In my first job out of college, I worked for a MAJOR oil company as an "IT Analyst". Coming from "Pennsyltuckey" (Central PA) to the Washington D.C. area was a big jump in pay, and cost of living.The "Company" had a policy of a standard 6 month … [Read more...] about In a pay raise slump? Sometimes you just need a new job
After reading the articles everywhere on using 0% balance transfers to earn extra savings interest, or paying off debt, I had an epiphany.We have a car loan with about $15,000 left. We bought the car almost 2 years ago for $25,000, and in the … [Read more...] about Paying off a $15,000 car loan in 9 months without using savings
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/2007/01/better-than-wii-sports.htmlThe video shows a gaming system by WunderWall that mirrors your every move with camera, and even replicated weapons you might be holding (swords, nunchukas).Ohhh, the lawsuits that … [Read more...] about Breaking TVs with Wii? Imagine what you’ll break with WunderWall
You may have noticed a lighter color scheme, a spiffy new header image, and some new or rearranged sidebar items.I thank Nick for helping me to learn what Web 2.0 is, and helping me out with the Spam Karma plugin. Nick, thanks for the … [Read more...] about We’ve redesigned our site!
If you tend to use the ATM regularly, and you often have to go out of your own bank's network, you're looking at an average of $2.50 in charges just to see that cash. For a $20 withdrawal, that's a 12.5% fee!Outside of choosing a bank that will … [Read more...] about Avoid those ATM fees!
I've been tracking our net worth since last May when I was introduced to www.networthiq.com. It took a few months to really refine how I was tracking our assets and liabilities, but I think I have it nailed down, and I'm not seeing major percentage … [Read more...] about Almost there! A six-figure net worth