Month: August 2013

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That Makes Me Stabby: Credit Card Debt Forgiveness

In case you haven’t heard, a consumer group and financial services group requested that credit card issuers be allowed to forgive some of the debt of credit card holders, it is called Credit Card Debt Forgiveness. What? Are you kidding me? I could maybe get behind the new foreclosure plan that doesn’t actually forgive principal balances …

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Adventures in Homeownership: 7 Months and Counting

So, we’re seven months into homeownership and still enjoying it. We’ve learned quite a few more lessons about owning and maintaining a home. And, of course, we learned them the hard way. Always Double-Check the Paint Before Starting On President’s Day weekend, I decided to paint the hallways between two of the bedrooms. It’s a fairly small …

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10 Green Products You Shouldn’t Pay Extra For

I support environmental causes. I believe that some aspects of the frugal lifestyle are inherently good for the environment, but others can be wasteful. I shop at the farmer’s market and buy grass-fed beefc. But, I don’t pay more for most products labeled as being. There are, of course, exceptions. Products with really big price tags like …

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