If you plan to buy holiday gift cards to give to friends or family members for Christmas, you might as well choose cards that give you a nice bonus in return! … [Read more...] about Holiday Gift Card Promotions for 2017
Millions of Americans noticed their paychecks were a little smaller now, thanks to the loss of the 2% payroll tax cut. Were you one of them? The two-year cut of the payroll tax (which funds Social Security) expired on December 31, 2012, meaning the payroll tax rate has risen back up to 6.2% from 4.2%. … [Read more...] about Paycheck Smaller This Year? Here are 6 Ways to Counter the Loss of Payroll Tax Cut
How prepared are you for a nuclear attack, epidemic, financial meltdown, EMP, natural disaster, or terrorist attack? If you're a "Doomsday Preppers" type of survivalist, you're more ready than me - and most other Americans - and you'll probably be called "crazy" for it too. … [Read more...] about Are “Doomsday Preppers” Survivalists Crazy, or Do They Make Some Good Points?
I think my wife is more frugal than I am. She thinks so too. :) But this week I apparently outdid her on the frugal meter by doing something "crazy" that she had never considered. … [Read more...] about Is There Anything You’re “Crazy” Frugal About?
Today we're making the most of one of our museum family memberships: The Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan. I took my third son there earlier this summer to attend the Maker Fair Detroit event that was hosted at The Henry Ford. … [Read more...] about Making the Most of Our Museum Family Membership