Monthly Archives

August 2015

  • 48-Hour Car Buy

    Our 48-Hour Car Hunt


     Upon arriving in Utah a few weeks ago, Joanna and I found ourselves carless. Our number one priority aside from purchasing milk and cereal was to purchase a car as quickly as possible, while still sticking to our car-buying rules (which we laid out in this post). As a quick…

  • NYC Bucket List

    NYC Bucket List-ed: 30-Day Challenge Recap


    This is a sponsored post written by us on behalf of the Visa Clear Prepaid program and the Kaiku® Visa® Prepaid Card. All opinions came straight from our own noggins, not a robot’s. You might remember before our somewhat abrupt cross-country move from the Big Apple back to the Beehive State…

  • Maximizing Your Entertainment

    Maximizing Your Budget: Entertainment


    In 2015, we’re putting extra emphasis on budgeting since it’s a must for financial success. Each month, we tackle a different category, and by year’s end, we’ll have one big resource for maximizing your entire budget. The Entertainment portion of our budget is the one I feel least qualified to write…

  • OFB Interviews Laura and John

    OFB Interviews: Saving for a Snowy Day


    For today’s installment in our interview series, we’d like to introduce you to Laura and John from Rather Square! They’ve got a great story and some awesome tips, so enough from us. Here’s Laura! Tell us your story. My husband (and co-blogger) John and I bought a nearly-100-year-old American Foursquare…