Archive for the ‘Saving money’ Category

Delayed Gratification and a new Mattress

Posted on February 4th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

Delayed gratification is something that kids now don’t even hear about anymore . Everything in today’s world is “on demand”. You can get any TV show, movie or video clip on your TV or on the computer, any time you want. Listening to music is no longer a passive activity and you can download any […]

Black Friday: Tips, Tricks and Cautions

Posted on November 6th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

Black Friday is just around the corner. Secret Black Friday sites are starting to crop up again and are already getting hold of some unofficial ads. I thought this would be the perfect time to give some tips about Black Friday so that everyone can have an enjoyable and safe shopping experience during the mad […]

My Readers Are Stingy Scoundrels too

Posted on October 2nd, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

This week I had the chance to review and giveaway a copy of Secrets of a Stingy Scoundrel: 100 Dirty Little Money-Grubbing Secrets. The book was great, but what I really enjoyed was reading through your comments about your own stingy secrets. Here is a list of all the tips I collected during my giveaway […]

Recent Kohls Savings

Posted on September 29th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

Just a real quick note, check out this bad boy. We are always in need of kids clothes, we have a two year old and a newborn for those of you that don’t know. So we stopped into Kohl’s and my awesome wife got five outfits for under $12! Yea, check out the savings noted […]

Dillyeo Too Sweet to Pass Up

Posted on September 18th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

I don’t usually post deals from Dillyeo here unless they are giving away gift certificates but being in the IT profession, I keep a pretty close eye on technology and electronic prices, and this deal is really good. If you are looking for a computer and strapped for cash, this is just the thing for […]

Ditch that Cable Bill Forever

Posted on September 4th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

I am very proud to say that my wife and I have never paid for Cable or Satellite TV! With the digital switch earlier this year, the cable and satellite providers have been pushing their services harder than ever, spinning the idea that your TV will completely stop working if you don’t have cable, regardless […]

Persuasion at its Best – Have You Been Taken?

Posted on August 28th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

With personal finance and the general talk of money comes talk of shopping, be it grocery, car or impulse. Without things to buy, there really isn’t a reason to have money right? So talking about shopping, there are things that companies do to persuade you to buy things, many of them without your knowledge and […]