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!
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?
Over the Thanksgiving break, my house was overrun by a gang of high school freshman. My son and a bunch of his friends went to a movie, and then came back to our house to hang out, sleep over, and play video games until the early morning … [Read more...] about What’s Your Most Inexpensive Meal?
Every fall I get the letter in the mail asking if I want a local irrigation company to come and winterize my sprinkler system. I've seen my neighbors get the service. A truck pulling a huge air compressor on a trailer parks in front of their homes. … [Read more...] about Save Money By Winterizing Your Own Sprinkler System
I'm not the kind of person who would approach and talk to a total stranger unless absolutely necessary, especially in the grocery store. But this gentleman obviously was. My wife and I were grocery shopping with calculator in hand to keep a … [Read more...] about Would You Help a Stranger Save Money?
I separate colors, I know what gets washed in cold or hot, I pre-treat stains, and I'm not afraid of hand washing delicates. I do my share of laundry. It's not something I particularly like doing, but it is a necessary evil. I'm … [Read more...] about Are Your Laundry Habits Making You Stink?