Why Did We Just Spend $1150 Repairing Our $500 Car?

[Make sure to check out Part 2: “Wow, Yeah, Unfortunately We Need to Go Car Shopping — What Now?“] So we just spent $1150 on car repairs… oh, and the trade-in value for our car is roughly $500 (from a dealer; we could surely get quite a lot more selling it ourselves, but probably still lessContinue reading “Why Did We Just Spend $1150 Repairing Our $500 Car?”

Case Study: Low Income, No Credit, and House Hungry

Recently I’ve had the pleasure of corresponding with an absolutely lovely young couple that wanted some advice. For anonymity’s sake, let’s call them…Amelia and George. Amelia and George are wonderful savers, partially due to necessity right now, as George is a full time student and Amelia is the current breadwinner with a small salary atContinue reading “Case Study: Low Income, No Credit, and House Hungry”