Stay At Home Mom Math Analysis | What’s a Paycheck Worth?

In my post on how to afford to be a stay at home mom, I outlined some of the things our family did so that my wife could afford to stay home.  In that post I also mentioned that we didn’t even look at the math implication for that choice.  For us, it was simply the right thing to do, and so we did it.  However, I know that many of you who are considering staying at home will base the choice … [Read more...]

Cost of Lasik Eye Surgery | Is Lasik an Investment?

Last year I scheduled an appointment for a Lasik eye surgery consultation.  I had one of those quotes that said starting at $499 an eye (or something similar).  Unfortunately, you have to go through an hour plus appointment (plus time in the waiting room so they can give you the actual cost of Lasik eye surgery.)  Even though I have a very light prescription and no astigmatism, my quote came in … [Read more...]