Recently, I was asked to participate in “Women Empowerment Wednesday” in order to show solidarity with other female writers and bloggers I admire. And after yesterday’s post about women tearing each other down, I was more than happy to oblige. You know, GIRL POWER and all of that. So, in order to honor the female bloggers that I know and love, I’m totally going to highlight a few of them and try to embarrass them a little. Shall we begin? [Read more...]
Editor’s Note: Good morning, peeps. Our flight from Montego Bay to Charlotte, North Carolina got cancelled due to weather so we’re stranded at our hotel for another day. Please enjoy this post from Gary Dek. Gary is a former investment banker and private equity analyst. He blogs at Gajizmo.com and also contributes to MyLifeInsuranceQuotes123.com, providing comprehensive life insurance guides for consumers looking for the best coverage at affordable prices.
Whole life insurance is the original type of life insurance, despite the fact that term life has become much more popular, and for a while, it was once the only kind available. Unfortunately, it was very expensive and companies decided to tweak the characteristics of the policy to make it affordable and thus less costly to the carrier. [Read more...]
Last year, we traveled to the Dominican Republic in February, Mexico in July, and Florida twice. This year, we’ve already got three trips planned, including a trip to Jamaica this winter, Florida with the family in April, and London and Paris in September. Since I’m a frugality writer and self-proclaimed scrooge, a lot of my family members and friends wonder what’s up with my penchant for travel. And I totally get it. I mean, it must be confusing. After all, I’m always wearing old clothes. I drive an old car. Hell, I don’t even have cable television. So, how can I afford to go on so many trips? The answer is simple: I pursue credit card rewards like it’s my part-time job. Continue reading at VOSA.com….. [Read more...]
You’ve just established a business website. However, without a clear, established structure in place to govern any business transactions on your site, you will fall prey to legal disputes regarding a non-paying customer or ambiguous expectations from either party. In order to make sure you are protecting your business, you need a contract –something to lay down the ground rules and the obligations for both parties. [Read more...]
As someone who doesn’t really get embarrassed, I’m pretty much willing to do anything to save a buck or two. Of course, I don’t go to quite the lengths that I used to. For instance, back in my couponing days I would split my purchases up into five separate orders just to get free toothpaste at CVS. Oh yes, and I totally remember when Greg and I stockpiled over 300 quarts of ready-to-feed Similac formula when that $5 off any Similac coupon came out a few years ago. (Yes, my kids drank formula. Sue me). [Read more...]