Starting on Thursday evening, the house guests begin to arrive, culminating in eleven houseguests on Saturday and Sunday. Things I’m thankful for: lots of people I like and care for, a lot of people who want to play with the kids. Things that stress me out: food, personal interactions with various guests. End result: it’ll be fun, but I’ll be beat.
Opportunities Are Everywhere – Even At Chick-Fil-A My local gas station has a deal like this. Each year, they sell a certain colored cup for $10. If you buy that cup, you get unlimited coffee for the year. Even if this is a break-even deal for thhem, it really attracts regular customers who will buy other stuff and come away with positive feelings towards the station. (@ money ning)
Look How Men’s and Women’s Magazines Write About Money For the most part, magazines write as though you have an infinite budget to spend on stuff – I wrote about this a while back. (@ i will teach you to be rich)
What A Financially Painful Childhood Can Teach You About Money Much of this sounded very familiar to me. (@ money, matter, and more musings)
The Simple Dollar Retro: Ten Financial Matters I Wish I Had Discussed With My Wife Before We Got Married If you’re thinking about getting married, this is a must-read.