To Hire a Lawn Care Service or Mow The Yard Myself?

If you have been hanging around my site for more than two years, then you probably remember this debate. In March of 2012, I had to make the decision to either hire a lawn care service to mow my yard or do it myself. I had recently purchased my first house and had absolutely no space for a lawn mower. So, not only would I spend my valuable time mowing the lawn each month (which is a cost no doubt), but I would have also had to buy a lawn mower and a shed! The total cost was far more than I was willing to pay, so I decided to go with the lawn service for $17.50 per mow.

Rethinking My Decision

Since I now have the goal of paying off my house this year, I am starting to think about these expenses differently. Sure, my time is . . . → Read More: To Hire a Lawn Care Service or Mow The Yard Myself?