She pointed at the longer
column. “This is the amount of money we need to spend on certain expenses each
Then, she pointed at the
shorter column. “And this is the money we have to work with each month.”
“But how do you figure out how
much money you need for everything?” David asked.
Even after adjusting for inflation, today’s dollar buys much less than it did 50 or 25 years ago. For example, a gallon of gas in 1994 cost just $1.06. In late 2018, the average price for a gallon of gas was $2.88, a full 75% higher than it would be if only adjusted for inflation.
The public is invited and encouraged to come enjoy fun for all ages when the Tyler Area Credit Unions present CU in the Park, a totally free event featuring a petting zoo, pony rides, games, prizes, inflatables, and a food truck!
“Conversations with friends will always be colored with their fear of hurting you, and they might be sugar-coating the truth, even if that’s what you need to hear. Your parents are different. They’ll tell it to you like it is, because they truly care about your happiness and wellbeing.”
The back-to-school season is upon us! That’s right—the days of kids sleeping in until 10 a.m., family vacations and pool days are numbered and it’s time to start thinking about all those things you or your kids need for school.