A few weeks ago I ordered my free Fitbit One as part of a program offered by my employer to encourage physical activity and overall health. I found I can connect the Fitbit to my employer's physical vitality web portal, and earn points for my … [Read more...] about Fitbit Rewards Update – August Update!
Archives for August 2015
Author's Note: Sometimes I like to lighten it up a little here at The Dude, and today is one of those days. Hereâ€™s a story about a little surprise I got in the mail last week. Enjoy!I assumed the letter from Target Optometry was … [Read more...] about The Refund I Didn’t Know I Deserved
In just a few days my son will be starting his junior year of high school. He's about to embark upon the journey of a new school year where he'll be taking new classes, making new friends, and making new memories. There's something else new that … [Read more...] about I’m Putting My High School Student On A Lunch Budget!
I enjoy going to the gym. I really enjoy the full service health club I belong to, and I don't mind the monthly payment because I use my membership every day. However, something happened last week that has me contemplating canceling my … [Read more...] about What Should I Do With a FREE Gym Membership?
I was looking through my sonâ€™s bank transactions recently when I noticed something that required a discussion. I saw that he had withdrawn money from his account, and was charged a $2.50 ATM fee. When he received his debit card, I explained that … [Read more...] about Teens And Money: A Lesson in ATM Fees
As your stereotypical male, I don't go to the doctor often. I believe that if given ample opportunity the amazing human body can usually heal itself. I don't go for an office visit unless something has been nagging me for weeks, or a body part has … [Read more...] about Health Care System Fail : It’s Your Money and your Health at Stake