Ok, we didn't go into Manhattan (the Tri-borough bridge was jammed), so our weekend trip to NY wasn't too hard on the wallet. Here's a rundown of our expenditures (rounded off): Hotel Room: $110. We got 1 night at the Hilton Garden Inn about 3 … [Read more...] about The costs of our weekend NY trip
I was so busy planning to get a motorcycle this weekend that I forgot to submit to the carnivals this week. But I still slogged through all 91 entries in the latest Carnival of Personal Finance edition held by The Digerati Life and picked my … [Read more...] about Best finance articles from Carnival of Personal Finance #106
I received a comment this morning on our Frugal Lunch post that made me very angry. First, the commenter used the F-word. That's a no-no. Read my Commenting Policy. I tagged him/her as spam. I've already responded directly to the commenter, but I … [Read more...] about Frugality is a waste of time
The Carnival of Personal Finance is 2 years old today, and JD from Get Rich Slowly has hosted 82 "Best Of" articles in this edition. Yours truly submitted Frugal Lunch as CleverDude.com's best article, but as you know, it wasn't even my own … [Read more...] about Best of the Best: Carnival of Personal Finance Review
You've heard me say that I'm a big fan of the Festival of Frugality before, and this week was no exception. I love reading articles about frugality because it's quite hard to NOT put in "a bit of yourself" in the articles. The topics are usually more … [Read more...] about Festival of Frugality #77 Highlights
Martin at MoneyBlogSite started a tournament back on March 1st by ranking Personal Finance sites based on their Alexa score. I entered as a 6th seed, and have defeated "It's Just Money" and "Canadian Capitalist" so far. The rules required each … [Read more...] about Clever Dude is in the Sweet Sixteen – Vote for me!