March 2010

Are you a collector?  I’m not a collector per se.  Nick knacks seem fussy to me and a lot of work to keep dust-free.  Nothing or no one has inspired me enough to have a memorabilia collection.  But I do have one tiny weakness.  Shoes. I just love shoes and really could never have too […]

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Preparing for your retirement is a task that should never be ignored. While most people would like to “deal with it later”, saving early for this soon-to-be stage of your life can make a huge difference in the future, particularly if you desire to quit your job and enjoy life sooner. Investing to retire early […]

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I recently read that General Motors couldn’t find a buyer for Hummer so they’re shutting it down next year. Although I’ve always thought these vehicles were over the top it’s always a little sad when a product bites the dust (sadder with Saturn than Hummer). The gist of the article was that the Hummer signified […]

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 Can you tell by the title which side of the daylight savings time fence I sit?  Just bring up the topic and I’ll start ranting about why we keep antiquated policies in place when they’ve outlived their purpose.  Oh, this and the electoral college.  I better switch topics before you all decide I’ve flipped my […]

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 Does your grocery store require the checker to circle and tell you the amount you saved each shopping trip?  The store where we do most our food shopping does and when the checker said “you saved over $96 today” the lady behind us gasped.  She was audibly surprised we could save nearly an equal amount to […]

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