There are times in a man's (woman's) life when he has to set aside his pride, put down the tools a realize that he needs to hire a professional. I am not at that point just yet, but with all of the home projects we are taking on, it got me wondering if it would have been better to hire a professional to do that work vs. doing it myself. It really comes down to how much I value my time outside of … [Read more...] about Should You Hire A Professional?
Hey, I'm back fools! Well….you're not really fools at all, it just sounds cool to say that. Anyways… I've been going through a series about billing mistakes and because there are so many of them, I had to split it into 3 parts. Ridiculous. In Part 1, I talked about medical, cable and cell phone bills. In Part 2, I talked about credit card, grocery and restaurant bills. Today we'll finish off the … [Read more...] about How To Save Money: Billing Mistakes (Part 3)
WOOHOO! I'm back with another Budget Friday submission! Today we will be going over a very unique budget. Here are the deets: Today's budget is another anonymous submission (I have a feeling most of them will be). They have a very unique situation which was a fun challenge when coming up with the modified budget. Here's the background: They are a couple who moved out of country while the … [Read more...] about Budget Friday Submission 2
Seeing as how there are so many companies who don't seem to bat an eyelash at billing you for things that you never ordered or "accidently" double charging you for services, I've decided to come up with a list of ways to combat billing mistakes. You can check out Part 1 before reading on and see if you can save some money today :) 4. Credit Card Bill If you have ever owned a credit … [Read more...] about How To Save Money: Billing Mistakes (Part 2)
You work hard for your money. Or, at least I hope you do. If you are stealing money, scamming people or just inherited $100,000, then you'll most likely blow it anyways. But for those of us that really value a hard-earned dollar, don't you hate it when someone over-charges you for something? That's the worst. And not just the mistake, but the hassle of correcting that mistake just leaves a sour … [Read more...] about How To Save Money: Billing Mistakes (Part 1)
We've all been here. We're cruisin' along, not a care in the world and we're sticking to our monthly budget. YES! (it's only day 2…) We are impenetrable to the temptations of materialism that surround us, we can't be sold anything. We know that we want to save up for that awesome vacation at the end of the year, so we've limited our spending on anything that would keep us from reaching that goal. … [Read more...] about What To Do When You Blow The Budget