Category Archives: Personal Finance

Canceling My Cell Phone Insurance

Last April I asked the question, Is Cell Phone Insurance Worth the Price? I think I came up with the proper determination as to whether Cell Phone Insurance is worth it. …there seems to be a turning point when your replacement phone (through e-bay, Craig’s list, etc.) is at or near the price of your deductible.Continue Reading

What Will My Mortgage Cost a Month?

Since the birth of our baby The Wife and I have been discussing future living arrangments lately.  As often happens her parents (who live about 2.5 hours away) are visiting a lot more since there is someone there more important than The Wife and I (i.e. my cute child).  But we only live in aContinue Reading

5 Common Tax Mistakes You Shouldn’t Be Making

With just over a month to go before the Tax Man comes around, many consumers are scrambling to get their receipts and W-2s in order so they can file their taxes and hopefully get a nice refund check. With so many people in such a mad rush to get their returns out the door inContinue Reading

Stop Making Excuses Creating a Second Stream of Income Is Not Difficult

I think the amazing thing about blogging is being able to connect to people that you would likely never have a conversation with, but because you share a common interest you get involved in their life.  Sometimes it is a one way street, which is fine.  There is this great blogger who goes by theContinue Reading

The Easiest Way to Save Money When Shopping Online

Whenever I shop for something online I always look for a discount, and it solely because of how easy it is to find promo codes, coupon codes, etc.  While I will usually just search for the term and promo code, Wikipedia highlights a ton of other synonyms that should be looked into, Online retailers oftenContinue Reading

It is Okay to Want Things but Don’t Justify that You Deserve It

Last week, The Wife started to say things like, “Wow, that Keurig coffee maker seems really cool!”  I thought nothing of it since we have two coffee makers, one we got as a gift at her bridal shower and another she received to test out on her blog.  Both have cool features like built in bean grindingContinue Reading