Category Archives: Financial Advice

Perennial Succulents and The Back Fence is DONE!

Oh, happy days, my loyal readers! I am pleased to finally announce that the back perimeter of our properties has been fully secured. D’Oh! But first, a little pie in face. We went out this morning, bright and early, and … Continue reading

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Nearly There!

Fences Make ME a Better Neighbor Wow zow! Our fence project has really come along. Click here to see a short video tour of our progress. A morning out in yard produced some great results today. While I worked on … Continue reading

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Fences, Electronics and LESS Debt!

I’m so looking forward to having our back fence done. We have made significant progress in the past two weeks – nearly all of the 4×4 posts, as well as most of the pickets, are in place. Today we rented … Continue reading

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Financial Lessons to Take to Heart

Having declared full Chapter 7 bankruptcy over seven years ago, I am hesitant to give financial advice. I mean hell, what do I know? I messed up BAD, after all. It was a hell of a lesson, but one that … Continue reading

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Financial Tip #2 – Get a Better Interest Rate With This Savings Account

Remember When… I remember back in the 80s when you could actually MAKE a decent interest rate on your savings account. Not that I had any money I could put into savings then. I was poorer than a church mouse … Continue reading

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Financial Tip #1 – Uninsured? Try These!

I think I will start a series of financial tips. These have worked out well for me and mine, and perhaps they can help you as well. I’ll post them as I think of them. Uninsured? You Are Not Alone … Continue reading

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