In the last 12 months, the stock market has experienced a rapid climb of about 10%. This sudden increase has undoubtedly inflated the values of investor's portfolios, which may cause some investors to contemplate sinking more money … [Read more...] about Why the Recent Stock Market Climb Shouldn’t Alter Your Investment Strategy: 3 Compelling Reasons
The subject matter I post here at CleverDude falls on the lighter side of personal finance, but today we're going to tip the scale even a little further and have a little fun based upon an experience I had at Walmart over the weekend. I'm a … [Read more...] about What Would You Do? Money Left Behind in the Self Checkout Lane
I love Subway, but there's one location that I won't visit again, ever. A while back, my wife had ordered a Subway party sub for my birthday. When my wife picked it up, she immediately noticed that it was made with the wrong type of … [Read more...] about Would You Boycott a Business for Bad Customer Service?
Successfully managing your personal finances usually includes some sort of budget or spending plan, and an emergency fund. But that may not be enough. There may be another aspect that could be useful in helping a person get the most out of their … [Read more...] about Slush Fund: The Missing Piece Of A Successful Personal Finance Strategy
I've read that people in the Midwest live longer because the optimism that the change in season brings. I don't know about the living longer part, but I know that after some time of enjoying the current season, I'm always looking forward to … [Read more...] about Want a Discount? Just Ask.
About ten years ago I applied to and was accepted into a program by National Consumer Panel lured by the prospect of earning great prizes in exchange for a little bit of my time each week. Who doesn't like great prizes? I would use a scanner … [Read more...] about Review: National Consumer Panel – A Total Waste of Time