The follow-up to my widely successful post covering baby gear. See what we've learned from eight months of experience and if our previous recommendations have held up.
You don't want to make your own detergent, but you still want to save some dough when it comes to laundry. Well, this post is just for you.
Have you noticed how owning a home is getting a terrible reputation lately? We are a society that loves to challenge the status quo, and thanks to the spectacular collapse of the housing market, the long-time "American Dream" is the new target. "Isn't this the best time to buy a home?," you might ask. "Aren't … Continue reading When Home Ownership Went Downhill
Kathy wrote in as a response to my recent post about smart phones and their expensive plans: “Just read your article this morning and completely agree. After fighting the temptation for ages, I caved and got a smart phone a few months ago. Yes, it’s fun to play games, check email, surf the web while … Continue reading You Are Rarely Stuck With Something
Discussing an infographic by the Energy Authority on ways to lower your electric bill. Includes percentages used by major components in your home and specific tips.
Gary Foreman takes a close look at mortgage prepayments, and how it can easily be overdone. Keep it simple, people, and make sure you read this post!
More and more people are electing to pay their credit cards, rather than their mortgages. I analyze the trend and provide some of my own observations.
How I managed to lower my cable and Internet bill, while adding on services. Includes the exact language I used in my chat with customer service.
Three reasons why I think hiring outside help might not be a good idea. What do you think?
Looking at the various components of what you typically need to buy a home. Includes some case study material and commentary on how things have changed with the economy.