One segment that caught my attention in particular was Belmont Park in San Diego. I was drawn to a story that took place there. Way back in 1998 there was a well-publicized radio station event held on one of Belmont’s roller coasters: the second “Whirl ‘til you hurl” contest (apparently the first contest was Read more
Last month my challenge was to spend less than $194.65 on my total food expenditures. With the help of 10 different savings opportunities, I met this goal with overwhelming success. It was a combination of not doing stuff (not going out to eat too much, not spending more than is necessary) and doing stuff (looking for deals, using coupons, taking advantage of savings apps).
This month I wanted to move out of my comfort zone a bit. Read more
Thanks for checking out my second monthly website update – September 2014. I wanted to keep an ongoing log for the site, so I’m committed to providing monthly updates (until you or I get bored Read more
Here’s the breakdown of the retail price for each of my three food categories:
Fast Food: $32.30 Read more
I could leave it at this, but I suppose I’ll expand a bit.
When I suggest “bargains” I’m referring to both personal finance and investing. Let’s start with the investing side. Read more
Given that my perspective is often financially based, I’ll start there.
Imagine you’re able to save $500 a month. That’s $6,000 per year or $240,000 over 40 years time. This is supposing linear terms. If you diligently put the saved money under your proverbial Read more
As I mentioned in my August Update, I am beginning a monthly challenge series. This is designed to get me out of my comfort zone, to think about things differently or to simply provide you with some entertainment. In the words of Benjamin Franklin: “When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.”
Considering the underlying theme of this site, I thought something related to both currency and Read more
Hello and welcome to the first “Currency Of Time” website update – August 2014. I wanted to keep an ongoing log for the site, so I decided to provide monthly updates. In doing so I hope to accomplish two things: 1) keep my loyal readers in the loop and 2) have Read more
Take Chuck E. Cheese’s for instance. (The place where apparently awesome parents go.)
If you were ask the average kid what their goal for the day was, it could probably be summarized by just a single word: Read more