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Save $389,000 with 4 Key Housing Decisions

For most people, the biggest expense is housing. And the bigger the house, the bigger the payments for mortgage interest, taxes, insurance, repairs, and utilities. Depending on your home’s operating costs, you feel either joy or pain each month. I’m here to help you feel joy. How? By helping you get used to the idea […]

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Better than Free: How Obamacare Enriches Me

If you don’t consider taxes when planning your annual finances, you likely donate money to the federal government. As a fellow taxpayer, I extend my heartfelt thanks. It’s because of magnanimous citizens like you that the federal debt has been limited to a mere $17.5 Trillion. Without your largesse, we’d all be living in a deeper […]

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Frugal Move: Mind the Marginalia

In 2012, I fired my local Target store. Don’t get me wrong, I love Target. I worked there one summer collecting abandoned carts and sweeping aisles. I liked the job and met lots of nice people. For years, I was a loyal customer. My problem with the local Target has nothing to do with the […]

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Every Line Item Has a Story

As discussed earlier, the line item is a basic unit of analysis that helps you come to grips with your spending (see here). The next issue is this: how do you make effective use of line items so that you can start spending less than you do now. Under the classic approaches to frugality, any analysis of […]

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