Taking a hit on capital gains taxes at today’s relatively low rates might not be such a money-saving idea when you consider transaction fees. Then there is the questionable wisdom of triggering a tax bill that could be put off instead.
I never thought that learning what saute meant and how to do it would keep both me and my wallet from going hungry.
When paying my most recent credit card bills, I happily discovered I saved $30 in the past month alone by preparing a majority of meals at home rather than eating out. At this rate, I stand to save $360 per year if I keep clear of restaurants and continue to cook.
Maybe because of the $100,000 albatross (law school loans) I am about to hang from my neck, in the past month I’ve decided to try out thriftiness. And you know, I’m kind of liking it. Here’s how it’s going.
A year ago this month, the financial industry nearly collapsed. While financial Armageddon appears to have been averted, frugality is the rule, and the 223rd edition of the Carnival of Personal Finance is here to help.
Taking Charge is hosting the 162nd Carnival of Personal Finance. Enjoy!