February 2010

  Manage Your Money Challenge Tomorrow kicks off the start of the Manage Your Money Challenge hosted by Brad Chaffee @ Enemy of Debt. In addition to participating yours truly is a sponsor! I’m so excited to be able to provide a prize to one lucky participant. Maybe it can be you.  It’s not too […]


Planning for retirement should be an ongoing process until the day you are officially retired.  The economy the past couple of years have changed how some of us view retirement incuding yours truly.  According to the Wall Street Journal phased retirements plans are becoming more common. A phased retirement is an alternative to regular employment that […]


A few days ago I learned about Google Alerts from Savvy Blogging. I immediately set up a few alerts using different variations of my blogging name. The benefit is that I’ve found mentions of the blog or a post that for some reason WordPress didn’t find allowing me an opportunity to comment and thank the […]


Many of our vacations involve hotel rooms even if it is just for one night pre-cruise. One way we save on hotel rooms is to use Priceline. When I use Priceline, it’s always with the original format which is now called “Name Your Own Price’. You can also name your own price for car rental and […]


 Olympics fever has hit our home and is keeping us up at night enjoying the competition.  It seems that there’s more interest in the Winter games than normal; maybe because we can feel proud of our nation and fellow citizens and forget about the economy and politics for a while. However I have to say […]