Adjusting to a New Mortgage Payment

When you buy your first house, there are many expenses to consider when making your budget: fluctuating utility bills and emergency repairs are likely the first things you think of. But something I haven’t considered since we bought our home last year is the increase in the escrow portion of our mortgage due to increasing […]

Social Events Can Deplete Your Funds

Just one of the many social events this summer.

Weddings, we’ve got weddings — and engagement parties, bridal showers, baby showers. The list goes on and on. ‘Tis the season, though. We’ve been very busy the past few weekends (well, *I* have with the showers, since Mr. Saver didn’t have to attend). Even Money […]