Yep, I'm on a hot streak now. I won the contest at Plonkee Money to write about why donating to charity improves your own well-being. I won a £15 (yes, British money) Amazon gift certificate, which was converted to a $29.95 Amazon.com certificate in … [Read more...] about I won the Amazon.com Gift Certificate from Plonkee Money!
Archives for June 2007
I was so busy planning to get a motorcycle this weekend that I forgot to submit to the carnivals this week. But I still slogged through all 91 entries in the latest Carnival of Personal Finance edition held by The Digerati Life and picked my … [Read more...] about Best finance articles from Carnival of Personal Finance #106
Last week, I wrote a very quick post about a frugal idea I thought up that morning while shaving. I had the idea to use less shaving cream, but I never said anything in the article about "saving money", or even money at all. But if you read the … [Read more...] about Frugality is more than just saving money
Evil Mad Scientist posted a great use for all those spare quarters you have lying around. Turns out you can turn a C battery into a D battery with a few quarters. Obviously you could just buy the D batteries with those quarters, but what about those … [Read more...] about Clever use for all those spare quarters!
Yeah, I thought that would catch your attention. Actually, I picked up a motorcycle for another personal finance blogger from Philadelphia and brought it down to Virginia. I won't name the blogger, as I want him/her to announce that he/she has gotten … [Read more...] about I got a motorcycle!
The title almost says it all, doesn't it? This tip actually applies to men AND women. After shaving for the last, oh, 13 years of my life (not sure when I began), I just realized a couple weeks ago that with every shave, I wash about half of the … [Read more...] about Quick Frugal Tip: Use less shaving cream