Over the weekend I committed a cardinal sin for personal finance bloggers. I joined a gym. I know, personal finance bloggers are supposed to write about dumping gym memberships because they aren't worth it. I'm supposed to list ways to work out … [Read more...] about Joining a Gym is OK. Really.
I was excited to mow my lawn yesterday for the first time this Spring. I love the smell of freshly cut grass, and I love the look of a newly mowed lawn. It's also the only place a man can truly be alone. I think the rest of my family is afraid … [Read more...] about Clever Posts Of The Week – May 17th 2013
Have you ever went to the doctor and asked yourself, â€œI wonder how much this is going to cost me?â€ Or have you opened a bill from your medical provider only to suffer from a case of sticker shock? In October of each year I select my medical … [Read more...] about Three Steps to Estimating The Cost Of a Trip To The Doctor
Image courtesy of Master isolated images/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net I once got an afternoon phone call at work from my wife telling me she was at a car dealership. She had picked out a new van and requested that I come immediately to check it out and … [Read more...] about What’s Your Shopping Personality?
Hey clever friends, have I thanked you lately for reading? I'm still pretty new here but I wanted to let you all know that I really appreciate each and every one of you that takes the time to read and/or comment on my posts here. Now it's time for … [Read more...] about Clever Posts Of the Week – May 10th, 2013
I pulled the familiar looking envelope out of the mailbox knowing exactly what it was. Would it contain good news, or bad? Nine years ago this month we moved into our home. It was at the peak of the housing boom, and mortgage lenders used … [Read more...] about Adjustable Rate Mortgages are Not Evil