Archive for the ‘budgeting’ Category

Owning, renting and nannying

Sunday, September 14th, 2008

I have shared on a number of occasions that as long as we own a home in Wisconsin and rent in Colorado, we will incur a monthly deficit of over $500 per month. On top of that, we are sending our oldest daughter to private school kindergarten which brings our ...

$20 off $75 Purchase at Office Depot!

Thursday, July 19th, 2007

This is better than the $30 off $150 puchase at Staples coupons that are flying around everywhere. I can't take credit for these deals, but you need to check out Hustler's list of great coupons and codes for stores like Circuit City, American Eagle, Home Depot and more. <!--wsa:post-bottom-->

40 Ways to Save Money

Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

This is an awesome post at the Simple Dollar from several weeks ago. I am in the process of doing many of the actions that he suggests such as installing CFL bulbs and recently I installed two insulated storm doors to increase the energy efficiency of our home.

Megabus Solves a Problem for My Family

Monday, July 16th, 2007

I have not used Megabus yet, but I have heard great things about their services and prices. Megabus provides transportation between major cities for incredibly low prices.Oregongirl and I like to fly on Southwest and have earned several free flights with our Southwest Visa. However, the nearest SW airport is ...

Less than Recommended

Friday, July 13th, 2007

Free Money Finance has a post about saving money by not using the recommended amounts of common household and personal hygiene products. He lists the common ones: toothpaste, shampoo, laundry detergent and dishwasher soap.Toothpaste - you can definitely get by with less than what they recommend. I enjoy continuing to ...