Last week, we took the MINI to the dealer for some work and got a rental from the in-house Enterprise Rent-A-Car. The dealership agreed to cover the whole cost for the Toyota Corolla even though we had to keep it an extra 8 hours, but I still had to … [Read more...] about I’ll Refund That for You THIS Time…
For the past month, the MINI Cooper's "service engine soon" light has come on, but then it's gone off just a few days later. I figured it was just some bad fuel and let it go. Since the closest MINI dealership is about 30 miles away, I wanted a few … [Read more...] about MINI Cooper Warranty and Maintenance Plans Worked for Us
Thanks to Being Frugal for including Stacie's article "Inexpensive Ways to Woo Your Wife" in this week's Festival of Frugality. Here are a few of my own favorites from the festival: Frugal Journey shows some great ways to reuse those bland, soggy … [Read more...] about Best Frugality Posts from the Festival of Frugality #98
A month ago, I told you we canceled Blockbuster in favor of trying out Redbox. We didn't rent anything right away because, well, we were tired of movies. But about 2 weeks ago, we decided to rent a movie. Here's how it went: We walked up to the … [Read more...] about Redbox Test One: Success!
David at My Two Dollars has hosted the 94th Festival of Frugality this week, where my article "Secret Value of House Guests: Cleaning Out the Pantry" was featured in the At The House section. There were so many good articles (seriously), but I'll … [Read more...] about Best Frugality Posts from the Festival of Frugality #94
Casey, a subscriber and commenter here at Clever Dude, had some great comments on our article Examine Your Motives: Buying A Home, so I asked her to make her comment into a full article. Casey and her husband are in their early 30s and currently live … [Read more...] about Renting vs Buying a Home: A Detailed Calculation