Talking about shopping addiction

Confession time? I’ve got a shopping problem. And I happen to think they’re not that uncommon. While I wouldn’t say my shopping is an all-out addiction, it’s definitely an activity I have to monitor. I’ve never gone buck wild and wracked up a ton of debt, mostly because I wasn’t able to get a credit…

Economics

This video. The chart you’re going to see from about 3:30-6:00… most people you know are in the 0%-50% range.  Through the dream of capitalism, they believe that at any moment, they might become one of the 90%-100%, or that somehow, the 90%-100% do something to help their lives in some way.  That’s what we’re…

Car Talk

I’m having trouble with my car again. My instant reaction to car trouble is to just flail and weep. I have a Chevy Cavalier. According to the state of Kentucky, it’s worth about $1200. A year and a half ago, I took it to a transmission shop, and they charged me $3300 for repairs that…

How I’m Trying to Save Money (And it Ain’t the Same Ol’ Shit)

The more I started reading the web for tips on saving money, the more I discovered that I’m already doing almost everything these people have recommended.  I feel like I’m not alone in this–this isn’t the first time I’ve heard to turn off the lights when I leave the room, DIY stuff whenever possible or…