Homeowners, Are You Treading Water?

It seems that all you read about in the news these days is homeowners who are ‘underwater’ on their mortgage, meaning that they owe more than what the house is worth. I feel bad for those people, of course, but I think that there’s a large group of...

Using Annual Passes To Save Money

A couple of months ago, I wrote about how we were considering an annual membership to the zoo. Now that a couple of months have passed, I thought it would be wise to follow up, summarize what we chose, and outline how our strategy will hopefully save us some money....

It’s That Time Of Every Two Years Again

It’s been two years since my wife and I got new cell phones, and it’s getting to be that time where we will start looking at new phones and plans. We’ve been with Sprint for a long time.  That actually worked out nice when we got married.  Before...

Do You Select Credit Or Debit?

Yahoo Finance recently discussed the dangers of using a debit card, pointing out that the best alternative may be to select credit if given the option. Here are some of the reasons that they listed: Loss limits – Credit cards and debit cards both limit you to...