General Money Thoughts

How the Fed Interest Rate effects our Economy

The Fed interest rate was increased recently to 2.5%. This rate hike is the fourth increase this year, with two more currently planned for 2019. Some theories think the recent interest rate hikes are the cause of the current stock market decline. The Fed has said they are shooting for 3% interest rates in 2019. […]

How to Save Money on Food

We all need food. Especially if you have a family, food expenses can take a big chunk from your budget. Groceries is one spending category that varies significantly from family to family, and there are simple techniques in cutting costs. Some families of four have a monthly grocery budget of $1,000/mo. Others can cut down […]