Monthly Archives: August 2010

Meeting Bloggers in Washington DC!

I’m back from my trip to Washington, DC. I stayed in a phenomenal hotel, one that did indeed have a “full kitchen”.  In an earlier post, I assumed “full kitchen” meant a microwave and refrigerator. And on Friday night the 27th, I got to meet with some of the great bloggers that live in and near Washington, DC. We met at a little place called Cup’a Cup’a which is near the Kennedy Center.   I don’t drink coffee, and my husband… Read the rest

Blast From the Past August 2008

Hello my dear readers! If you’ve been following this series you’ll know we’re about to walk down Memory Lane back to the first year Out of Debt Again was published on the Internet.  My third year blogoversary is coming up on September 27th and I’m planning a big giveaway, so don’t miss it! One of the requirements for entering the contest is you will need to be subscribed to my RSS feed, so you might want to go and do… Read the rest
Electricity Usage Screenshot

Are You Paying Too Much For Your Electricity?

If your electricity company has a special rate for saving money on your electricity, you should look into it. In Arizona we have two major electric service providers, Arizona Public Service and Salt River Project. We have APS and are on the Time Advantage Rate (this plan is no longer available for APS customers unless you are already using it). On the Time Advantage Rate our “on-peak” hours are between 9am and 9pm.   There’s no way we can shut down… Read the rest

Emergency Savings

Brad over at Enemy of Debt wrote about a woman who had to go into debt in order to get her car repaired in Perfect Example As To Why You Must Have An Emergency Fund. I just feel really sorry for people in situations like this, because I have been there myself. That’s how I got into debt the first time… fixing a car that I thought I couldn’t live without.  I was a divorced mother of two and I… Read the rest