Category Archives: Economy

Not Again! Credit card info stolen for the third time!

UPDATE: Who’d’ve thought Navy Federal Credit Union would be so stupid?! I realized tonight that my new, more secure chip-and-pin card that I started using in February had the same account number as they issued me in October. So, whereas … Continue reading

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Rich is Relative

With the arrival of tax season come the tax tips. Hey, did you know that you may be able to write off the mortgage interest on your boat? Yeah, like us ordinary mortals have cabin cruisers sitting around to be … Continue reading

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Paper Towel Overload!

How many times have you stared at the paper towels or toilet paper, looking at the various options and wondering what’s the best deal? It’s not even just which brand is best, but does it really make a difference if … Continue reading

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Black Friday Observations

Three Walmart stores, two Target trips and a partridge in a pear tree later, I have a bunch of new movies on DVD and Blu-ray; 6 pairs of pants for my husband that have to be returned because sizes aren’t … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Religious Freedom

The Catholic Church in the U.S. is beginning “A Fortnight for Freedom” on June 21, 2012. Its primary intention is to bemoan the fact that new federal health care rules require employers to provide birth control along with many other … Continue reading

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How to Solve the Health Care Issue

The simple solution to the debate over the Affordable Care Act would be to abolish the health insurance industry and roll every legal resident of the United States into an expanded Medicare/Medicaid program that covers everything. The premiums would be … Continue reading

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Warning: Dollar Tree Kitchen Tool Melts!

Earlier this month, we bought a new turner, we usually call it a spatula. Our old one was getting worn around the edges. We were both pretty sure we bought the old one at Dollar Tree, and it’s lasted quite … Continue reading

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