Just to put some perspective around things, the Y2K drama was almost a decade ago. Today's high school freshmen have no clue what the fuss was all about (you only start really remembering stuff around 4 years old). Wow, I never thought 30 was old … [Read more...] about 1999: Almost a decade ago
Archives for December 2008
I just loaded up on some more $25 ING Direct new account referral links, so if you don't have an Orange Savings account yet, click through and get your $25 bonus with a minimum $250 initial deposit! The linked page gives more information about the … [Read more...] about Get your ING Direct $25 New Account Bonus Here!
The newest Carnival of Personal Finance schedule just came out and it looks like I'm on the hook to host January 5th, which is issue #186. A blog carnival is an online event where blog authors submit their best article of the week and a single site … [Read more...] about I’m hosting the next Carnival of Personal Finance (Monday Jan 5)!
You have until December 31st to spend your elections to your Flexible Spending Plan (FSA).You have until March 31st to submit receipts for reimbursements though. If you're unfamiliar with an FSA, it's a pretax spending plan for medical expenses like … [Read more...] about Spend your remaining FSA Dollars!
Unsurprisingly, to many people, "frugality" is synonymous with "cheap" or "stingy". You hear about your frugal grandparents when they lived through the Great Depression, pinching every penny just to make ends meet and stay alive. But what about when … [Read more...] about What is Frugality?
Actually, it's the countries that our church tours that are cursed. Here are some examples: Spain 2004 - Just a week or two later, terrorists killed 191 people and wounded 1,755 in coordinated train bombings. Sicily - Just days after visiting … [Read more...] about Our church is cursed!