money myths

Rip the Curtain Away from the Wizard of Money

You may think that boning a duck is an impossible feat. And the whole procedure can take as long as 45 minutes the first time because of fear. Don't be afraid. Take your knife, confront the duck - Julia Childs on deboning a duck           …
money myths

Myths and Rituals that Perpetuate the Mystery and Power of Money

Early Saturday morning after several bouts of tossing and turning I decided to go to the living room and grab my laptop for a little flow-of-consciousness writing in bed. It was still dark outside, but I could make out certain figures—like…
accept where you are

True Acceptance of Your Circumstances and Your Finances

The funniest thing happened to me the other day. While standing in line at a Subway I looked out of the window into the parking lot long enough to see someone drive away with my car. I watched the man and my car until both were out of sight…
last minute valentines day ideas

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas to Keep You Out of the Store

Need last minute valentine's Day ideas and gifts? I've got you covered -- you don't even need to go shopping for these! There is a growing movement for the Anti-Valentine’s Day. Who isn’t a little tired of being plastered with flower…
long distance relationship dates
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A Frugal Date for Long Distance and Near Distance Couples

What, you didn't think you could have long distance relationship dates? Let me share with you two, sweet date idea for long distance relationships you can do over Skype. Most of my relationship with my military boyfriend (now husband), Paul,…
timeshare

A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing: Timeshares Included in Social Buying Site Travel Deals

I use the last blank page of my address book as a sort of former residence scrapbook where I write down the address of each of my old apartments. Since the start of college, I have racked up seven different addresses spanning 3 countries and…