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A Frugal Life

I am thankful that I live a relatively simple, frugal life. This post is a little late, I’m just coming off a mental health vacation where I disconnected from a lot of my life. Fortunately much of my life goes on without my actual presence. As a perpetual pessimist with a long memory, I can’t […]

FTC – Annual Credit Report

FTC Consumer Information – Your Rights: Credit Reporting It’s a good idea to check your credit report every year. Please ignore TV commercials telling you about free credit reporting sites. Go to the Federal Trade Commission site and use only the web pages they recommend.  Related About This is an example of a WordPress page, […]

No hope…

No hope for help… | Oddly Enough | Reuters “I have a message for every homeowner worried about rising mortgage payments: The best you can do for your family is to call 1-800-995-HOPE,” … Bush said after a White House meeting with administration officials and lenders on a new plan to help. Unfortunately he was […]

Extrapolated Salary

I graphed my salary from the Social Security Statement this morning. After diagnosis and meds, my salary increase faltered and I began to have steep drops in salary, usually corresponding to a period of unemployment, every three years. Just for giggles I’ve uploaded a gif of the graph. I let Excel do a logarithmic extrapolation […]

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