Everyone knows the day after Thanksgiving is a huge day for shopping, but why is it called Black Friday? Another Black Friday is almost upon us and you know what that means. Throngs of anxious shoppers pushing, shoving, and trampling each other to decide who will be the lucky one who gets the deeply discounted video game, flat screen TV, or Elmo doll. Millions of people … [Read more...] about Why Is It Called Black Friday?
The next time you’re looking to spice up a boring party or get together with friends, all you have to do is bring up the Costco membership fee and then sit back and watch the fireworks. I recently learned this firsthand myself. A few weeks ago we went to a housewarming party for one of my wife’s girlfriends and someone mentioned the cheesecake they brought had come from … [Read more...] about Is The Costco Membership Fee Worth It?
When I was a kid my dad was always complaining about how wasteful our family was. He was always telling us to turn out the lights when we left a room, don’t take more food than we can eat, and stop wasting so many paper towels and napkins. At the time he seemed like a cranky old miser, but now that I’m a dad myself and I have the responsibility of paying the bills each … [Read more...] about Disposable Products Cost More In The End
Too many people are deep in debt, living paycheck to paycheck, and struggling to make ends meet. If you’re reading this blog, you’re probably one of them. But don’t worry, this is a judgement-free zone. We’ve made our share of poor financial decisions and we’re still working toward getting out of the hole we dug ourselves. It hasn’t always been easy but we’re … [Read more...] about 10 Simple Rules To Live A Happier And More Fulfilling Life
Each year, the average American family receives a tax refund of about $3,000. Remember that’s just an average. Some people will receive more than that and others less. And thanks to President Trump’s signing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in December 2017, some people may receive significantly more or less than they received in the past. I’ve already done my family’s … [Read more...] about The Smartest Things To Do With Your Tax Refund