The people of the United Kingdom have been outraged at their politicians using taxpayer money to buy personal items.  Such outrage peeked a couple of weeks ago forcing the Speaker of Parliament to resign.>>> [Read More]

1 Jun, 2009  |  Written by  |  under Personal Finance Articles

While Spending It has an about page, SpendIt and I thought that we should each introduce ourselves.  Here is SpendIt’s Bio.  Now, after much procrastination, here is a little information about myself.>>> [Read More]

Last night I watched one of the saddest shows I have ever seen on television – the season premier of Jon & Kate Plus 8.  Many of you probably have seen the rumors of Jon and Kate’s marital problems.  Well, last night they were confirmed.jon-and-kate-family>>> [Read More]

11 May, 2009  |  Written by  |  under Personal Finance Articles

Did you ever think that you might die before you retire?  I don’t want to be morbid, but I think that it is something that I must at least acknowledge.  There is a chance that I might die before I retire.>>> [Read More]

The first week since launching Spending It is already over.  Boy the weeks fly by!!  Every Friday, SpendIt and I will provide a Personal Finance Week in Review.  We will cover the highlights in personal finance news, including a recap of what we covered on Spending It and highlights from the personal finance blog community.>>> [Read More]

7 May, 2009  |  Written by  |  under Travel

In less than eight days, my wife and I are going to travel to France. I can’t tell you how excited I am for this trip.>>> [Read More]

Today, I found a pretty cool personal finance calculator on CNN.  This personal finance calculator is designed to allow users to check their individual financial health.>>> [Read More]

4 May, 2009  |  Written by  |  under Personal Finance Articles

We believe that personal finance knowledge and money are merely tools to help you live a more fulfilling life.  Too many personal finance blogs turn money into a religion or an obsession.  Our mission is to figure out how to save money and spend money to optimize our life goals and fun.>>> [Read More]