Save to Win (Lottery Tickets)!
Mon, 09/22/14 | One Comment

Do you like playing the lottery?
Then you’ll LOVE turning your savings account in to a lottery ticket!
OK, that sounds worse than it is, but that’s the general concept behind Save to Win and other “prize …

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The Cheapest Way to Listen to your Favorite Music, Uninterrupted
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The Cheapest Way to Listen to your Favorite Music, Uninterrupted

Back in the early 90′s, I gave up the pencil-rewind cassette playing Walkman and purchased its successor – the Sony Discman. Man, that thing was cool. All I needed was something to actually listen too…
I …

The Patio Swing Restoration Project
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The Patio Swing Restoration Project

My wife and I have a patio swing that was gifted to us about 7 years ago, when we moved in to our current home.
It sits right outside of the back sliding door, on our …

Don’t Settle for Anything Less than a Livable Wage
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Don’t Settle for Anything Less than a Livable Wage

At times we all have to work jobs that are not exactly what we envision ourselves in at our career peak. Case in point, my first job ever was as a busboy for a Flap …

Maximum HSA Contributions Increased for 2015
June 25, 2014 | 6 Comments
Maximum HSA Contributions Increased for 2015

The IRS recently (and quietly) published an inflation adjustment increase to the maximum HSA contribution for 2015 over 2014′s maximum.
If you’ve been following along, you know that I have been a big fan of health …

How I CUT my Cost of Shaving by 90% with a Safety Razor
June 23, 2014 | 22 Comments
How I CUT my Cost of Shaving by 90% with a Safety Razor

My entire post-pubescent life, I had used disposable and cartridge-based razors.
Like many in the 90′s era, I awkwardly started out with the plastic handle disposables. 1 blade (usually cheap and dull from the start), use …

Have Company Stock? Your Allocation to it Could be Dangerously High
June 18, 2014 | 6 Comments
Have Company Stock? Your Allocation to it Could be Dangerously High

I’m fortunate to work for an employer that offers stock units to its employees. The number of units you could receive varies based on your job level and performance. Then, each year, a portion of …


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