About a year ago, I posted Why a Family Budget Is “Woman’s Work.” It was one of my most popular posts. I still believe that a woman is in a unique position to manage her family’s finances. (I do make most of the family purchases, after all.) But I’ve recently discovered a better way to take care of our family’s resources.
When I wrote the original post, Mint was the best personal finance software I could find. I budgeted every month. Mint automatically imported my purchases.
With Mint, I always knew where my money was going. But it wasn’t always going where I wanted it to. Mint left me with a lot of difficult questions. Read the rest of this entry