Money talks in this entertaining and educational hub!

blue denim back pocket with a heart stitched in it, symbolizing love for where a cell phone (or its popular case, the incipio) is often store

Incipio – The Beginning to a Back Pocket Love Affair

Everyone appreciates a good trick in their back pocket, right? Well, it’s your lucky day because I have a solution for you: the Incipio Stashback Cellphone Case! Read More …

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From (Retch) Rags to Riches

Want to know about my best baby time-saver used around the home? Join me in this adult-version of hide and seek with the diaper rag as your playpal! Read More …

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Bing-o!

I searched all four corners to find my favorite search engine. Its Bing due to a loyalty program called Bing Rewards. Could you #34 (ask for more)? Read More …

moving boxes with junk in it, symbolizing my post's topic of ownership effect

It’s junk. But, it’s MY junk.

The ownership effect is a powerful cognitive bias that impacts personal life and beyond. But, we are all entitled to “let it go” a little! Join me in self-reflecting, educating, interpreting and applying this theory. Read More …

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Happy Birthdays to You

Combining a birthday celebration with siblings is practical, but with friends can be ingenious! Read More …

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Bent on Renting

The housing bubble collapse badly affected my plans to sell and made me an accidental landlord . Now, I’ll loan you my opinion on the many benefits of being a landlord. Read More …

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Gracious Gratuities

Tipping norms aside, could there be a reason for a 100% tip? Read More …

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One In, One Out

I am infamously known by friends and family for putting retail theory into practice. Here’s a quick look at how my one in, one out policy got started! Read More …

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Not So Petty Cash

In today’s day and age why would anyone need any cash at all – let alone practically use it as carry on luggage at the airport? Let me carry on a bit about how important it can be to carry cash on hand at all times. Read More …

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Play-“Dough”

To see what all the hype was about, I recently gave homemade playdough a trial run. Here’s how that experience and the savings equation played out! Read More …

a tip jar with a smily face on it, symbolizing server happiness found by using my suggested tip calculator alternatives

Tipping Tips

Welcome to my one stop shop for advice on how to leave quick and easy tips. It’s my pleasure to serve you in forgoing your tip calculator! Read More …

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Hooray – Four Giveaways!

To promote my blog and to grow readership in the first year, I will be offering an ongoing, quarterly giveaway. Read More …

money shoved under a mattress to symbolize hiding money at home

Stashed Cash

After recalling family folklore about hiding money at home, my research then found that 15% of people partake in this behavior; should I do the same? Read More …

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$20 Break

After finding out that $20 is the most common amount carried in cash, I figured out a suggested break-down that best optimizes the $20 into bills and coins. Read More …