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Our $346 Cheap Vacation: How we Travel on a Shoestring Budget
Mon, 06/11/12 | 11 Comments
Our $346 Cheap Vacation: How we Travel on a Shoestring Budget

The wife and I just got back from a nice 6-day, 5-night vacation of backpacking, wine tasting, and sight-seeing in an area that Good Morning America recently voted the most beautiful place in America – …

10 Ways to Cut the Cost of Dining Out at Restaurants
Tue, 11/8/11 | 6 Comments
10 Ways to Cut the Cost of Dining Out at Restaurants

This should not be news to you: dining out at restaurants is expensive.
I’ve determined that the average cost of restaurant meals when dining out is about 3X what I pay for the ingredients to make …

Becoming Vegetarian on the Cheap
Wed, 09/7/11 | 10 Comments
Becoming Vegetarian on the Cheap

My wife and I have been mostly vegetarian for a number of years now. I very occasionally eat poultry (holidays), I eat seafood, and I eat dairy as well. So I’m not a strict vegetarian, …

Frugality through Vegetarianism: How to Save $2-$3K Per Year & the Planet by Moving Away from a Meat-Based Diet
Wed, 02/23/11 | 34 Comments
Frugality through Vegetarianism: How to Save $2-$3K Per Year & the Planet by Moving Away from a Meat-Based Diet

While we were in college, my wife and I made a gradual shift to becoming mostly vegetarian. It all sort of happened in an unconventional, non-life-philosophy-shattering sort of way…
I was on this high-protein, low-fat, low-carb …

The 5 Worst Return Policies
Wed, 12/15/10 | 16 Comments
The 5 Worst Return Policies

Poor Customer Service by Policy
Whereas good customer service and focus should be rewarded (see my list of the best retailer return policies), poor customer service and focus should be called out and not disguised as …

The Best Retailer Return Policies
Sun, 12/5/10 | 12 Comments
The Best Retailer Return Policies

Strategically, I’ve started to do a good portion of my shopping at retailers with the strongest return policies. I am a FIRM believer that these retailers successes are in no small part to how customer-centric …


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