You've heard me say that I'm a big fan of the Festival of Frugality before, and this week was no exception. I love reading articles about frugality because it's quite hard to NOT put in "a bit of yourself" in the articles. The topics are usually more … [Read more...] about Festival of Frugality #77 Highlights
Back in January, I told you all that I decided to try to pay off our Chevy Malibu in 8 months or less. How are we doing? Well, if you check out our debt scale on the right sidebar, you'll see we only have 22%, or $3,286 left of the original … [Read more...] about Only 2 more months to pay off the Malibu!
This is the second week in a row where one of our articles has "made it big" and we've gotten a surge in readership. Over 12,000 of you came to read my wife's Frugal Lunch article in one day, which made her very happy. And then this week, over … [Read more...] about Clever Dude’s Week in Review Mar 4-10, 2007
We recently paid off our Malibu loan with a credit card balance transfer. Not only did this reduce our interest rate from 5.85% to 1.99%, it also meant we paid off the lien on our car and were entitled to receive the full title and … [Read more...] about Car paid off in Maryland? What to do with the Security Interest Filing and Title
Yesterday, I shocked you with how much we spent in 1 year (2006) on our cars. To recap, the 2 of us own 3 vehicles that cost us about $22,000 last year: 1. 2006 Honda Ridgeline RTS - the biggest loan (about $25k left), but the most … [Read more...] about Overspending on Cars – What do we do now?
We own 3 cars. That's right. Two people, 3 cars. 1. 2006 Honda Ridgeline RTS 2. 2005 Chevrolet Malibu 3. 1997 Pontiac Grand Am (Why do all advertisements for vehicles show silver ones?) The breakdown for car costs in 2006 As I write this, … [Read more...] about What happened to our $22,000!?! Oh, that’s where it went…