Archive for April, 2009

Shopping Out Of Season

Posted on April 30th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

In the spirit of the recently passed holiday (Easter) I wanted to give a more detailed description of some of the savings we found when shopping for things that are out of season. Shopping out of the season is a great money saver. Stores stock up on candy and all the holiday decorations and have […]

Blogging With a Cause: Hunger and Hope

Posted on April 29th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

I go hungry every once in a while, not because I have no other choice but because I am lazy or unprepared. How would it feel to go hungry every day because you had no other choice. This blog post is in support of the Bloggers Unite for Hunger and Hope, a call to end […]

Earth Day: We Tried

Posted on April 23rd, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

I know you all come here (or subscribe) to read my behemoth posts but it’s busy season at work, busy season at home and projects are rolling in. So for the next few weeks I regret to say that I will be posting somewhat smaller posts, somewhere in the 500 word range vs my regular […]

I have changed!

Posted on April 21st, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

Some of you may have noticed over the past week that I have changing some things here and there on the site, or you may have even dropped by right when I was testing my new theme… That’s right, the theme is completely redesigned now. A fresh new look for Personal Finance Firewall! If you […]

Following the Goods Book Giveaway Winners

Posted on April 20th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

First off I want to thank the author of Following the Goods: Financial Management for the Young and Ambitious , Adam Goodman for graciously donating copies of his book for me to review and give away. Again I really enjoyed the book and think you all should check out the first two chapters available for […]

The Cost of a Clean Shave

Posted on April 16th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

When I first decided to go on a cost diet, the first thing I looked at was decreasing my spending on things that were unnecessary, and when that was over, I looked at decreasing my spending on the essentials. One of those areas is hygiene, which may not be important to some 😉 but I […]

Book Review and Giveaway; Following The Goods: Financial Management for the Young and Ambitious

Posted on April 13th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

For those skimmers out there, scroll down for the giveaway Following the Goods is a book written by a 28 year old Canadian, Adam Goodman and it was just published earlier this year. He sent me a copy for review here on my blog and it arrived this past Saturday; I finished reading it that […]

 
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