Growing up and hearing my parents talk about cars, I always heard one thing: We're always going to have a car payment You can probably see where this is going already, but hear me out. From about 1984-1998, my parents leased a new vehicle every … [Read more...] about Do you always have to be in debt?
Archives for December 2007
Last Friday, our client called us in and said they ran out of money and worked ceased immediately. This was the first time in a long time that our company had to deal with something like this. I'll write more about that another time though (when I … [Read more...] about Job Update: A day at the zoo and more
If you have an account with eTrade Financial, you may want to take advantage of their commission-free trades today. For me, that's a savings of $12.99 per trade, which really helps with my rate of return since I do low volumes. Here's the blurb … [Read more...] about Don’t forget: Commission-free eTrade stock trades today!
My blogroll is precious as it represents those sites who I feel write from both the heart and the mind about various topics such as Credit and Investing. They're a few are people I met in person (Nickel, Jim, and Nick), and some I'd like to meet, if … [Read more...] about Added New PF Blogroll Link: Don’t Mess with Taxes
Just last week, I told you how the contract that I've been working on for the last 18 months has been killed by the client. I'm virtually "jobless", but I'm still employed. For now, until further notice, I'll be mixing use of paid vacation and … [Read more...] about Lessons Learned from a Failed Contract: Be Prepared
I've been holding onto this link for a little too long because it's a wealth of great ideas and took me a bit of time to get through. Hot on the tails of my own story of trying to limit gift-giving with our siblings, Penny Nickel at Money and Values … [Read more...] about Link Love: 14 Gifting Ideas