Two checks came in within the last week in relation to our Chevrolet Malibu that we sold in August: A check for $818 from the GM Protection Plan extended warranty. We purchased this extended warranty for about $1,400 new, before we knew that we … [Read more...] about More Cash Back from Our Chevy Malibu Sale
Archives for September 2007
Whew, what a week. Grandma's been here all week, but we didn't get to hang out much. Classes and homework. Two impromptu live demos for the whole customer organization. And it's in the 80s all week and we didn't get to go swimming in our pool. What a … [Read more...] about Best Frugality Articles from Festival of Frugality #93
David at My Two Dollars posted the 106th Carnival of Debt Reduction in true carnival fashion with a Big Top! Here are some of my favorite articles: Gather Little by Little has an excellent article on peer pressure. Nuff said. As boring as it … [Read more...] about Best Debt Posts from the Carnival of Debt Reduction #106
Get your attention? Good. Don't know why though. I'm not very productive at work right now because the whole team went to Fogo de Chao for lunch (on the company dime) as a going-away party for a coworker on our project. It's a favorite location … [Read more...] about Giant pile of meat: Priceless
When we shop for groceries and see a good deal, we try to load up. However, since Stacie I and have differing tastes, and therefore don't eat common meals, it takes quite some time to go through our stash of dry and frozen foods. For example, we'll … [Read more...] about Secret Value of House Guests: Cleaning Out the Pantry
Well, it's just 2 days after announcing that I opened a Bank of America Money Market Savings Account, and whining about how they almost instantly dropped the rate on me from 5.3% to 4.65% APY. I figured I'd just keep my money in my HSBC Direct … [Read more...] about HSBC Direct lowers rate! Duh duh duh!