Since B and I are in the process of re-tiling the majority of our house, we started thinking about all the work we’ve put into the house versus how much the house is worth. It's not just me who thinks that we've spent a lot, but when I compare it to some people who are selling their homes I just have to wonder how much money people have actually put into their homes. For example, I know one friend Continue Reading
Scary Situations and Emergency Savings
Has a scary situation ever made you re-evaluate your financial goals? I ask because on Saturday, B and I went out around 7 p.m. to celebrate his birthday. After our really stressful week, I decided that we really needed to get out of the house and celebrate, so we set off for one of B’s favorite restaurants. While we were waiting to turn off the freeway, we both watched as a car flew off the Continue Reading
Discounts for Teachers
If you live on the West Coast, chances are you (or your kids, or, in my case, my significant other) may have started school a few weeks ago. East Coasters, you may have been lucky enough to start only a week or so ago ;) Has being back to school finally sunk in? B is a teacher, and we actually met through school district meetings. The rest, as they say, is history. However, Continue Reading
Welcome to Trendy Money!
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Welcome to the blog! This is my very first post for this blog and, while I’ve had others of varying success in the past, this is my first blog devoted to the ‘grown up’ world. Yup, I’m all finished with grad school and now happily ensconced in my first full-time job! So why the name Sunburnt Saver? Easy part out of the way: I live in the awesome state of Continue Reading
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