Last week, I wrote a very quick post about a frugal idea I thought up that morning while shaving. I had the idea to use less shaving cream, but I never said anything in the article about "saving money", or even money at all. But if you read the … [Read more...] about Frugality is more than just saving money
Do you have a friend who keeps saying things like "I'll be an adult when I finish college" or "I'll grow up when I _____ (insert phrase)"? We have that friend. Yesterday I officially began my adventure towards a graduate degree by registering for … [Read more...] about Postponing financial responsibility until you grow up
I received a comment this morning on our Frugal Lunch post that made me very angry. First, the commenter used the F-word. That's a no-no. Read my Commenting Policy. I tagged him/her as spam. I've already responded directly to the commenter, but I … [Read more...] about Frugality is a waste of time
The Carnival of Personal Finance is 2 years old today, and JD from Get Rich Slowly has hosted 82 "Best Of" articles in this edition. Yours truly submitted Frugal Lunch as CleverDude.com's best article, but as you know, it wasn't even my own … [Read more...] about Best of the Best: Carnival of Personal Finance Review
Around the Sun writes about their company's new bus pass program and how it's created a new fat-busting game. So what does that have to do with me? Because people envy my commute. I work in Washington, D.C., which is about 25 miles from my … [Read more...] about People envy my 50 mile roundtrip commute
Just a couple days ago, I mentioned that we had about $3,300 left to pay on our car loan, and that we would pay it off over the next 2 months. Well, I jumped the gun. I was looking through our budget and saw that I could pay the credit card … [Read more...] about Breaking News: We’ve paid off our car loan early!