Hefty mark downs found in the clearance aisle can give people the false impression that they’re getting a good deal. But just because something is marked 50% off doesn’t mean it’s a steal.
About every 5 years, I am forced to put on a brave face as I venture out into the wilderness in search of a new wardrobe. This is the story of my latest adventure to places I dare not think about.
Seriously peeps, I’m super cheap. I rarely buy anything new for myself. If I do, it is usually only after thinking long and hard about it for a few weeks. Plus, it has to be a bargain or I’m not buying. On top of being cheap, I simply hate to go shopping – especially for […]
Just the other day, I was browsing Facebook when a status update from David at Young Adult Money caught my eye: “I’m the kind of person who talks and thinks about buying a tablet for well over a year, but never buys one.” -Young Adult Money My first thought was, “that’s hot.” Then […]
For some reason, we have gotten into the habit of doing all of our charitable giving at the end of the year. One way we typically give back is to sponsor a family or two for Christmas, but I failed miserably at setting that up this year. So instead, we decided to replace that aspect of our […]
Picture this. I’m driving my awesome minivan to pick up my youngest daughter from daycare. Big girl in the back. The stereo bumpin’ some happy tunes. My daughter’s cracking up and dancing in her booster seat and I’m thinking about what we should have for dinner. Then, all of a sudden, it happens. Thunk. Thunk. Thunk.
As most people know, we use Netflix and Hulu when we watch to watch television because a) it’s cheaper, and b) it’s more convenient. I actually like streaming TV online vs. watching it live because I tend to enjoy watching entire seasons at a time. Lately, I’ve been watching a few of the Real Housewives […]
Here we go again. Even though Halloween was just five minutes ago, stores have already started hauling out the obligatory holiday decor. Websites that track Black Friday ads and deals are popping up left and right, and existing sites are updating with new information and sale updates every day. With all the hype surrounding Black Friday and Cyber Monday, […]
As many of you know, we’re getting the hell up out of here in a few short weeks. We bought a house and we’re currently in the midst of packing up all of our shit (again). I’ve also been getting rid of stuff left and right – kid’s toys, home décor, junk. Basically, anything I […]
Please enjoy this guest post from Ben Luthi. Ben is a personal finance blogger who does his thing over at The Wealth Gospel. He’s passionate about helping people to stop thinking about personal finance according to the template society has created, and to find their true potential and align their behaviors with it. His favorite […]