For those of you who have been around a while, you know that we love to talk about some of our favorite TV shows. Yeah, we don’t have cable…which presents a bit of a problem. However, we do tend to catch up by binging on full seasons of our favorite shows via Netflix and Amazon. From Game of Thrones to Honey Boo Boo, we love to discuss us some quality TV. [Read more...]
For the last few weeks, I’ve been commuting to and from work. And, if there’s one thing I have learned during this time of transition, it’s this: commuting to work sucks. With that being said, please keep in mind that I have only had a 10 minute drive to work for most of my adult life. Because I’ve been spoiled for so many years, my new and unimproved 45-50 minute commute is freakin’ killing me – and I don’t even have to deal with traffic! [Read more...]
Yeah, yeah. I know. Half of you don’t have a clue who I am…or only know about me because of Holly’s writing. (Seriously, the turnover rate during the last 4 months has been ginormous!) I also know that Holly has been kicking some major ass at this gig all on her own. But, now that I’m not legally barred from writing on my own website, I’m back to help my wife with the site so that she can focus on freelance writing and earning more money from her side gigs. [Read more...]
Let’s face it: searching for a job sucks. Not only do you have the stress of being unhappy in your current job or unemployed, you also have to comb through hundreds upon hundreds of job openings that you either don’t want or don’t qualify for. Whether you are searching for jobs in Manchester, England or Dallas, Texas, these few simple job seeking tips may help you get your foot in the door and into a job that you like before you know it. [Read more...]
Nobody likes to take out a loan. OK…let me rephrase that. Some people like to take out loans. Nobody likes to repay them. We here at Club Thrifty certainly don’t. However, the fact is that sometimes taking out a loan is pretty much your only option. Of course, we don’t encourage people to take out loans all the time. Still, if you need to take out a loan, it is in your best interest to at least know what the bank is talking about. So, to help all of our Club Thrifty enthusiasts who may be new to the loan game, we’ve created this beginners’ guide to help define what some of the different types of loans are. Enjoy! [Read more...]
There. I warned you. Don’t say I didn’t. But, just in case you don’t get it, let me break it down for you. If you ever plan on reading or watching the Game of Thrones series – heck, even if you think you might ever plan on getting involved with it – stop reading this post now. Seriously, I don’t mind. Just go ahead and Tweet it and move about your merry way. It won’t hurt my feelings. I promise. I’d rather you didn’t read this one post and not ruin one of the greatest moments in the history of fantasy novels/television.
Spoiler Alert! Spoiler Alert! Spoiler Alert! Spoiler Alert!
OK. Final warning….
Here we go! [Read more...]