Tag Archives: money

The Simple Dollar & The One Month Coupon Strategy: A Really Clever Way to Make Coupons Worthwhile

http://www.thesimpledollar.com/2008/01/18/the-one-month-coupon-strategy-a-really-clever-way-to-make-coupons-worthwhile/ Toronto’s grocery stores have moved away from coupons and focus now on weekly specials to save the locals money. However, that’s not to discount the usefulness of this little tip. A basic understanding of the industry’s working – in terms of marketing pushes and fiscal year ends, for instance – can result in some […]

Posted in Financial planning | Also tagged , , | Comments closed

The Frugal Road to Family Values

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/05/27/AR2005052700821_pf.html I’m on the third volume of Amy Dacyczyn’s Tightwad Gazette books – a compendium of tips and tricks to save money and make purchases last longer. They’re not particularly well-written, but the tips are useful. In an excellent illustration of “enough small potatoes filling a truck”, the Dacyczyns’ penny-pinching allowed them to retire, in […]

Posted in Homemaking | Also tagged , , , | Comments closed

Letter from Nova Scotia: Rag Time : The New Yorker

http://www.newyorker.com/archive/2006/09/25/060925fa_fact?printable=true Typically fun and well-written article from the New Yorker, though on a topic that the New Yorker doesn’t typically cover. You could say that, when it comes to what some fashionistas would call my “look,” I considered one adjustment – from high school to college – quite sufficient. Remember what Lillian Hellman told the […]

Posted in Clothing | Also tagged , , , | Comments closed

Stocks Rise as Dems Gain, Rumsfeld Resigns

http://yahoo.businessweek.com/investor/content/nov2006/pi20061108_709380.htm Stocks Rise as Dems Gain, Rumsfeld Resigns I’ve been too busy lately to throw my hat into the air with all the other liberty-lovin’ Democrat supporters for the latest election results, but I do have to post this headline. How telling is it that a Democratic victory and the resignation of a top Republican […]

Posted in Investing | Also tagged , , | Comments closed