When Great Deals Are Not That Great simple money man

When Great Deals Are Not That Great

  You really don’t have to be a shopaholic to find great deals. You just need to be detail-oriented and practice customer awareness.   Customer awareness is the ability to truly recognize what is being sold and if it is being sold at a fair…

Your Crazy Spending Helps The Rest of Us simple money man

Your Crazy Spending Helps The Rest of Us

    For many people, the savings rate recommended by financial planners is outrageous whether it’s 10% or 15% of their annual income. For others, it’s a piece of cake. Increasing your savings rate by a significant percentage and on a consistent basis really does…

Why I Prefer In Store VS Online Shopping simple money man

Why I Prefer In Store VS. Online Shopping

    With the advancement of online shopping, there is no doubt many conveniences. For people that are super-busy not just with work, but after-work and weekend activities like helping kids with homework, recreational sports, side jobs, house chores, social commitments, etc., this is especially…

It “Pays” To Be Right simple money man

It “Pays” To Be Right

Recently I posted an article about my recent Big Screen TV purchase. While I am happy with the TV’s performance itself, the process of acquiring it was frustrating and because of this, I took action, pursued it all the way through, and in the end…

One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Treasure simple money man

One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Treasure

On an annual basis, my wife and I donate clothes and toys to the Salvation Army or other similar organization. This serves many purposes. One – it helps us feel good about ourselves in that we are giving to those less fortunate. Two – it…