5 Keys to a Successful Turnaround

Some of you know that between my full-time job, my young family, and writing the occasional blog article, I started spending my “free time” this year as a volunteer running a local non-profit corporation known as Forest Edge Community Club. We own and operate the Forest Edge Community Pool, which is a fantastic outdoor swimming […]

How to Choose a Cell Phone Plan

My wife and I have been hanging on to our $6/mo* cellphone plans for many, many years. Until this week. We recently received notice that our cell phone provider was forcing us into a $10/mo plan, but one that didn’t align with our usage at all. *Ok, I lied. It’s actually only $5.75/mo, but plus […]

How Much Will My New Car Really Cost?

A few weeks ago, I posted about how to make great decisions. I even gave plenty of examples. Part of the process was to get the data and crunch the numbers, but sometimes that’s harder than it looks! Today I’m going to provide step-by-step instructions specifically to figure out how much your new car will […]

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Decision-Making Part Deux: Three Real-Life Examples

Since last week, everybody is making great decisions now, right? Ok, I can stop dreaming. The two of you who actually read last week’s post were probably thinking “Ok Engineer-boy, how about some real examples so I can actually follow along and put those ideas into practice?” (That or you bailed ‘cause it was TL;DR…) […]

You Did What? Here’s a Better Way to Make Great Decisions

Some people make absolutely terrible decisions. I’m not talking about 90’s hairdos or spitting into the wind.  I’m talking about significant or cumulatively significant decisions that have lasting impacts on your finances, health, relationships, environment, long-term enjoyment of life, and so on. We’ve all had our share of bad decision-making experiences or habits.  Do any […]