The television news magazine Inside Edition recently showed a series of stories in which they rigged a home to seemingly need repairs, but the fix was extremely minor. For example, they moved the eye of an electric garage door so that it … [Read more...] about How Much Do You Trust Your Mechanic To Save You Money?
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…
Just a quick reminder that you should review your insurance "statement of benefits" and bills to ensure they are classified and paid properly. You can't rely on the doctor's staff to submit the bills to your insurance properly, and you also can't … [Read more...] about Pay Attention to Your Insurance Bills
We all go through times of high and low stress in our lives, and each of us deals with it differently. In my case, I yell more often, but recently I've noticed other problems. My eye/cheek/face have gone through weeks of twitching, my upper back and … [Read more...] about Recognizing Stress and Its Effects
Reader and commenter Rob, who owns a full 1% of the comments here at Clever Dude (we have thousands), posed a question to me via email this past weekend. We had a good discussion of ideas and I got his permission to write about it. I will warn you … [Read more...] about Temptation in the Workplace, and Accountability
Money, Matter & More Musings (aka MMM) has put together a giant Carnival of Personal Finance this week, with 88 articles from over 100 entries. MMM also added snippets of fun money facts between each section to help liven the mood. My own … [Read more...] about Best Finance Articles from Carnival of Personal Finance #118