http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/ABPub/zoom/html/2002377260.html Amazing. This guy got a windfall of $17000+ from an account that his father had before he died. He didn’t know it, but went to a site that lists unclaimed money and found it. Apparently it didn’t ever dawn on him that he could have saved the money because the caption says he already spent it. “Thanks for saving Dad. I’ll honor that by
It’s no secret that everybody loves your money. We all give it away to businesses every day with the assumption that the goods and services that each company has, is a better deal than a specific amount of money that’s in our wallet at the time. These days, the money doesn’t even have to be in your wallet. In fact, it doesn’t even have to
So, I’m sitting here having my morning coffee and reading the Sunday paper. Safeway (grocery chain) has a full page ad in the paper that says if you spend $50 in their store, you can get an extra 3 cents off per gallon of gas. If you car holds 15 gallons of gas, that’s a whopping $.45. So, what is that? Less than a 1
If you haven’t been to http://www.fatwallet.com, I highly recommend it. I think that, as a substitute for throwing away my money on cars, I have turned to electronics as a decent substitute. You can spend pretty significantly on electronics and still not lose the kind of money that you can on a new car (think depreciation). Now, I don’t spend a ton of money on
You have got to read this article in the Seattle PI. It looks at Payday loan companies and what kind of interest they charge. How about 391 percent? I just don’t know how people can offer this and sleep at night. It’s interesting (not surprising) that they saturate areas that have lower incomes and prey on the people that can least afford to use their
I have an opinion. Okay, well I have a lot of opinions and here is one of them. Everyone that is able to, should buy a home. I’ve read, on many blogs, and other articles, that home ownership isn’t necessarily for everyone. I won’t disagree with that but I think it’s only that rare person.Here is my very unscientific opinion on the subject. It’s no
I used to think that everyone who had a lot of â€œstuffâ€ were way better off than I was. You know those people. We all live near them. It wasn’t until I read a book called â€œThe Millionaire Next Doorâ€ that I realized how wrong that assumption is. If you haven’t read this book, it should be the very first book you read about money.