Wow, Yeah, Unfortunately I Need to Go Car Shopping — What Now?

My condolences. Seriously, car shopping sucks. Here are a few lessons we picked up to make it less sucky, mostly focused on buying from a dealership (for Craigslist shopping, LifeHacker has you covered). [This is a continuation of our previous article, Why Did We Just Spend $1150 Repairing Our $500 Car?, which you should totallyContinue reading “Wow, Yeah, Unfortunately I Need to Go Car Shopping — What Now?”

To Chromebook or Not to Chromebook

I just got a new computer. And I love it. I primarily wanted something for writing (this blog + other random projects), and for general checking email, browsing the web and the like. I needed something lightweight and portable, something I could pick up on a whim for hours of creation. I went with aContinue reading “To Chromebook or Not to Chromebook”

Saving Money on Money (International Transfers)

This is not a sponsored post, but there are affiliate links to TransferWise, a company we enthusiastically support and reached out to. I love technology. So much information at our fingertips, such almighty power compared to twenty years ago.┬áSo why is so much banking technology awful? At work I could spin up a network ofContinue reading “Saving Money on Money (International Transfers)”

Lazy Grocery Shopping at $300/mo

We do not take extensive inventory of the fridge or the cupboards before heading out, and we certainly do not go in with shopping lists. We practice lazy, but frugal, grocery shopping. On a typical month, we spend right around $300/mo on groceries, and when we used to really cut back, we spent slightly overContinue reading “Lazy Grocery Shopping at $300/mo”