I was walking through the grocery store, checking items off the list as they were found and put in the cart. It was a rather uneventful grocery shopping trip, until I went down the chip isle. I picked up a bag of store brand … [Read more...] about Marketing Tricks: Smaller Packaging Will Cost You More!
Archives for September 2013
â€œWhat are you doing with all that extra money we're not spending on gas?â€ This was the question posted on Facebook by my local television station referencing the recent decline in gasoline prices. My response would have been, … [Read more...] about Budgeting Tip: Pay No Attention to the Price of Gasoline
My mother-in-law was trying to make a call with her cell phone, but it froze up. She wanted to turn it off and on to try to bring it back to life, but since the power button was broken she had to remove the battery to power her phone … [Read more...] about Save Money By Sharing a Mobile Plan
Happy Friday, Clever Friends! I was walking through a big box retailer yesterday, and can you guess what I saw? WINTER COATS. Ugh, another Summer come and gone without having accomplished many of the things I set out to do in April. At least it's … [Read more...] about Clever Posts Of The Week – September 20th
I looked at my cards, and confidently pushed a small stack of chips to the middle of the table. My opponent flipped his cards and smiled. His full house beat my two pairs. I'm not in Las Vegas, or even in a local casino. It's poker … [Read more...] about Cheap Entertainment: Poker Night
I haven't written for a while because things have been hectic here in the Clever Dude household! We've had some health problems in the family this year, and some major home projects, and I've been enjoying Brock's different perspective on finances, … [Read more...] about Wait, we should be maxing out our 401k’s?