When I first got married, it was in my mother’s house. We didn’t even have enough money to take a honeymoon. I always try to make up for it by taking a nice trip every year or two. Most people travel during high-peak season, the summer, without a … [Read more...] about Planning Summer Travel According to Exchange Rates
I am no fan of jumping into public pools. Yet, everyone I know seems to love them. Everyone wants to go to public pools and water parks and communally share water with everyone who walks in the entrance. I am just not a fan of such activities. Still, … [Read more...] about Public Pools Are Gross – Protect Your Family’s Health
Credit cards can either be a temporary solution to your financial problems, but they can also lead to bigger and longer term issues. Credit cards allow you to spend, even if you don’t have the cash handy. This makes spending effortless and quick, … [Read more...] about Credit Cards 101: When and How Should You Get Your First Credit Card?
I am always loath to do anything risky with my money. Like, investing, which is easy to do if one is experienced in it and has money to burn. For one thing, I just don’t make enough money yet to cushion any investment loss. I don’t trust hot … [Read more...] about Investment Returns Are Virtually Guaranteed With U.S. Treasury Bonds
There is an old, hilarious comedy film from 2005 called, Fun With Dick and Jane. It stars Jim Carrey and Tea Leoni. The film is about an upper-class couple who lose their money and can’t adjust to poverty. There is a memorable scene about enrolling … [Read more...] about Human Guinea Pig for Medical Trials – Worth the Money and Risk?
Quick joke: Do you know why you should never assume anything? Because when you, “assume,” you make an “ass,” out of, “u,” and, “me!” I love that joke. When I get into problems of my own creation, I always reflect on it. This is especially true when I … [Read more...] about Your Car Isn’t a Moving Van – Don’t Overload It