Category: Credit & Spending

Prescription Drugs: 4 Money Saving Ideas

I’m an anxious man in an anxious world. Many things cause me anxiety.  Deadlines Gorgeous women Speaking in public Two more years of Mr. Obama My underfunded retirement account In early 2009 my anxiety reached the point of turning into an…

Organic Food – Pardon me Bill Gates?!

In an economy that has seen heavy job losses, pay freezes, high unemployment, and a host of other economic stressors, I found it particularly strange to listen to my friend at lunch today proudly announce to the office lunch group assembled  that…

Correcting Errors in your Credit Report

“Dear The Dollar Stretch … I recently read your post “Understanding your Credit Score” … great post. Anyways it got me motivated to request a copy of my credit report from Experian. I’m in my late 30’s and honestly can’t…

Credit Card Rules

Like any tool, Credit Cards have a proper and an improper use. In the wrong hands, a useful tool can be a destructive force. But that same tool, in the hands of somebody that knows how to use it properly,…