Ask the Readers: What will you negotiate this month?
10 Ways to Lower Medicare Part D Costs
My dad tells me that healthcare is one of his biggest bills in retirement. He had open bypass surgery several years ago but is otherwise healthy, walking two miles each day at the local mall and living in his own home without a chronic illness such as Parkinson’s or diabetes…
Quick Money Tips: The Entrepreneurial Spirit
Everyone has something they are good at and can make money doing.
Many people even have an original idea with loads of potential.
The questions come when it is finally time to go ahead and do it…
Writing Wrap Up & Around Grenada in 5 Days
I mentioned last week that I was working on a new project during the month of June at my day job. This project involves going all around the island, so I’ve seen some really cool stuff this week…
What You Need to Know When Claiming Medical Expenses
There are a few rules to claiming medical expenses, but with a little planning there are ways to maximize your claim…
Rebar Repair Reluctantly Reducing Retirement Reserves
There is a major home repair looming that I see every time I pull in to my driveway. The driveway slopes down toward the road so when I pull in I am staring right at the foundation and right at the ends of exposed rebar.
My home was very cheaply built to maximize profit for the builder and to meet the minimum building code requirements…
House Flipping Is Making a Comeback. Are You In?
The rising prices in the housing market within the last year (in some cases as high as 10%) are a good sign for the economy, as well as for homeowners and investors hoping to make a profit. Since the bottom fell out of the housing market and decreased home values as much as 30%, home owners, realtors, and investors have been slowly recovering their losses…
Will Rail Run Out of Steam Post-Keystone?
Want to Lower your Food Costs? Become a Vegetarian
We’ve already shown the huge impact cooking can have on lowering food costs. But what other lifestyle changes can also have a huge impact on food costs?
Try reducing the meat in your diet!
When I made the switch to becoming vegetarian, one immediate benefit of doing so was that my grocery bill declined quite noticeably…
5 Websites that Help Homebuyers
How Estate Planning is Changing
Unfortunately, many people believe the new law means estate planning is unimportant. That’s a mistake. Estate planning still is required, but how we plan needs to change…
Would You Take a 10% Pay Cut to Get All Fridays Off?
If so, you could be reading this in your pajamas right now 😉 Remember my friend who likes to push the boundaries at work and ask for what he wants? Like that “choose your own adventure” deal with salaries and time scales? Haha… Well he’s at it again. Only this time angling for Fridays off 🙂
It all stems back to the same thing it always does with him: having more time to pursue his hustles…
Don’t Stop Fortune Hunting – Money Making Opportunities Are Everywhere
When I was 22 I got lucky, very lucky. No, a Ford agency supermodel didn’t decide to stalk me around Manhattan and show me off to her beautiful friends in case we didn’t work out. Instead, a $3,000 investment turned into $155,000 in two months. The stock was VCSY a Chinese internet company with a homepage consisting of a simple dial pad…
Friday Links – Win an iPad Mini Edition
This week I wanted to share a giveaway with you. My friend Jackie over at The Debt Myth has created a Pay Off Debt App which I think is very cool. I don’t know the first thing about creating apps…
Friday Giveaway Roundup – 138 Giveaways
Happy Friday everyone! It’s been quite a week…we had our garage sale (see how we did!) last weekend and then spent a couple days out of town for my wife’s grandfather’s funeral…
Another Company That Could ‘Kill The Gasoline Engine’
One of my favorites is a company that could help kill the gasoline engine, Westport Innovations (WPRT). But today I want to tell you about another potential gasoline engine killer that’s about to be listed on a major exchange for the first time…
I can’t believe this guy is paying $440/month for cable
Well, we officially quit saving yesterday.
I first blogged about our ambitious $100,000 savings goal in June 2010…
The Lessons We Teach
Thankfully, I’m a parent and I understand that it’s a terrible idea to establish a pattern that a beverage has to be flavored or sweet…
Smartphone in the Pool? Here’s What to Do