We’re supposed to hear later today about whether our house offer will be accepted or if a counteroffer is in the making. My wife and I are making all sorts of plans already – it’s quite fun, especially considering our livable square footage will be increasing more than threefold if we get this house. For instance, we have a family room and a living room and the sum total of stuff we have to put in them is… a love seat and an old television. That’s it. It should be really interesting.
Couple Learns The High Price of Easy Credit The day you get into a home that you can’t afford if anything goes wrong is the day something goes wrong. You don’t need to live in a McMansion. (@ nytimes via blogging away debt)
Five Money and Currency Facts Your Banker Never Told You A mix of both interesting and useful stuff here about actual currency. (@ the digerati life)
The Simple Dollar Retro: Comparing Warehouse Shopping Chains – And How You Can Get In For Free! Warehouse shopping is great, especially if you have storage space. The house that we placed an offer on has a Costco and a Sam’s Club that are roughly equidistant (and the home will have a lot more storage space), so I’m going to have to do some serious comparisons.