What if you could have not only the first production version of a certain car ever made, but also the first ever sold? What if that car was a Ford Mustang...Convertible? Well, now you can. I found this story at World Car Fans that details the … [Read more...] about Got $5.5 Million for 43-Year-Old Car?
For our holiday trip to PA, we took my Honda Ridgeline, even though we've proven the cost efficiency of driving the MINI over the truck. Honestly, we needed the extra space for gifts and for a reclined seat for my back. We got back Tuesday night, … [Read more...] about The MINI Cooper is sick!
Growing up and hearing my parents talk about cars, I always heard one thing: We're always going to have a car payment You can probably see where this is going already, but hear me out. From about 1984-1998, my parents leased a new vehicle every … [Read more...] about Do you always have to be in debt?
During the holiday season, we give thanks to family and friends, but we can also use this time (and really any other time) to think about what we would do if we were in financial trouble. We all have different life situations, and different levels … [Read more...] about What could you give up when you’re in financial trouble? – Part One
Shawn, a subscriber and frequent commenter here at Clever Dude, as well as a personal friend of the Clever Dude and Dudette will be posting occasional guest articles. You can read his introduction here. By Shawn This is the final post in the … [Read more...] about Choosing the Right Health Care Plan – Summary
Last Friday, I sent out the check (from online billpay) to pay off the bank loan for our new (to us) MINI Cooper. As you may know, we had about $13,285 owed at the bank and $6,000 on a 0% credit card (the MINI Cooper themed card). We used the money … [Read more...] about The check has cleared and the MINI is ours…almost