Happy Monday Friends! It’s Canadian Thanksgiving long weekend so I am taking an extra day off from blogging (kinda). You can however find my guest “Dear Debt” letter on my friend M’s awesome Dear Debt blog. Check it out! :)
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Today, I might piss a few people off, but there are some things that have to be said about what is going on. So, without further ado, here goes nothing!
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Living Frugally: Staying Frugal Through the Struggle, Part I concluded with the question, “How long did it take me to fully recover, to get back on my feet?”
Back in the day (that is, the days of spending money as if we were earning income levels among the ranks of Donald Trump), we didn’t hesitate to spend hundreds of dollars every year on each of our four kids’ birthday celebrations with their friends
For the second time this year, my wife and I have been furloughed! We signed our furlough letters a couple of hours ago and are back at home. As federal employees – Department of the Army Civilians – we lost six days of work and pay earlier this year due to the sequestration, and now we will lose more work and pay – undetermined at this time – because our elected leaders have failed to do their job. While I could write multiple, lengthy, posts on my feelings about the politics behind it all and whom I feel is most to blame, that will not really solve anything, does not improve my retirement portfolio, or provide value to the readers of this blog.
I want to talk about something that seems to be a steaming hot topic in the personal finance realm. It’s the idea of using cash back credit cards to earn the most money possible, or as I like to call it, playing the cash back game.