We have slacked off the last couple years and not sent out Christmas cards. This year, we’re trying to sit down and send them out proactively to friends and family, rather than only responding to ones we’ve received.
I got to thinking – do less people send out Christmas cards than used to?
The Frugal Roundup
Still think it is impossible to buy a home without a mortgage? You may have to get a little creative, but as the article points out, it can be done.
It’s very obvious from this post that Leo is against buying Christmas presents, but he certainly isn’t against celebrating the true meaning of Christmas.
We often focus on the frugal-friendly side of the income vs expenses equation, but J.D. reminds us that income is important when determining your cash flow.
Trent offers a good suggestion to bank some low cost meals by making extra batches of your favorite foods when ingredients are on sale.
Reminds me of the often misused phrase, “Money is the root of all evil.” It’s the “love” of money that is, in fact, evil. As the post on loving money mentions, this love can never be satisfied.
It’s not too late to claim energy efficient home improvement tax credits – Some home improvements can net you a tax break but you have to hurry in order to save on your 2010 taxes.
Who would have thought work wasn’t the place to get work done (video). Actually, I think it makes perfect sense, and explains why we are all more productive when no one else is in the office.
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