Monthly Archive: May 2007

Disappointed With Southwest Airlines 6

Disappointed With Southwest Airlines

With two recent business trips completed to Atlanta and Orlando, I have had the opportunity to experience two different airlines within a few weeks of one another. The trip to Atlanta was with Delta...

Credit Cards Going Small 6

Credit Cards Going Small

With growth in the consumer credit card business beginning to slow, many credit card companies are beginning to pay attention to small business owners. According to an article in the Chicago Tribune, credit card...

Monitor Your Financial Health 6

Monitor Your Financial Health

As a “Baby Boomer” I’ve had the opportunity to experience much of what our beautiful world has to offer, perhaps selfishly at times. However, unlike many in my generation who haven’t concerned themselves with...

Avoid The Clearance Aisle Trap 9

Avoid The Clearance Aisle Trap

In our house, my wife is certainly the one with the “shopping bug” as she loves to shop and I am happy to avoid even setting foot into a store for as long as...

The Secret To Market Success 7

The Secret To Market Success

Do you know the secret to having success in the stock market? If you said that the secret is knowing which stocks will be the winning performers, you are wrong. The real secret is...

Learn To Negotiate On Common Expenses 2

Learn To Negotiate On Common Expenses

You’re most likely familiar with the concept of negotiating on the price of large ticket items, such as your vehicles or even when you purchased your home. But how often do you try to...

Store Hopping For Grocery Shopping 0

Store Hopping For Grocery Shopping

With the landscape of grocery stores changing in our area, my wife and I have been discussing the idea of visiting different stores to take advantage of the best prices for various items. But...

Laundering Money 0

Laundering Money

Don’t worry – there is nothing illegal contained in the following post and if you arrived here hoping to find something illegal, I am sorry to disappoint you. For some time now our dryer...

Try To Offset Increasing Gas Prices 6

Try To Offset Increasing Gas Prices

With gas prices continuing to rise across the country and speculation that we may soon see upwards of $4.00 per gallon, one needs to look for any opportunity to try and offset the cost...

Nickel And His Booby Prize 0

Nickel And His Booby Prize

Since I have not yet met a person that does not appreciate winning free stuff, I have to bring your attention to a Blog Anniversary Contest that is being put on by FiveCentNickel. You’ll...