Category Archives: Reviews

Secret “Shame” of the American Middle Class?

There’s a good article appearing on msn.com today concerning the “secret shame” of the middle class.  Written by Neal Gabler for The Atlantic, it begins by revealing a surprising statistical find by the Federal Reserve Board: that 47% of American … Continue reading

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Leaving Las Vegas – but not my money

Yesterday, I introduced you to my recent first, and hopefully last, trip to Las Vegas.  I left off with me heading out to the Las Vegas “strip” in search of a reasonably priced meal.  For pedestrians, the strip is a … Continue reading

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What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas — Promise???

Well, I’m back after a two day stay in lovely Las Vegas.  I know what you’re thinking: “What’s a nice, frugal man like you doing visiting Las Vegas?”  Unfortunately, I had no choice, as one of my important clients participates … Continue reading

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Program Review: American Pickers – hardly a pick for frugality

I closed my last post by stating that the popular History Channel program American Pickers offers nothing from a frugal living point of view.  In fact, many of the American Pickers episodes model practices that need to be avoided by … Continue reading

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Program Review: American Pickers

One of the things I hope to do with this blog is to provide periodic reviews of products and information relevant to the goal of practical frugal living.  As you can see, I have no advertisements on this young blog.  … Continue reading

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