It seems that Wall Street's eyes have been focused on China over the last week or so, and the news hasn't been good. The economic conditions in China have caused their markets to drop significantly, which also spread into the US markets. Significant … [Read more...] about The Clever Investor: Loyal3 Update â€“ 01/18/2016
Archives for January 2016
My son's birthday is coming up soon, so I asked him what he might like for a present. There's really only one thing that he wants, and it's something that he had asked for Christmas, but didn't get because my wife and I deemed it too expensive. My … [Read more...] about Never Make An Online Purchase Without Searching For A Coupon Code!
I was faced with a dilemma in the personal hygiene aisle at the nearby Walmart. I was doing my usual Saturday morning grocery shopping and included on the list of things we needed were replacement heads for our electric toothbrushes. I could either … [Read more...] about What Toothbrush Heads Taught Me About Frugality
For a certain percentage of the population, Valentine's Day is a superfluous, consumerist, embarrassing, and mildly offensive capitalist creation that promotes the fallacious conflation of love and expensive gifts. But those people are wrong. It … [Read more...] about If You Want to Be a Hero on Valentine’s Day, Start Now
I'm a huge fan of motivational quotes. I saw one on Friday morning that I couldn't quite get my arms around at the time. I don't remember the exact words, but essentially it stated the goal, or at least one of the benefits of financial freedom, was … [Read more...] about What’s Your Definition Of Financial Freedom?
I was clearing out my email inbox earlier this week, and I found one of those, â€œWe've missed you!â€ emails from Swagbucks. There's a name I haven't heard for awhile. If you've never heard of Swagbucks, it's a service you can register for and earn … [Read more...] about How I’m Funding Christmas 2016 Through Rewards Programs and Side Hustles