My dad doesn't talk much during my weekly phone calls with my parents, but he does pop on the line every now and then to get the abbreviated version of what's going on. On one particular night as the conversation with my mom was winding down I heard … [Read more...] about FREE Software That Can Save You Headaches and Money
Youâ€™re frustrated. Youâ€™re barely making ends meet and youâ€™re sick of living paycheck to paycheck. Itâ€™s time to turn your financial life around. But where should you start? The internet is full of information that can help you save. The … [Read more...] about 5 Frugal Strategies that Will Save You Big Bucks
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!
I knew it was a bad idea even as I backed out of the driveway. I was heading to the grocery store late on a Saturday afternoon to do our usual shopping for the upcoming week. My fears were confirmed as I pulled into a jam packed … [Read more...] about Afternoon Grocery Shopping Can Bust Your Budget
The major subject theme here at CleverDude is Finances, but another reoccurring theme is Family (if you don't believe me, just look at the web site header, haha!). If you've been reading here for awhile, you know that I have a teenage son. Kids tend … [Read more...] about Shocking Teenager Moment: My Son Doesn’t Care About Brand Names