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First Master List FAILURE!

First Master List FAILURE!

Wow, this sucks. This morning my application to refinance my mortgage was denied due to my last year’s income of $18,000, which I was completely up front about at the beginning of the process. The fact that I can live on $18,000 in Los Angeles and maintain a high credit score and pay all my […]

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It’s Like Hello Kitty For Men

It’s Like Hello Kitty For Men

As an early Christmas present, I gave Mr. Foxypants a penguin shaped seltzer machine to replace his two bottle a day Pellegrino habit. Although I absolutely prefer the taste of Pellegrino over filtered Los Angeles tap water, environmentally, bottled water is a terrible waste of resources. Financially, bottle water sucks too, as Pellegrino is more […]

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Wise Bread Post #3 Is Published!

Wise Bread Post #3 Is Published!

I was so excited when another $10 credit showed up in my Amazon Account last night. I thought it was Wise Bread giving me an extra treat because my last guest post ended up getting republished on a couple other financial blogs including MSN Money. This morning, my 3rd guest post was actually published. So, […]

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Mail Order Catalogs=The Devil

Mail Order Catalogs=The Devil

Okay. This is sad. I bought a lightly used black and white striped sweater on ebay last week by J. Crew. ($52). Since I haven’t bought anything from J. Crew in such a long time and I couldn’t try on the ebay sweater for obvious reasons, I went by my local store while running errands […]

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My Argument Against Personal Storage Was Picked Up By MSN MONEY!

My Argument Against Personal Storage Was Picked Up By MSN MONEY!

This article was originally published on Wise Bread, the personal finance site six days ago. Today, one of my friends on The Compact Message Board told me that it’s the lead story on MSN Money’s splash page! Here’s the complete text of my article: THE SAD MUSEUMS This week I did an intervention on Sarah, […]

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If Only Every Wikipedia Page Were This Funny

If Only Every Wikipedia Page Were This Funny

In an effort to become a honey tycoon, I’ve been reading a lot of obscure beekeeping-related materials. I love how Justin O. Schmidt describes the sensation of being stung by various stinging insects like he is reviewing fine wines. The Schmidt Sting Pain Index or the Justin O. Schmidt Pain Index is a pain scale […]

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I’m A Guest Blogger On Wise Bread Today!

I’m A Guest Blogger On Wise Bread Today!

Go here: Last week Wise Bread, one of my favorite frugality/personal finance sites, posted an invite for guest bloggers. I submitted several story ideas at 11pm and the following morning I woke up to an email asking me to write my zucchini pitch into an 800 word column. Yay! How much do I love immediate […]

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