"A decent provision for the poor is the true test of civilization." - Samuel Johnson

The Latest From The Saving Advice Blogs

I Didn't Think I'd Be Able to Ever Move ...

Lucky Robin's Personal Finance Blog
Thu - May 19 01:06am
Last night was rough.  I did a lot of new exercises at physical therapy and even though it was in the pool it totally ki...

Quick Update

Amber's Personal Finance Blog
Wed - May 18 10:38pm
Well, I paid the HOA and COBRA bills for three months. I paid two months on the mortgage because the website didn't update an...

Well, I Did It

My English Castle's Personal Finance Blog
Wed - May 18 10:29pm
Today was indeed a one-off.  I had a sit-down meeting with my boss and told him I was taking the retirement incentive pa...

Where's the Smelling Salts?

Frugal Foodie
Wed - May 18 07:16pm
DH and I did the weekly grocery trip. It seemed like everything we bought today has gone up except eggs. Eggs were down a dim...

Mid Month Update

East Coast Saver (Wink)
Sun - May 15 09:20pm
I went to the grocery store yesterday for a few things. My favorite International Delight coffee creamer was on a great sal...

The Latest From The Saving Advice Forums

I gave notice yesterday!

disneysteve • 19 May 2022 01:38:56
I guess it's time to share this. I met with my lead physician for our monthly one on one on Tuesday and told her that I was set to drop to per diem status. I had to then send in written notice which I did Tuesday night. Our contra...

wedding/honey moon/house down payment

Magic Johnson • 19 May 2022 01:31:13
I’ve already touched on this in other threads, but thought this was deserving of its own. I’m broke, but I’m saving UP TO $200/mo. for an October 2023 wedding, February 2023 honeymoon (I realize that’s in ...

Why are people throwing away so much mon...

GoodSteward • 19 May 2022 01:24:48
The auto market is rather absurd at the moment, and I continue to be floored at what people are doing. I'm worried the whole market will shift soon and MSRPs will go up due to all of this. $100,000 over MSRP for a corvette? :...

How did you help your children get their...

GoodSteward • 19 May 2022 00:59:04
It has been a while, but I wanted to check in and have this question. How did you handle your children's first car? I drove an old hand-me-down car with a lot of problems. I couldn't even take it out of town. Not long after, m...

cancelling student loans

LivingAlmostLarge • 18 May 2022 23:24:07
Do you think it'll happen? What would be the economic effect if they do? And even if they cancel student loans now, what happens in 10 more years when it runs up again? So someone said you can easily game the system by retiring ...