Clever Dude bought me a kindle for Christmas in 2011; little did he know that I spent most of my teen years reading! I would read while my parents watched TV, read while we were on a 20 minute drive to visit my grandmotherâ€¦I read every chance I … [Read more...] about Clever Dudette’s Frugal Kindle Plan
Archives for May 2013
Over the weekend I committed a cardinal sin for personal finance bloggers. I joined a gym. I know, personal finance bloggers are supposed to write about dumping gym memberships because they aren't worth it. I'm supposed to list ways to work out … [Read more...] about Joining a Gym is OK. Really.
I was excited to mow my lawn yesterday for the first time this Spring. I love the smell of freshly cut grass, and I love the look of a newly mowed lawn. It's also the only place a man can truly be alone. I think the rest of my family is afraid … [Read more...] about Clever Posts Of The Week – May 17th 2013
Have you ever went to the doctor and asked yourself, â€œI wonder how much this is going to cost me?â€ Or have you opened a bill from your medical provider only to suffer from a case of sticker shock? In October of each year I select my medical … [Read more...] about Three Steps to Estimating The Cost Of a Trip To The Doctor
I can't believe it's already been 2.5 years since I left my university IT job to move into sales. Time seriously flies whether you're having fun or not. But that move also marked the beginning of something big in my life: losing 30 pounds. During … [Read more...] about The costs of losing weight
Image courtesy of Master isolated images/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net I once got an afternoon phone call at work from my wife telling me she was at a car dealership. She had picked out a new van and requested that I come immediately to check it out and … [Read more...] about What’s Your Shopping Personality?