April 2010

There are wedding bells ringing in our family.  Yes, my stepson is on leave from Germany and eloping to Las Vegas to marry his longtime girlfriend.  No one can say he’s rushing into things as they’ve been dating the better part of a decade.  We had a family gathering last night scheduled to celebrate his arrival that turned into […]

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This is the first article of a series on ways to save money on the Internet. That is an open-ended subject but I’ll focus on four specific areas to start with. Deals Where do you go to find deals on the web?  Do you read any blogs that point out retail specials?  I’ll highlight a few of my […]

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The guest post is by Erinn Springer who works at  GoHealthInsurance.com– an online exchange that allows consumers to compare health insurance quotes and talk to insurance agents within minutes. Health insurance plans can be expensive if consumers do not spend time researching. The following tips can help consumers find affordable insurance and reduce health care costs: […]

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Next week get free entrance to all U.S. national parks.  That’s 392 parks! Some concenssionaries will have specials as well. Check it out. That is just one of many freebies next week to celebrate Earth day. I’ll be going to Starbucks this Thursday morning for a free cup of brewed coffee if you bring your […]

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Since my primary motivation for starting this blog was to keep me accountable and motivated I’m going to be reporting my progress on 2010 goals each quarter.  So without further ado, let’s take a look at progress during the first quarter. Personal Goals 1. Weight Loss. I wanted to lose 25 pounds this year and have […]

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