Finance/Money

Don’t Spend Your Money like Congress

Sponsored post. My husband and I have always been a frugal couple. We plan our money carefully and we don’t spend what we don’t have (ahem, Congress). We are known as the “boring couple” to our friends and family because we will often turn down extravagant vacation opportunities or dinners out. We would much ratherContinue Reading “Don’t Spend Your Money like Congress”

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Government Shutdown Delays Tax Filing Season

Government Shutdown Delays Tax Filing Season… If you weren’t annoyed enough already after a the 16-day government shutdown, this could possibly delay tax refunds for millions of early filers by one or two weeks. This announcement was made by the Internal Revenue Service back in October to notify tax payers of possible delays. The IRSContinue Reading “Government Shutdown Delays Tax Filing Season”

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An Unexpected Downfall: Government Shutdown and Religion

An Unexpected Downfall: Government Shutdown and Religion When the government closed its doors, most military families’ first concern was pay. Once we learned that we would still get paid, or at least that most military-associated financial institutions would lend us our paychecks, our next concern was services. Where do we go for healthcare? What storesContinue Reading “An Unexpected Downfall: Government Shutdown and Religion”

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Government Shutdown: A Reservist Spouse View

Government Shutdown: A Reservist Spouse View I’m watching President Obama give a speech about the government shutdown and he’s angry.  He’s raising his voice and is clearly frustrated, so are the American people.  We’re ready for this to stop.  We’re ready for the government to start working again and to resume our normal lives.  ThisContinue Reading “Government Shutdown: A Reservist Spouse View”