Debt Repayment – How Much Is Too Much?

If you find yourself deep in debt you may think the only way to get out is to take drastic measures such as selling your car (or your house), or living on beans and rice and delivering pizzas in the evenings for debt repayment. While those tactics work for some, the truth is that repaying debt is not much different …

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Mindless Consumption At My Favorite Eatery

Have you ever craved food so badly you can close your eyes and taste it?  Yes, I have that same problem, too.  I like food and my waistline would prove it so.  But I also like to save money – two “likes” in constant competition with one another. I recently had the opportunity to return to my hometown.  When I’m …

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My First Six Months As An Amazon FBA Seller

One particular side hustle has intrigued me for some time – selling on Amazon.  I’ve dabbled with eBay and Amazon over the years and enjoyed some mild success with both. Now that I find myself with some debt to work off I thought I would experiment with Amazon’s other model of selling – Fulfilled By Amazon or FBA. What is …

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Fit to Fat to Fit

Last weekend I was mindlessly flipping channels on the television when I ran across a program called “Fit to Fat to Fit.” The title alone intrigued me, especially as someone who has fought his own battle of the bulge for most of my adult life. The premise of the show is that a top-notch, in-perfect-shape fitness trainer agrees to pack …

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17 Reasons Why I Broke Up With Credit Cards

I’m done.  I’ve played the credit card game long enough. Since that first time in college, inspired by the euphoria of attending my first college football game, I’ve always sort of been under the spell of credit cards.  I eagerly grabbed that Discover Card clipboard and gave up my credit virginity. I kept reminding myself of all of the benefits …

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