The Cost of Feeling “At Home”

We just moved to a new place (I can’t call it home yet) and I am straining to feel comfortable here.

A House for Frida

My boyfriend and I sometimes tell Frida that we bought the property for her — and we are only half-joking.

Is It Okay That I Run the Dishwasher Every Day?

Even though it’s barely half full?

If Automatic Investing Leads to Higher Auto and Mortgage Debt, Is That Necessarily Bad?

Without the interest rates and the investment returns, it’s difficult to say whether they’ve made the wrong choice.

Santa Barbara Sets Aside Parking Lots for People Living in Their Cars

What should a city do when its residents can’t afford to live there?

The Cost of Buying a Home Using a VA Loan

Had it not been for the VA home loan program, I would never have owned a home.

The Year We Saved $10K, If Mortgage Payments Count

We just passed the $10,000 dollar mark in extra mortgage payments.