Tuesday Tip Jar: What to do if It’s Getting Ugly!


Welcome to another “Tuesday Tip Jar” where I will share awesome savings and financial tips as I find them. I might not have something for you every Tuesday, but when I do, you’ll find it here!

If you’ve got a financial tip you think others would benefit from, please send it to me via my contact page at the top of the blog, or leave it in the comments below the post!


I’m in New York this week on business travel, so apologies for shorter posts, but at least this is one that could really save your bacon!

Back in January when the poop hit the fan for us we were in a bad way, and when I say that I mean there was real concern that we were going to lose our house. It was a really big fan, and there was a lot of poop hitting all at once!

My uncle in-law happens to be a life-long financial planner, and when we went to him cap-in-hands and pleaded for him to help, one of the things we all quickly agreed on was that we need some short term cash, and we needed it now.

That’s when he suggested reaching out to our banks and asking them to move a payment to the end of our loan.Read More »