Monthly Archives: July 2015

Congratulations to us! 25.5% Reduction in Expenses!

Ok, let me concede right away that 25.5% is a slightly misleading number since that figure does not include mortgage/rent or taxes.  There are also some one-time expenses included in these calculations.  However, even when we exclude one-off purchases or … Continue reading

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Quality Wins Over Quantity, Again

Honestly, I really am not contradicting what I just wrote in my last post about weaning ourselves away from more expensive products.  Instead, this post is about choosing quality over quantity, something you might not be able to do with … Continue reading

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Weaning Ourselves Away from Department Stores

If you are like me, then you click on those links from CNN (or whatever other news website you read) that have titles like “10 Biggest Money Wasters” or “5 Regrets of Retirees” or “7 Best Ways to Save Money,” … Continue reading

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Well, that STINKS!

Last Wednesday evening, Will and I were walking our dog Katie through our neighborhood, enjoying an atypically temperate summer evening.  Perhaps owing to the great weather, we were feeling very content and happy with our little town, and we were … Continue reading

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