Many people I speak to regarding the blog have commented that you can’t save money and still go out and have a good time. I don’t totally disagree with them. Every time I take my wife and son out for the day, we end up spending money on something. Thats about to change.
Money Saved Since January 1, 2009:
TOTAL SAVED $4957.25
Updated July 6, 2009:
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Your credit report has such a great bearing on your financial standing. Every time you apply for any form of credit, a company takes a look at your credit report. Sounds basic but its pretty serious. Creditors like your credit cards, utilities, and even cell phone provider (essentially any company that you pay on a monthly basis) report your account standing to the credit reporting agencies. With all these companies looking at your personal information, don’t you think you should have at least an elementary understanding of what kind of data is stored in your credit report??
A few months ago, my wife wanted to join a gym. She felt that paying for a membership to the local fitness center would inspire her to start going on a daily basis. For some that is a great motivator; but for most its simply a losing strategy.
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My personal information was stolen in 2004 and I have spent 4 years trying to protect my personal assets. I have developed a system to update my passwords, apply for free credit reports, and too monitor my accounts (to be published at a later date – sorry!). Each step was created in [...]
One of the easiest ways to save is to cut out useless expenses. There are so many things that we pay for on a monthly basis that we just don’t use. Now, some items on this list can be easily rationalized but as soon as you have to make excuses, its time to rethink [...]