Life Hack Money Saver | The Magic of Specialization

I'm a multi-tasker. I won't deny it, I think most of us do it and it's something I need to work on. But just how effective is it? Turns out, our brain is kind of like a processor that switches back and forth very quickly between tasks. The switching process takes your brain time to …

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Life Hack Money Saver |How We Make Over $100 a Month By Spending Money

We made $1,268.22 last year on our credit card (TD Ameritrade). We are not new customers, so this wasn't a "bonus" for joining. Our interest rate on this card is 13.99% which is something atrocious (they all are, even with our 800ish range credit scores). However, since we always pay our bill on time and …

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Life Hack Money Saver | Learning it Anyway, Take the Test!

As I continue to look into how to life hack this whole college experience and get the most bang for our buck for Miss Moe, I am finding a few interesting things about our education system. This is one of those that I wish I would have known while I was in high school. I …

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Life Hack Money Saver | Why We are Paying for Grades….

What to do about the extrinsically motivated child? Miss Moe is driven by external rewards at this time.... Meaning, we need to find something to keep her moving along on this right path of life and focused. While I'd love for her to be intrinsically motivated, perhaps because that frontal lobe isn't fully developed, it …

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Life Hack Money Saver | Undergraduate Courses in High School

In an effort to be more efficient with time, I thought I'd check out Miss Moe's academics already offered in high school (she's definitely a case study for me, and I have a strong vested interest in my case subject). What I found for Miss Moe can likely be found on any county school website …

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Why We’re Not Worried about Losing $12,615 in 2 Days

The last few days our investment portfolio has taken a bit of a hit (to the tune of thousands of dollars). The news seems to indicate that a lot of the downward trend is attributed to the political situation we're in with North Korea (and maybe now Venezuela). While, we may worry about the latest …

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