Earlier this week, my manager informed me that I have been given a raise!! YEAH!! This is especially good news as I did not receive one last year. After taxes, I estimate that it will net about $115 per paycheck, or $230 per month. It's not life … [Read more...] about I Got a Raise! What Should I Do With It?
Archives for October 2013
Every fall I get the letter in the mail asking if I want a local irrigation company to come and winterize my sprinkler system. I've seen my neighbors get the service. A truck pulling a huge air compressor on a trailer parks in front of their homes. … [Read more...] about Save Money By Winterizing Your Own Sprinkler System
Less than a week until Halloween...are you ready? My son is old enough where he is no longer looking to get a costume and I no longer have to walk around the neighborhood supervising candy gathering. I'm content to sit at home, answer the door, and … [Read more...] about Clever Posts Of The Week – October 25th
I turned the shower on to let the hot water make it's way through the pipes while I brushed my teeth. By the time I finish cleaning the chompers, my bathroom is usually filled with steam from the heated water. Unfortunately, on a very busy morning … [Read more...] about Are Appliance Protection Plans Worth The Cost?
One of the men standing by the front door asked if I needed help with my bags as I got out of my car at the hotel. I politely declined and went inside to check in. I grabbed one of the wheeled carts in the lobby on my way back out to my car. Without … [Read more...] about 4 Unexpected Hotel Expenses That Can Break Your Vacation Budget
Welcome to a special Saturday edition of the weekly roundup. It's been one of those weeks where it feels like there just isn't enough time to get everything done that you want to get done. But as I always say, "Better busy than bored." :) Enjoy … [Read more...] about Clever Posts of the Week – October 19th