My wife and I have very different perspectives when it comes to saving money. I take a much more passive approach, content to hunt for coupons or search for the lowest advertised price. My wife, however, takes a much more direct approach preferring … [Read more...] about Ways My Wife Saves Us Money: Liquor Store Edition
SHOOT! exclaimed my wife as she slammed her hand down on the dashboard of our van. We were on our way to shop for new athletic shorts and a swimsuit for our son, and she had forgotten the flyer for Shopko on the kitchen table that contained a coupon … [Read more...] about Forgot Your Coupon? No Problem!
â€œDad, one of the buttons on my phone doesn't work anymore.â€I took my son's iPhone as I asked him to point out which specific button wasn't working. At his direction I pressed the volume down button and noticed the absence of that … [Read more...] about Warranties, Good to the Last Day
When our son was in elementary school, my wife and I would joke that he had an approved list of 10 things that he would eat. He didn't care for many of the food options at school, plus he complained about not having much time to eat once … [Read more...] about Six Ways to Rock The School Lunchbox
I knew the steak was moist because juices were pooling around it on my plate. My mouth was watering as I sliced into it revealing it was grilled to a perfect medium. My wife and I took bites of our steaks at … [Read more...] about Can You Return Food After You’ve Eaten It?
Under normal circumstances it probably would have just slipped through the cracks.For the last few years I have been a participant for the National Consumer Panel. I enter purchases into a handheld UPC scanner that then transmits the … [Read more...] about Not Checking Your Receipts? You Could Be Throwing Money Away!