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Joined: Sun Mar 09, 2008 7:46 pm
Last visited: Sat Apr 26, 2008 8:33 pm
Total posts: 39
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Most active forum: Personal Finance
[ 21 Posts / 53.85% of user’s posts ]
Most active topic: Rent vs. Buying - a car?
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 Forum: Personal Development   Topic: Goals for 2008-- How are you doing?

Posted: Sat Apr 26, 2008 8:24 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 8710

In the spirit of the 2007 thread-- I was interested in how people are doing with their financial goals at the end of the 1st quarter of the year. Next month begins a brand new quarter in this year, and I hope to be 25% closer to my goals (minimum). 1) prep for deployment to Iraq >>Got my PT up and I...

 Forum: Personal Development   Topic: Old Years' Resolutions: Did you meet your goals for 2007?

Posted: Sat Apr 26, 2008 8:12 pm 

Replies: 19
Views: 15391

I think I met all of my goals for 2007! Yay for me!

1) I got to fight in a mixed martial arts match
2) I moved out of Oregon, quit my job, and worked in a garden
3) Reconnected with family
4) Saved a TON of money. (the downside is that I also *spent* all that money because I quit my job!)

 Forum: Personal Development   Topic: The 4 Hour Work Week

Posted: Sat Apr 26, 2008 8:09 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 7106

This books claims to be able to guide through the process of whittling your work week down to 4 hours by becoming more efficient in the office, and creating mobility for yourself. This is accomplished by selling a product online that requires little to no management and then playing off the proceed...

 Forum: Personal Finance   Topic: The $100 A Barrel - Gas savings thread

Posted: Fri Apr 25, 2008 10:31 pm 

Replies: 103
Views: 48125

1) if you live under 6 miles, bike to work.

2) if you have to drive, hypermile.

 Forum: Personal Development   Topic: Supercheap flavored water

Posted: Fri Apr 25, 2008 10:24 pm 

Replies: 19
Views: 12108

I've also heard ginger is good.



 Forum: Personal Development   Topic: Does anyone here bike to work?

 Post subject: Financial retirement
Posted: Fri Apr 25, 2008 10:20 pm 

Replies: 76
Views: 51901

cost of gas per month: $100 = $1,200 per year ( 2X for couples with second car) cost of insurance per month: $120 = $1,440 per year ----------------------------------------------------------------- cost of a single person to drive per year: $2,640 ($3,840 for couples, doesn't take into account makin...

 Forum: Personal Finance   Topic: Investing in Tax Liens

Posted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 8:38 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 2000

I heard about that. . . forclosing on some poor schlub who can't pay their bills, and then trying to profit off of that isn't my game.

 Forum: Personal Development   Topic: Decluttering Clothes

Posted: Mon Mar 31, 2008 8:34 pm 

Replies: 19
Views: 16508

I couldn't give you good advice. I either dress like a homeless person, or a stock-broker.

 Forum: Personal Development   Topic: Need advice about job

Posted: Mon Mar 31, 2008 8:13 pm 

Replies: 16
Views: 13264

wage/salary per year + benefits package + number of people who actually *have gotten raises* since starting - amount and length of layoffs per year - time away from family

 Forum: Personal Finance   Topic: troubleshooting credit card search

Posted: Sun Mar 30, 2008 5:46 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 3496

How do I (with a credit score of 638) find a good credit card? Is the cash rewards cards an option for me?

 Forum: Personal Finance   Topic: In Laws = Credit Fraud!

Posted: Sun Mar 30, 2008 5:43 pm 

Replies: 36
Views: 28377

This is a very hard one for me. My mother is kind of in the same situation when she cosigned on a loan that is close to defaulting. My stepbrother's girlfriend also went through the whole ID theft issue too. I can't give good advice on this. All that I can say is that you must protect yourself first...

 Forum: Personal Finance   Topic: Sob stories

Posted: Thu Mar 27, 2008 3:27 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 8682

what about this one: http://www.cnn.com/2008/LIVING/personal/03/27/foodbank.family/index.html?eref=rss_topstories it's certainly not the level that many of us have experienced, but in her mind-- her whole world is shattered. I thought for a long time that I was "poor white trash" because I...

 Forum: Success Stories   Topic: Job hunting Success!

 Post subject: Job hunting Success!
Posted: Tue Mar 18, 2008 7:37 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 4097

I did it! I job myself a part time job! I can't believe it, but it actually happened. I'm going to have to post a blog entry on how it happened. I think that others would actually like to know.

 Forum: Personal Finance   Topic: Strange Request for JD

 Post subject: Cool idea
Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2008 10:56 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 3791

Zach, it <i>never</i> hurts to ask. :) Yeah, we hired a replacement, and he's doing great. What kind of work are you looking for? JD, Good luck sticking to your own schedule without a boss. I have been self-employed for about a year and I find staying motivated very difficult. @sdogg1m: my personal...
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