Here we go again. Gas prices are nearing the $4/gallon mark in my neighborhood, and I know they are approaching $5/gallon where some of you live.
While it hurts to fill up my truck these days, I don’t plan on trading it in for a smaller car. I like my truck. It’s paid for. It’s comfortable (I’m a big guy and would look awfully funny in an electric car the size of a golf cart). And I like being able to haul stuff, especially since I’ve been working on some home DIY remodeling projects the last few months.
In fact, I was a bit insulted on behalf of those who have to drive trucks for their business when the president suggested those driving a truck should “think about trading it in” or stop complaining about high gas prices. Easy to say when you aren’t hauling lawn mowers or bricks or construction equipment and tools for a living.
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The Frugal Roundup
The Thrift Store Junkie Strikes Again. We recently picked up a craft table for the kids at an old antique store and saved a couple hundred dollars over the price of new ones.
What To Do When You’ve Got Too Much Debt. Two important things to remember – you always have options on how to attack the debt, but first, you have to make the decision to attack it. Complacency never got anyone to debt freedom.
How I Spend Money. J.D. shares his thoughts on frugal spending. I always enjoy seeing how others spend their money.
Men’s Reading List: 34 Books About Being a Man. Naturally, I like this list because most of the recommendations are written in contrast to most of the “sitcom” men we see today. You know, the goofy, bumbling, effeminate males portrayed in many of today’s television shows.