Monthly Archives: July 2011

Success Story: I Paid Off $18,000 in a Year

CNN Money posts about a woman who paid off $18,000 worth of debt in a year. I ride the bus. A lot. Usually, twice a day. That has saved me approximately $1,400 over the past year. In January 2010, I … Continue reading

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Money Drain: $300 Scammed by Fake Insurance Agent

This was a couple decades ago – I was referred to a insurance agent by a co-worker who handled life insurance on a personal level (meaning that they made a monthly visit to your home to collect the premiums). I … Continue reading

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Money In the News: When There is Debt and Frugality

Mint.com Blog posts a list of minor money mistakes that make them mental. The other day, I went shopping. My wife had clipped a $1 off toothpaste coupon to the shopping list. I had the shopping list in my hand … Continue reading

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