Happy Money

Dec 1, 2015 by

How you spend the money you have might have more impact on your happiness than greater wealth or income.

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Black Friday Ideas

Nov 12, 2015 by

Are you feeling Black Friday’s siren song? Here are my 15 ideas for keeping yourself out of the malls and usefully busy November 27th.

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Diamonds and Dogs #25

Aug 6, 2015 by

I share my latest picks for three pieces of online content with the power to help you make better money choices (the Diamonds), and one that can put the bite on you (the Dog).

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What Black Friday Is and Is No...

Nov 25, 2014 by

What sort of beast has the once cuddly Black Friday become?

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World’s Best Layaway!

Sep 30, 2014 by

Due to popular demand and the booming success of the 2013 Money Counselor layaway program, I’m re-launching now Money Counselor Layaway 2014!

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My Kayak Purchase Story

Sep 4, 2014 by

Only sharp ears and asking the same question three times saved me from spending $700 on something I didn’t want.

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How I Justify Organic

Jun 24, 2014 by

I’m not too poor but I am too cheap to buy only organic food varieties. Here’s how I decide when to buy organic.

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Spend Now or Spend Later

Jun 3, 2014 by

What’s your mentality: Spend now and save later? Save now and spend later? Something in between?

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Save $100 This Week!

May 19, 2014 by

Regardless of your income, you can choose to save more money, without pain and sacrifice. Try this one-week exercise to prove it to yourself.

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Rant at Your Peril

Mar 26, 2014 by

When you buy from this online retailer, no matter how screwed over you may feel by it, you’re agreeing to refrain from taking any action that negatively impacts the seller’s reputation, products, services, management or employees. Violators may be billed $3,500.

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