After reading NoCreditNeeded's article titled "Drip, Drip, Drip Your Way Out of Debt", I got to wondering "How much interest did we save by paying off our Malibu almost 4 years early?" I hopped on over to the Bankrate Auto Loan Calculator and … [Read more...] about How we dripped our way out of debt
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I was writing an article for this Thursday, and I looked back through my archives and found out that my first post was June 6th, 2006. What did I write? Well, not a personal finance article! I actually didn't know that my site would turn into a … [Read more...] about Oops! Belated 1 Year Birthday to Me!
I received a comment this morning on our Frugal Lunch post that made me very angry. First, the commenter used the F-word. That's a no-no. Read my Commenting Policy. I tagged him/her as spam. I've already responded directly to the commenter, but I … [Read more...] about Frugality is a waste of time
The Carnival of Personal Finance is 2 years old today, and JD from Get Rich Slowly has hosted 82 "Best Of" articles in this edition. Yours truly submitted Frugal Lunch as CleverDude.com's best article, but as you know, it wasn't even my own … [Read more...] about Best of the Best: Carnival of Personal Finance Review
Last Wednesday, my wife got into a car accident, before the check even cleared for the last payment on the car (I posted the article early Thursday). The Malibu had minor damage, and the other driver, luckily, claimed full responsibility. Rather … [Read more...] about Geico Accident Wrapup: In and out in 5 minutes
Around the Sun writes about their company's new bus pass program and how it's created a new fat-busting game. So what does that have to do with me? Because people envy my commute. I work in Washington, D.C., which is about 25 miles from my … [Read more...] about People envy my 50 mile roundtrip commute