I've been catching a lot of slack lately from my wife for buying lottery tickets. I spend $3 twice a week for a Mega Millions ($1) and Maryland Multi-Match ($2). Some weeks, I don't buy them at all, but others I might throw in a few … [Read more...] about Why I Buy Lottery Tickets
Archives for February 2007
FYI, if my site is down or messed up tonight or tomorrow morning, it's because I'm upgrading to Wordpress 2.1. I don't have too many plugins installed, and I haven't edited any Wordpress code, so I should be able to track down any bugs or problems … [Read more...] about Clever Dude will be upgrading to WordPress 2.1 Tonight
Thanks to the King of Debt at We're In Debt for providing the CSS list and HTML to add my own debt scale on the right sidebar. As you know, we're trying to pay off our Chevy Malibu loan of $15,000 in 8 months. We transferred the loan onto a credit … [Read more...] about New Debt Scale thanks to The King
Andy at Money Walks got me thinking about the costs of a cell phone versus a home phone (aka "land line"). In a post about savings tips, he comments that you can save money by dropping your home line and going completely cellular.In our case, that … [Read more...] about Wireless versus Home Phone Line – (What if it’s Vonage?)
Since Quicken 2005, when the QIF file format was no longer supported, banks have had to pay to use the new QFX format for downloading financial transactions. A friend of mine has reconsidered upgrading to Quicken 2007 because his credit union … [Read more...] about Quicken 2007 charges banks to support web update
Turns out there's a shiny new Smart Car sitting out in front of Flemings Ultimate Garage in Rockville, MD. We saw it while trying to find chocolate cake late last night for my wife, and stopped to see the price. Unfortunately, Flemings doesn't list … [Read more...] about Smart Car for Sale in Rockville, MD – Can you guess the price?