Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net For weeks, shoppers flooded the malls, retails stores and websites in preparation for not only Christmas morning, but also for the gift exchanges included in family gatherings held preceding … [Read more...] about Happy Return or Exchange Your Gift Season!
Archives for December 2014
Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net The phone rang on the morning of Christmas Eve. It was an in-law that lived several states away, and was in a tough spot financially. He was asking to borrow some money, and promised that he … [Read more...] about The Three Rules To Borrowing Money To Friends and Family
Christmas is over, and I can't help but feel a little ripped off. I've been listening to Christmas songs for a good month and a half now, lyrics filled with sleigh bells and white Christmases. I live in the Midwest, so this puts me in a certain kind … [Read more...] about Clever Posts Of The Week – December 26th
I feel old saying this, but things were very different when I was a kid. My family and I lived in a small rural town in the Midwest, and drove 13 miles on Christmas Eve so my brother and I could participate in the childrenâ€™s service. … [Read more...] about The Changing Face Of Family Christmas Traditon
People do some crazy things to save money. I've never thought of one of those people. But my perception of myself may have to change after this past weekend. On Friday night I mentioned to my wife that the next morning I was going to brave the … [Read more...] about The Things We Do To Save Money
Two things this Friday before we get to my favorite posts of the week, Clever Friends. First, I'm honored to have had a guest post over at Prairie Eco Thrifter this week entitled How Do You Handle Increasing Expenses? Check it out and let me know … [Read more...] about Clever Posts Of The Week – December 19th