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Posts from ‘October, 2008’

Some People Don’t Like Frugality

I came across a rather catchy title on a Yahoo! Finance article today, and I thought it’d be worth mentioning. The title? “Meet The 29-year-old Retiree.” Now, like most people, I was immediately met with a dose of skepticism. Retire? Now? In this economy? At 29? Are you Crazy? My line of thinking proceeded like […]

Cutting out TV Entirely

I’ve been toying with this idea for awhile, but with my upcoming move to our new apartment, I think one of the cost saving ideas I’ve had that makes the most sense is getting rid of TV entirely. To be honest, I don’t really watch all that much to begin with, and I have a […]

New Gig Over at Blown Mortgage

Huzzah! I’ve recently been in touch with Morgan from and I’ll be writing some guest posts over on the site for awhile (hopefully long term!). I’m particularly excited because it lets me write about all of the going-ons in the housing market and beyond without having to bore you to death here at TFC. […]

End Game: Retire Early Or Work Happy?

best essay writing service p align=”center”> I recently came across a great post over at Canadian Dream that resonated with me quite a bit. You can read the whole post here, but this was my favorite part: “Perhaps one of the hardest aspects of retirement planning is getting to know yourself specifically your wants and […]

More Market Pain and Consumer Spending

essay writing company p align=”center”>  Once again as I write this, the Dow Jones is down another couple hundred points. I’ve given up on worrying about it despite my sagging brokerage account, but it’s important to understand the importance of consumer spending in today’s drop. Retail sales data came out today and let’s be honest, […]