today about budgets and finance. With her fiance's new job, better income, and actual benefits, she was doing number crunching and revising their budget. Their focus is paying down debt (fiance's credit cards and student loans) and saving for a house. C has a car payment, but it's at 0.9%…

Poor impulse control – OMG we are leaking money!

Sunday was a planned shopping day. Our hit-list included:Farmer's market/auction for lemons, roasted peanuts, and broad-brimmed hat for M.Hiking boots for me.Costco for organic eggs and produce.Grocery shopping for everything else.What happened instead:Farmer's market/action for lemons, roasted peanuts, and broad-brimmed hat for M - done.Lunch out - close encounters with fabulous cheeseburgers.REI to search for hiking boots…