We received our good faith estimate on our home purchase today and my wife and I were quite happy with it. Everything on there was either equal to or less than what our estimates were, and I was concerned that our estimates were on the low side. The house process is sailing right along.
Curb Appeal: One Of My Best Investments Yet Or How I Turned $80 Into $5,000 With Minimal Risk And Effort That’s a very nice idea – I can certainly say that this will add to the curb appeal of the house we just bought in future years. (@ the digerati life)
Understanding The Fine Print Of A Loan Can Save You Money And Grief If you’re going to borrow money from someone (and this includes a credit card) and you don’t read the fine print, as far as I’m concerned, you’re basically asking for something bad to happen. If it’s there in black and white, it’s your responsibility to read it. (@ generation x finance)
Personal Finance Advice Graduates Don’t Want To Hear I agree with almost every point, but I would have completely blown it off five years ago. Stupid me. (@ nytimes via frugal law student)
The Simple Dollar Retro: I Hate Leftovers: Fighting The Battle With Recycled Food And Winning Just yesterday, a reader left a sarcastic comment about how it was a waste of time to eat leftovers because he didn’t feel that leftovers suited his discriminating palate. The real truth is that I didn’t like leftovers either until I figured out how to make them really, really good on the cheap.