Dad, can I get a yearbook?, asked my son. I thought back to when I was a teenager. Buying yearbook was very little about the pictures that were inside, and more about getting your friends to sign it. It was a kind of status symbol to fill up as … [Read more...] about Are School Yearbooks a Waste Of Money?
I noticed my neighbor's truck parked on the road near my house when I came home from the gym. He is a groundskeeper for his day job, but provides commercial lawn services as a side job. Pulling into the driveway I could see the hose … [Read more...] about The Lawn Care Debacle – Would You Pay For Something You Didn’t Ask For?
That's a wrap for May, my second month here at The Dude. I hope you're enjoying the alternating content between myself and the original Cleverdude. But hey, we're always looking to improve and give you the kind of posts you're looking for. So, if … [Read more...] about Clever Posts Of the Week – May 31st
How do you pay your bills? I pay mine with money. Haha, in all seriousness, though, let me tell you a a little story... I entered the amount of the last bill into the spreadsheet used to track our checking account, and dropped the statement into … [Read more...] about How Do You Pay Your Bills?
It's a common question, and one that is sure to ignite a conversation especially between people trying to be wise with their money. How much do you spend on groceries each week? Just last week we had a great post on this site from Clever … [Read more...] about I Save Money by Spending A Lot On Groceries
I looked back as we left a popular local restaurant and saw chicken wings, most of a burger and two half empty beer glasses sitting on the table where my wife and I had been eating lunch with another family. Our friends had ordered too much food … [Read more...] about Wasting Chicken Wings Really Burns My A$$