I’ve already mentioned my disgust for Wal-Mart and that I refuse to shop there. Of course, I’m not the only one. However, it was nice to see Punny Money back me up in this fight. On Punny’s list of the “Top Five Companies We’d Be Better Off Without,” Wal-Mart came in #4. And I happen […]
The option of walking downstairs and turning a dial to turn up the heat is not available to me. I live in a gorgeous 18 year old log house (not to be mistaken with a log cabin, but that’s not my story), which is currently not heated by a furnace, but rather, by a wood […]
Sometimes, you do things, not thinking it will work. The pleasant surprise is, of course, when it does. I stupidly incurred a late charge on my credit card last month. I simply forgot to pay the bill until the day it was due, and then instead of calling to pay by phone, or even trying […]
A friend of mine, when our conversation fell onto the subject of credit card debt, related to me the idea that carrying any credit card debt in college was stupid. He said this, having no idea of my own financial situation and my own debt sitting on a Amazon.com/Chase Visa card. Of course, it doesn’t […]
Why I included “Start a Retirement Account” in the things I will be doing this year… Waiting just one year could cost you $8,500. With that in mind, I’ll start this year, thank you!