Archives for August 2015

Stocks Are Plunging, What Should I Do?

Stocks Are Plunging, What Should I Do?

If you haven't heard the news, the U.S. stock market is in amid quite the tumble over the past few days of trading. Investors are worried about the Global economy and China's economic slowdown. There was a huge sell off that caused it to drop 1,000 points (nearly 8.5%) yesterday, causing HUGE headlines to come out: "After historic 1,000 point plunge, Dow dives 588 points at close" "Dow Plummets Amid Global Sell-Off" "Dow Jones Has Worst Day of Trading in Four Years" Fear ensues. Many people are asking the question, "what should I do?" Understand What Your Investments Actually … [Read more...]

If Car Commercials Were Honest (Video)

If Car Commercials Were Honest (Video)

As everyone knows around here, buying new cars is the equivalent of draining your 401k, cashing it out in small bills, and setting them on fire as they drop off a cliff into the ocean. I've always wondered what convinces people to buy a new car, and how anyone can listened to the garbage spewed at car dealerships who's sole purpose is to make a VERY large profit off of you. Cracked.com has created an awesome video which is exactly what I envision WOULD be said if car dealerships were honest. Check it out below, and let me know what you think in the comments! Have you been screwed over … [Read more...]

Kitchen Remodel On A Budget: Part 4

Kitchen Remodel On A Budget: Part 4

Welcome back to the Kitchen Remodel On A Budget series. Make sure to check out Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 to see how things kicked off! We left off having just scheduled our granite countertop installation, and replacing the upper cabinets with the new ones from our garage. All the cabinets were hung and doors put on, things were looking GOOD! We also brought in our stainless, French door Samsung fridge that we scored for only $14! IT BARELY fit, but we put it in place and it looked OH SO GOOD! Things were really starting to pick up, and we had about 3 weeks to get ready for the new … [Read more...]