Club Thrifty – Stop spending. Start living.When shit gets real…..
Yup, it happens. As much as it sucks, married people occasionally decide that they hate each other. Some people grow apart and others just want to move on to greener pastures. Regardless, going through a divorce can be a stressful experience…
Yup, you just read that correctly. My student loans are gone. Donezo. Eliminated. Demolished. Any other word that you can think of. It seems like just a couple of months ago I published my post about my $38,000 in student loans and how badly I want them gone.
I have made a decent amount of recent payments and have watched our savings account dwindle down to a very low and uncomfortable number (still livable though)…
The other day a friend and I were talking about weddings. Without really meaning to, we got into a long discussion about how ridiculous weddings have become. I mean seriously weddings have turned into week long “events”. Gone are the days when you can throw a basic little party in your parents’ backyard…
After today’s brush with small claims court over an old hospital bill, I started to think about the nature of bills and debts. At what point does something cross the line from a bill to a debt? Are all bills a form of debt?
Wikipedia defines a bill as a commercial document issued by a seller to a buyer, indicating the products, quantities, and agreed prices for products or services the seller has provided the buyer while a debt is an obligation owed by one party (the debtor) to a second party, the creditor…
For most American retirees, Social Security is a huge part of the retirement equation. In fact, a recent New York Times article notes that even retirees with a $1 million nest egg rely heavily on Social Security income during retirement.
Even though Social Security is so important, most of us still don’t understand exactly how the benefit works…
If you feel left out or like you can’t afford a vacation this summer, think again. There are so many ways that you can cut costs so that you can have a nice relaxing time too without breaking the bank…
The News – What is everyone talking about?
US employers added more jobs in June than economists expected (195,000 vs 165,000).
But about 70 percent of all jobs added in June were for the lowest paying jobs, mostly in leisure and hospitality…