December 2011

People often wonder if living in a frugal way is worth it.  I guess that depends on how you define frugal and to what degree of frugality you live.  Technically, all you need to survive is a canvas sheet and a piece of flint, but would it be worth it?  Probably not.  I think the […]


Yes, that’s right, economists have actually tried to quantify the relationship between money and happiness!  They refer to this field as happiness economics. According to studies from two professors at Princeton University, they have actually come up with a formula that measures the relationship between happiness and money.  Unfortunately, since it’s an economic formula, the […]

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Whether you’re looking to increase resale value, help sell your house, or just are in need of a new bathroom, remodeling a bathroom can add value to your home and is considered one of the more likely ways to get the money back from your remodel.  Depending on where you live and who’s estimate you […]


With the Holidays rapidly approaching and the economy still in the dumps, there are millions of households that are looking to save a little money this Holiday season.  The most important thing to remember is that the Holidays are all about feelings, and not about money and material things.  Technically, all Holiday spending is unneccessary.  […]