This weekend the bf and I hosted a Cinco De Mayo Qdoba House Party. Sadly a lot of our friends were out of town for the weekend, but we were able to round up 9 hungry guests who were thrilled to try out Qdoba catering, play a little pin the tail on the donkey and drink a few (OK many, Margaritas).
A Little FYI On House Party:
What is House Party? If you’re not familiar with the, “house party model”, the parties are sponsored by companies who give you products, a “Party Pack” of their products to eat/use/try/share…
So you just graduated from college, and you have no idea where to start when it comes to managing your personal finances. Or maybe you’re fairly good at budgeting, but you need to know about investing. Either way, this list of resources will more than cover all your financial questions, from budgeting basics to buying a home to landing a great-paying career…
Our strategy for packing is straightforward: Minimal clothing, furnishings, and stuff. Everything fits in the back of our car (mind you, our house in VT is modestly furnished already)…
To watch TV of course! As you know, I’m a huge fan of my cable and I’m not going to be cancelling my cable anytime soon…
Last week, Denver-based Frontier headlines made the news with a new fee for carry-on luggage. But only if you book your ticket through an online travel agent such as Hotwire or Orbitz. This is the latest in a march of ancillary fees from airlines to try to increase revenue as their costs increase…
It’s spring time, or at least it’s supposed to be. Up here in the cold north east it seems as if winter has been here forever and the warm weather is never going to get here. Let me as you a question Dinks, have you already started planning your summer vacation?
I personally don’t like to travel in the summer because it’s too hot; I much prefer to travel in April or May and in September or October…
I mentioned that maintaining your car is financially important as car emergencies can ruin a family’s budget quite easily. For couples looking at paying down debt, investing more for their future, or saving up for a paid for vacation, it can be incredibly frustrating to see huge expenses come up with their cars…
Club Thrifty – Stop spending. Start living.While we are enjoying our vacation, please check out this guest post from Daniel Hilsden from Money Saving Angels. If you are interested in guest posting at Club Thrifty, please see our guest posting guidelines.
Could you afford to support yourself on unemployment benefits alone?
Being and becoming unemployed is more of a reality than ever for millions of Americans…
Now that you’ve made it through the hardest parts of the program, step 7 is the most fun and easiest. Let’s just do a little recap on what needed to be done to make it this far. You started with a little emergency fund, then you paid off all debt besides the mortgage, then you built up a fully-funded emergency fund of 3-6 months of expenses, then you started putting 15% towards retirement and saving for your children’s college, then you finally made it through step 6 by paying off your mortgage…