Category Archives: Money

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Why Can’t We Just Print More Money?

Did you ever wonder why countries or people for that matter, can’t just print more money? With today’s printers becoming so sophisticated, it’s a wonder more people don’t attempt it. Of course it’s illegal to print money so don’t go trying it. We were very poor when I was growing up. We were so poor we barely had enough food for meals, let alone any extra for eating at restaurants or fast food. I remember once my heart felt broken… Read the rest

Do You Gamble For Entertainment?

I’ve often said that I’m glad I’m not a gambling kind of person as it just so happens that I drive past four casinos on my way home from work each day.  The nearest one is less than 15 miles away from home and I know quite a few of my neighbors whose idea of a great evening is to put some money down on a few tables. Who knows, you could end up winning big! It does happen after… Read the rest

The Benefits of Saving

The following is a guest post. Whether you’re saving for a specific purchase, such as putting down the deposit on a house, or simply taking precautions and putting money aside for a rainy day, saving can help you achieve your goals and give you the financial nest egg you deserve.  Very few of us are in a position where we can buy or pay for everything we want outright. The two main choices when it comes to major purchases are… Read the rest
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Who Should Pay For The Date?

To tell you the truth, I have not dated much in my life.  The rule growing up was that I was not allowed to date until I was 16, but by that time I was living with a foster family who wouldn’t allow me to date, period, because they wanted me to marry their son.  Of course he always picked up the tab. Can you say #awkward? Decades ago it was so simple. The man always picked up the check,… Read the rest