How to Have a Successful Yard or Garage Sale

The battered old station wagon sputtered and choked its way down the street and up to my front yard.  Rather than parking his car and getting out to survey the contents of my garage sale, the driver opted to gently ease his foot off the brake and coast by my house without even stopping. “Not […]

How to Turn Your iPod Touch Into a Phone with One Amazing App

A couple of days ago, I read an article on CNN about a guy who turned his iPod Touch into a cell phone.  I was hoping to gain some insight as to how I could perfect this process as I just purchased a headset with microphone specifically for this purpose.  What I was surprised to […]

What's In My Wallet?

People seem to have a curious fascination with what other people carry in their wallet or purse, and various personal finance memes have gone around highlighting what bloggers carry in their wallets. Well, even though I’ve been doing this for over four years now, I realized I haven’t taken part in any of them. So, […]

Postage Prices Not Set to Increase Again in 2011

UPDATE: As of September 30, 2010, the postage increase is on hold. Regulators have denied the request for a rate hike so postage prices will not be increasing in 2011 as originally planned. This doesn’t mean a rate hike isn’t in our future, but it won’t happen as soon as originally anticipated. The remainder of […]

Hulu Plus is Putting The Brakes on Free TV

You may have heard from various sources this week that Hulu is going to start charging a monthly fee to access some of their premium content. We knew this was coming eventually, but now that it has been officially announced it has people talking. Hulu has been a staple for those who wanted to ditch […]

Birthday Freebies Worth Checking Out

Even though birthdays come only once a year, businesses make your “big day” one to remember by offering you complimentary meals, gifts, and free admission.  Here are a few things offered to birthday club and mailing list members: Cedar Point Amusement Park’s exclusive indoor waterpark resort, Castaway Bay, has a Birthday Club for children 12 years […]

Green Gift Giving Guide: How to Save Green By Giving Green

Tis’ the season to be thrifty and these eco-friendly gifts won’t force you to spend a lot of green in order to be “green”.  From water powered alarm clocks to hand cranked blenders and electric cars, there is a perfect gift out there for everyone that you are buying for.  In no particular order, I […]

Want to Become a Millionaire? Don't Be Like This Guy

Do you want to become a millionaire? Stupid question, I know. Who wouldn’t want to be a millionaire? Well, I’ve shared my 5 steps on how to become a millionaire in the past, but there are a few unconventional methods as well. One of those is to win big on a game show — namely, […]