Spending & Saving During the Holidays

Let’s face it. Many of us have to allocate/carve/set aside whatever you want to call it a separate budget for the holidays. Between restaurants and gifts for friends, family, and even co-workers, by the end of December, we have eaten… Continue Reading

How to Win on Black Friday & Cyber Monday

If you’re like me, you believe that it feels almost as good to buy something on the cheap or a great deal as it does to not buy anything at all! Key word being ALMOST. But there are those times… Continue Reading

Ways to Avoid Spending

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Three Ways to Avoid Spending: During my lunchbreak at work, I usually only do a couple of things: one – I go to the gym and workout, two – on my off days from the gym (maybe 1 or 2… Continue Reading

Responsible Fantasy Football

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The NFL football season is here and if you’re like me, that means yes so is Fantasy Football! In the past I have played with zero investment and the payoff was bragging rights. But this year our commissioner decided it… Continue Reading

How I Stopped Myself from Buying an iWatch

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This past Sunday I was doing what I do every Sunday in the fall…..watch football! During the evening game between the Packers and Vikings, a commercial came on about the new Apple iWatch. The main feature of difference between this… Continue Reading

It’s OK To Drive A Fancy Car

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A lot of people will tell you that buying a luxury car is a waste of money because it’s a depreciating asset. And that’s true, because car values drop, unlike homes and stocks for example. But I will say this,… Continue Reading