I haven't really carried a credit card balance that wasn't at 0% interest for about 6 years now. I do still have about $10,000 in credit card debt that I attribute to my college days, but I use balance transfers to get 0% interest on the balance so … [Read more...] about What does it mean to pay your credit card balance in full?
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Springtime is a dangerous time for me and car showrooms. Beginning in spring 2004, we've bought a new car each year. However, we haven't always been wise about our auto purchases, and I think the automakers have targeted me directly because they know … [Read more...] about I got a nice surprise for test-driving a Chevy!
Lulugal has tagged me with a stinkin chain letter-type post, and as much as I wanted to just trash the pingback, I decided it would be a fun post for the weekend: Here are some of my favorite things. Song: There are songs that come and go, but … [Read more...] about Some of my favorite things
Ok, so sue me. I missed a week in review last week. It just means you get EVEN MORE Clever Dude today! I did want to welcome Lifehacker readers of my recent article "Find Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for your car online". Now, why don't you … [Read more...] about Clever Dude’s Week in Review April 16-27, 2007
As I stated last week, I like articles about frugality. Why? Because they almost always have a strong personal story behind them. The Festival of Frugality #71 is no exception. Here are some of my picks for the festival: Money Walks has a … [Read more...] about Festival of Frugality #71 Recap
I'm a dealership's worst nightmare. When I hear any squeak or rattle in our cars, I take it directly to the warranty manager to get analyzed and fixed. I'm not the type who can just drown out the noise with a stereo, because once I know it's there, … [Read more...] about Find Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for your car online