With about a couple of days left before Christmas, we have officially entered crunch time for those of us that have not finished our shopping. It's not so much that I haven't executed my gift buying plan for my immediate family to perfection, because … [Read more...] about 3 Steps To Get Through Christmas Shopping Crunch Time
I honestly laughed out loud when I read the letter from my garbage disposal provider. They were writing to me to offer me a deal in which I would commit to continue to use their service for the next year, and in return they would not raise my rates … [Read more...] about Dear Garbage Company: I’m Moving On
I read a story recently about high school science teacher who ate every meal from McDonalds for 90 days. He had members of his class pick his meals, but they had to keep his intake to 2000 calories a day as well as do their best to stick … [Read more...] about Success is All About Choices
Thereâ€™s no shortage of personal finance advice. If you browse the internet, you certainly know that. Every major news reporting or browser web page has a finance tab you can click to read about how you can save money, or manage your money more … [Read more...] about What Financial Advice Do You Choose to Ignore?
Oh checking account, why do you hate me so? Personally, I don't even understand why you're called a checking account given that I use my debit card far more than I write checks. I try to love my checking account, reconciling it as often as I … [Read more...] about Why I Should Reconcile My Checkbook Every Day
It started out as a joke almost twenty years ago while my now wife and I were still in college. Her mom would come to the city where we were attending school, and take us both out for lunch or dinner just to catch up on how we were doing. Since we … [Read more...] about How a Trip to the Bathroom 20 Years Ago Means I Never Pay For Dinner With My Mother-In-Law Again