Does Hanging Clothes On The Line Really Save You Money?
With so many people still hit with the effects of the recession, hanging clothes is one way to save a few bucks.
Or is it?
Doing laundry in Grenada is quite the process.
Our washing machine is outside, and when I first got here, I actually had to fill up 5 gallon buckets of water and pour them into the washing machine to make it work…
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The Fear of “Missing Out”
When I first started doing this, I found myself often stressed out about computer parts…
Fun Ways to Exercise (Who Would’ve Thought?)
Frugal Birthday Plans
Three Organization Tools You Should Check Out Today
The Bear Case For Amazon In One Chart
Today, those famous words attributed to Yankee legend Yogi Berra ring disturbingly true.
You see, one of the theories I’ve pounded into readers’ heads over the years is that share prices ultimately follow earnings…
I spoke with Missouri State University incoming freshman Hannah Taylor, who is bucking this trend. Taylor said that although she didn’t have a credit card yet, she planned on getting one through the college she was attending…
The Keys to Buying and Selling On Craigslist
The internet has changed the way business is done. Though selling items used to be performed mostly in person, now anyone can put their items up for sale on the internet. And among those sites, Craigslist is king — if you want to buy or sell something locally, Craigslist is the place to go. Making it work for you can be easy if you follow these tips…
Fees levied for SMS alert messages from Banks
It seems banks started levying charges for the value added services which are given as free of charge till now. As you are aware, nowadays banks has started charging for the online transfer of money to third party accounts. This has been real shock for the online customers who extensively uses the netbanking for money transfer…
Buy Up Lost Luggage?? Okay!
I’ve actually never heard about this until I ran across a post by my friend over at Skint in The City: Buying up lost luggage…
Are You Financially Ready for Moving?
My husband is getting tired of being an adjunct professor, and he’s getting serious about applying for jobs at other universities…
Where to put your next investment
Most Content on the Web about Student Loans is Pointless
There is a ton of content online about student loans and student loan debt. The problem is that most of this content is pointless for one reason or another.
Before you quit reading, hear me out. I do think that student loan debt is a problem. There is an obvious solution, though: paying it down…
Should I Do A Cash-IN Refinance? The Benefits And Risks Of Paying Down A Mortgage For A Lower Rate
Loan-to-value is calculated by taking your mortgage divided by the value of your property…
Filling stations make pennies on the average fill-up. States and localities make a bit more, thanks to taxes. And then there are the petroleum producers. With crude in the $90 range, producers are still nicely in the black as they pump more and more black gold out of their fields…
6 Things I’m NOT Buying with My Stash of Cash
Do You Think Like a Rich Person?
While it’s tempting to believe that all rich people are lucky, or know the right people, there might actually be some differences in the way that rich people think, especially compared to how you might think…
Today’s Deals: Cameras, Hello Kitty, and a ‘Free’ Frappuccino
Common Financial Mistakes to Avoid in Day to Day Life
Kathleen, April 2013 Net Worth
A Billion Dollars, A Crack Pipe And Money Quickies For May 29, 2013
The Real Estate Partnership Is Dead
I have been attempting to enter in to a business partnership to buy my first rental unit. We have been attempting to develop a partnership agreement as well as add some of my ideas to his standard leasing agreement. Correction – I have been attempting to make some suggestions and possible changes to his standard lease agreement…
7 Mutual Fund Performance Measures & Ratings – What They Mean
Should I accept a free financial consultation?
A few months ago, I signed up for a new money management website called Personal Capital. It’s a competitor to Mint.com and apparently was founded by the former CEO of PayPal. I decided to give the new guys a shot and set up all my accounts shortly after they launched. After a few weeks of use, I decided it wasn’t for me and that I’d just stick with Mint…
Consumer Problems and Recourses
What are I Bonds and Why I’m Buying
100% invested in the stock market
I think going all in on the stock market is fine if all these apply to you:
You are young – You have 20+ years of time to add to your stock market investment, and you can afford to ignore the short term volatility…
18 Frugal and Romantic Dates at Home
If you’re a parent, paying the babysitter can use up your whole date night budget. And even for couples without children, if money is tight, the cost of dining at a restaurant or buying tickets to the movies can be out of reach. Meeting in public may be important when you’re first dating and need the opportunity to leave quickly if things don’t go well…