Money Talk: What Do You Do When A Family Member Wants You To Take Over Their Finances?

Ok, not just advice.  My aunt asked me to take over her finances.  And she’s not old.  Or disabled. They’re just in over their heads. Now, my family does not know that I have a blog that lays out every detail of my financial life.  The Big Guy knows, but…

Yakezie Challenge Update 7/14/14 – I broke 100,000!

I started the Yakezie Challenge 4/30/2014 with these stats: Global: 596,199 US: 110,637 My June Goals: Global: Break 150,000 US: Break 22,000 Well, I BLEW THOSE GOALS out of the water!  Here are my current stats as of 6/30/14 Global: 98,631 US: 13,893 Those are huge gains for one month, I think!  But, I know it will get harder…

Feed Your Family on $300 a Month – Part 3

  In the RB40 household, we use a $300 “Everything you would buy at walmart” budget that includes food, toiletries, baby supplies, and household goods.  Part 1 of Feed Your Family talked about how we keep our grocery costs down, and Part 2 was all about homemade cleaners!  Now, I want to address…