What Do You Need For Your Blog?

July 18, 2011

I don’t talk much about what goes on behind the scenes of this site because I know your main interest is personal finance, not all the reasons why I’m still up at 4 AM working on this blog post. However, today we’re going to take a break from personal finance and I’ll start with a […]

Top Bloggers with Books

August 19, 2010

Would you lay on the beach and read your favorite blogs while on vacation?  Without an iPad, it wouldn’t be easy; but a book is simple to throw in your beach bag and curl up with on a lazy afternoon. Top bloggers who have consistently shown they have something interesting and/or valuable to share with you will sometimes […]

Read This Now, It’ll Be Worth Your Time

January 1, 2010

Your time is valuable, it’s a limited resource and I don’t want to take up your time without making it worth your while. I am going to be making improvements to this site over the next several months that will give you more value for the time you spend reading what we publish (I’m starting […]

Blog Action Day – Recycle, Recycle, Recycle

October 15, 2009

Recycling may not be the first thing you might think about when the topic of climate change comes up but recycling can certainly make a difference. Here are some recycling stats from the recycling section on the University of Michigan website: The U.S. recycles approximately 32 percent of its waste which saves an equivalent amount […]

Cash for Clunkers

August 15, 2009

Cas for Clunkers has been the source of a lot of debate over the last few weeks.  Here’s a funny “crash for clunkers” video followed by a range of thoughts and opinions on the Cash for Clunkers program. (You’ll have to wait through a 15 second commercial on the video, you can’t fast forward, I […]

Money Tunes – Songs About or Involving Money

July 29, 2009

If you’re like me, money is constantly at the back of your mind.  Most everything you do during the day is somehow tied to money; you’re earning it, spending it, saving it, etc.  I guess that’s why money and money related topics make an appearance in so many songs.  Here are some “money tunes” for […]

How to Get a Cheap Massage

July 25, 2009

Getting a professional massage isn’t cheap.  I’ve bought a few massage gift certificates for my wife over the last few years and the cost of the massage around here usually runs about a dollar a minute.  I could never bring myself to spend that much money on a massage for myself but I’m glad to […]

Prank Callers Are Costing Me Money

July 24, 2009

The no call list was great for consumers, it really cut down on the number of unsolicited callers that interrupted your dinner or your afternoon.  Too bad for us there’s not a no call list for prank callers. Attack of the Prank Caller We’ve been having the same person prank calling us for the last […]

Good Customer Service Appreciation Day!

June 8, 2009

Did you know that today is Good Customer Service Appreciation Day? It seems all we ever hear about customer service are negative experiences.  I was listening to John Jantsch interview an author the other day and heard an interesting comment; many times people will talk badly about a company that they’ve never even been a […]

No More Commenting on This Site

May 25, 2009

Just kidding.  Actually, I discovered this morning, thanks to Lazy Man, that comments were disabled on the site.  Looking back it appears they’ve been that way for a few days.  I guess I should have noticed that something was wrong since I wasn’t even getting any spam comments.  Typically I get at least dozens of […]

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