A few weeks ago, I wrote a relatively popular piece about inventive and effective (risk-less) ways to “invest” a hundred dollars and today I’ll expand on that a bit and add on a few more ideas. How To Invest $100 The gist of the href=”http://www.bargaineering.com/articles/how-to-invest-with-only-100.html”> article was to take advantage of promotional offers from banks [...] Read More
Your son has just backed the car into the garage – literally! Your company is downsizing and giving you an unpaid sabbatical. You painfully remember why Dad told you to hire out roof repair. Unfortunately, financial emergencies are a fact of life. And they’re the reason most financial planners recommend establishing an emergency fund to [...] Read More
Eating out is a pleasure and I enjoy being served. But I have trouble ordering pasta in restaurants. I don’t suffer from wheat allergies and I’m not pasta phobic. I just know better. You see, as a young professional in New York, I worked in a few Manhattan restaurants and I know the cost of [...] Read More
Kimber: Holidays are all about tradition. I burn…I mean….make gingerbread cookies because my mom always made gingerbread cookies. The grinning, tatter winged angel topping my tree is almost identical to the angel topping my mom’s tree. There may be small tweaks (no trudging out to the woods to chop down my own tree, my tree [...] Read More
Dear Budget Fashionista, Where can I find generic dust covers / protective cloth bags for my hangbags? Over the years, I have not used them and therefore throw many of them out – BIG MISTAKE. Can you recommend any sources? [...] Read More
Dear Budget Fashionista, Is there any way to make any pair of shoes comfortable? TBF Answers One word: Airplus. Airplus makes a whole range of gel foot pads that are made specifically for women’s shoes. The pads are sold at your local Target, CVS, Wal-Mart, etc for around $5.00 a pair. [...] Read More
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