Category Archives: Finances

Fancy Shoes: Spend More to Save Money

Buy expensive shoes. Let me clarify… spend a bit more to buy a pair of high quality shoes. When you buy for quality instead of price, you end up ahead in the long run. Buying shoes at discount stores like “payless” … Continue reading

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Frugal Fix Friday: Lunch Money

You know what can be a surprisingly expensive aspect of my life at times? Lunch. I normally wouldn’t think of lunch being expensive but it really can be! I used to always go out to lunch at Chipotle or Panera … Continue reading

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$300 Car Repair for $20

Almost 2 years ago, I took my car to the local dealership/mechanic because my “check engine light” was on. They charged me over $130 just to plug in the computer and read the code! I didn’t know at the time … Continue reading

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Commute Cost Calculator Edits

Just a quick update here… I tweaked the Commute Cost Calculator a tiny bit. Now the Cost of Commute column also shows how much money was saved for days that were biked. As you can see below, this is depicted by … Continue reading

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Updated Commute Cost Calculator

Today I updated my cost calculator to support daily gas price updates. As you can see below, I added 2 new columns. In the gas price column, you just enter the price of gas that day when you enter your … Continue reading

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Commute Cost Calculator

Last night I was re-computing how much money I would save if I continued to bike because gas prices went up. As I did so, I thought it would be cool if I had a log of how much I … Continue reading

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