Week in Review: Lose an Hour Edition

by Kay Lynn


 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 lid and quietly change pages.

Guest Post

 My article on Manners and Money: Splitting Checks was published last week @ Personal Finance Journey. Read the rest of Lakita’s series on topics such as Regifting, Tipping and Gift Registries.  I appreciate the opportunity!

Editor’s Picks

 Do you use a slow cooker? Then try one of these 5 Essential Crock Pot Recipes from Simple Dollar. The BBQ ribs sound great!

If you wonder why you have month left at the end of the money read @ Bargaineering’s article on finding and plugging money leaks.

@ 20 Something Finance American paternity/maternity leave versus the rest of the world. We don’t stack up well in this arena even when compared to poor African nations or Afghanistan.    What does that say about our values?

While on the international bent, we can learn some frugal habits from the French in this guest post @ Ultimate Money Blog.

Both @ Bible Money Matters and @ Frugal Dad discuss the ins and outs of disability insurance. This is something I’m lacking and really need to investigate.

You’ve read here how to save money on groceries wtih coupons and sales. @ Family Balance Sheet discusses 9 other ways to save including having a emergency backup meal ready to go in the freezer.

@ Saving for Serenity reminds us to just record expenses ASAP to track spending. It works when dieting as well!


Along the Journey Weekly Roundup #6: Celebrating Women’s Heritage Month @ Personal Finance Journey

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BibleDebt March 14, 2010 at 8:58 am

At least we will have an extra hour of sunlight in the evening to enjoy! I agree with you that antiquated policies really need to be purged from our system so we can gain some efficiencies.

Bucksome March 14, 2010 at 12:15 pm

Bible Debt, good point about the extra hour of evening light. It’ll be nicer when we take Charger for his evening walk.

Mrs. Money March 14, 2010 at 11:16 am

Thanks so much for the link! The time change has thrown me off. 🙁 I like it better when we gain an hour!
.-= Mrs. Money´s last blog ..If You Can’t Eat it, Don’t Put it on Your Skin =-.

Kristia@Family Balance Sheet March 14, 2010 at 11:42 am

Thanks for the linking to my post!
.-= Kristia@Family Balance Sheet´s last blog ..Chicken Corn Soup =-.

Random Thoughts of a Jersey Mom March 14, 2010 at 7:36 pm

The time change is quite annoying ~ my kids usually sleep at 8 PM but today they were still jumping around in their room at 9 PM (which is their usual 8 PM)…
.-= Random Thoughts of a Jersey Mom´s last blog ..Emergency Now! =-.

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