Building Your Credit by Using Your Credit Cards

  There are a lot of myths out there about credit, how it works and how to use it responsibly. For example, there are people who truly believe that it is better to never use credit at all. Maybe this is true for some people; particularly those who can afford to simply buy everything they want (including large purchases like homes, cars, and college … [Read more...]

I’ve got a surprise coming

Before anybody jumps to any conclusions, no I'm not pregnant (LOL. I just know that's my first guess). I do know that my sidebars are all funky right now, but that's part of the surprise that is on the horizon. Don't worry -- it's a good thing. I won't effect my my credit report or my credit rating. LOL  Well, it shouldn't unless I forget to pay the … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody 55 years old from Fort Belvoir, Virginia Call it breaking the brass ceiling. Ann E. Dunwoody, after 33 years in the Army, ascended Friday to a peak never before reached by a woman in the U.S. military: four-star general. At an emotional promotion ceremony, Dunwoody looked back on her years in uniform, said it was a credit to the … [Read more...]

Money Doesn’t Grow On Trees — Really It Doesn’t

Oh the joys of having a four year old (who is almost five and cries almost everyday because she is not five yet).  Madison has finally started noticing things - especially things called commercials.  Every single commercial she sees she wants whatever product their are selling be it a pancake ball maker to a baby that swims (though she said she wanted that … [Read more...]