I heard a loud popping noise from the living room followed by my wife exclaiming, â€œOh, great!â€ I knew the light bulb in our LCD TV had blown again. This TV has a history, and actually an admitted manufacturerâ€™s defect, of the bulb burning out … [Read more...] about Six Things You NEED to Know When Buying A New TV
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
Redbox! Yep, we have canceled our Blockbuster Online subscription, but not because we were overly unhappy with it. Rather, we had other reasons. Basically, Redbox costs $1 per night to rent. If we only want to see 5 movies per month, it costs us $5. … [Read more...] about Cancelled Blockbuster Online in favor of….
Friend and reader Shawn forwarded this article to me. FoxNews.com published an article by Fr. Johnathan Morris on "How to Raise Your Children to be Model Adults". Now before you write off the article because it's by a priest, I'll put out there that … [Read more...] about Fighting society and the norm for your children
George from Fat Pitch Financials posted this week's Carnival of Personal Finance #110. I had the pleasure of meeting him in person earlier this year during the first DC PF Bloggers happy hour, and learned how much he loved talking about investing and … [Read more...] about Best Personal Finance articles from Carnival of Personal Finance #110
I was walking around Best Buy on Sunday with a friend and came to a realization. We were touring the Plasma TVs because he wants to get one for their bedroom. I don't begrudge him this expense as they have planned and budgeted for it. But I did think … [Read more...] about The cost of upgrading your viewing experience