November 2010

I’m sure by now everyone knows about the cruise ship that caught fire last week and ended up dead in the water.   The fire happened early that Monday morning on the Carnival Splendor which is owned by Carnival Corporation. For three days passengers were on the disabled ship without cabin lights, hot water, hot food […]

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After last week’s break away from personal finance books it was time to get back on that horse and I couldn’t have picked a better book.  Farnoosh Torabi’s latest book Psych Yourself Rich fit the bill. Overview The book is directed towards young adults but even this old dog learned something.  First of all, the […]

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My first husband bought silver in 1980 because it was on the rise and he thought a good investment.  The trouble was, not long after the price was down and stayed that way for years. The only reason he didn’t buy gold at that time was because it was already too expensive.  Flash forward to […]

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The United States honored its veterans with a holiday three days ago. Although all government services and schools closed, many businesses did not. This veteran appreciates those who remembered and thanked us. Jenn @ Frugal Upstate shared her military story (with pictures). There are very low entries on this week’s giveaway for The Cigarette Book […]

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I met a great group of bloggers at the Savvy Blogging Summit in July and was invited to join forces to form the Better Living Network.  One of our first promotions is a holiday Gift Giveaway Bash the first week of December. Entering online giveaways is an easy, no-cost way to stretch your gift budget.  […]

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