but we paid it all off the next day! We put about $2000 on our Discover More card to get the 5% cash back on home improvement purchases this quarter (the first $400 of it. The rest is at 1%), but what did we buy? Well, I'll give you an image … [Read more...] about We Added $2000 in Credit Card Debt…
Archives for April 2008
So I got an IM from my mom today that she received a call from TV Guide for my Gram's second husband (we'll call him "Bubba"). The agent wanted to know if Bubba wanted to renew his subscription to the TV Guide magazine. But there's just one … [Read more...] about TV Guide needs to update its subscriber list [I see dead people]
There aren't many articles each week that stick out (to me) as being worth writing about, but Frugal Dad's article today about the "Language of the Perpetual Poor" is an excellent diatribe about what you often hear people saying when they want to … [Read more...] about Language of the Perpetual Poor
Over a month ago, I tried to get 50 paving blocks for free through Freecycle.org, but unfortunately someone else beat me to it. That would have saved me hundreds when it came time to add onto my current driveway and create a walkway to our … [Read more...] about Freecycle worked for me!
7 days ago, I told you we were in the homestretch of paying off Stacie's student loan, and today we finally did it! We had enough money in the checking account to pay the last $970 on the loan, but I don't like bringing the balance down below … [Read more...] about Check is in the Mail: Stacie’s Student Loan is Paid Off!
Heather P. Johnson is a freelance writer, as well as a contributor for Credit Card Lowdown, a site for finding credit card reviews. Heather invites your comments and freelancing job opportunities at her email address: … [Read more...] about 12 Tips for Saving Money in College