Tag Archives: Frugality

Stretch Yo’ Money

Posted on 26. Nov, 2008 by .

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There are a lot of ways to make your dollar go farther.  The most successful way is to not spend money.  That’s a great strategy if you want a dull and dreary life.  The current state of the economy will affect each of us differently.  Some may go relatively unfazed, while others will feel a real […]

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RepairPal – Taking the Mystery Out of Car Repair

Posted on 27. Jun, 2008 by .

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I found this little gem the other day on DownloadSquad.com. There are 2 things I love about this site: First, RepairPal offers a time-saving method of obtaining all the relevant information conscientious consumers need. It provides impartial, fair price estimates, the most comprehensive auto shop directory, and expert insights and advice from certified mechanics. The […]

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Is ID Theft Protection Necessary?

Posted on 10. Apr, 2008 by .

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The FTC estimates that as many as 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year. And that number grows each year as the thieves get smarter and more Americans move information into digital formats. But as this problem grows we also see the growth of an entirely new industry – identity theft protection. Banks, […]

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10 Lessons to Teach Your Kids About Money

Posted on 12. Jan, 2008 by .

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This article is a few months old but I have neglected to mention it here. 10 Lessons to Teach Your Kids About Money is a great article from ZenHabits.net about, well, lessons to teach your kids about money. I especially recommend reading #10 – Teach them about impulse buying and #2 – Teach them to […]

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Christmas Spending Out of Control?

Posted on 24. Dec, 2007 by .

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Brick-and-mortar retailers are getting worried as Christmas is right around the corner (tomorrow). According to their numbers, the amount of money being dumped into holiday advertising has not produced an equal amount of holiday shopping. Some have attributed this to what they’re calling “the year of the consumer” – where retailers are being forced to […]

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