Old Navy Discounts: End of Month

August 13, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Don't do your Old Navy back-to-school shopping just yet, because Old Navy is offering an excellent military appreciation deal.  August 30th to September 2nd, Old Navy stores are giving … [Read more...]

Car Registered in Florida? Fees are Increasing in September

August 12, 2009 | Kate Horrell

My dear mother-in-law called me this morning with some useful information about Florida driver's license and car registration fees.  It seems that Florida is raising their fees, pretty … [Read more...]

3 Rules for Outlet Malls

August 11, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I've recently had opportunity to visit a couple of different outlet malls:  once on vacation with my family, once while searching for bargain backpacks for school, and just last night, … [Read more...]

USAA Keeps Making It Easier

August 09, 2009 | Kate Horrell

For several years, USAA has been offering it's Deposit at Home service, allowing members to make bank deposits by scanning the check and uploading the scan to the USAA website.  This … [Read more...]

Perspective is a Good Thing

August 08, 2009 | Kate Horrell

While doing a random internet search, I found this article that really touched me.  It is a poignant reminder of how lucky most of us truly are:  She's on top of the world with $400 a … [Read more...]

Quotable: Albert Einstein

August 07, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"I am absolutely convinced that no wealth in the world can help humanity forward, even in the hands of the most devoted worker in this cause. The example of great and pure characters is the … [Read more...]

Alert: Credit Cards Abroad

August 05, 2009 | Kate Horrell

There's always a new concern when it comes to using your credit cards overseas.  Now there is another thing to worry about - the rest of the world has, since 2004, been going to a … [Read more...]

The Many Values in Food

August 04, 2009 | Kate Horrell

You know I struggle with my time...those 24 hours I get each day don't seem to go very far!  I guess that why I was so struck by Credit Loan's post:  Thoughts on a Low Grocery … [Read more...]

Seven Important Parts of the Credit Card Act of 2009

August 03, 2009 | Kate Horrell

The Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 (The Credit CARD Act of 2009) is a new group of federal laws that are designed to make credit card practices more fair and … [Read more...]

Is Your Credit Score Good?

August 02, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I came across a interesting post at Moolanomy Personal Finance:  What is a Good Credit Score.  It is a basic discussion of the value of a good credit score with examples and links to … [Read more...]

Fast Food from the Grocery Store

August 01, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I rarely enjoy fast food.  Sure, it is fast, but it doesn't usually taste that good and it is often super-expensive.  Just the other day, I picked up some breakfast at McDonalds while … [Read more...]

Quotable: Simon Cowell

July 31, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"The biggest shock when I lost it all was the realization that so much of my life had been out of my control. When I started to make the money back, I vowed that it would never happen again. I … [Read more...]

Wine in a Box? Why Not?

July 30, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I admit it, I'm a convert.  Despite my friends' criticism and laughter, I love wine in a box.  Basically, it is inexpensive and it is good.  I can get a nice box of wine … [Read more...]

Car Rental Tips from USAA

July 29, 2009 | Kate Horrell

June Walbert of USAA offers advice on saving money and having the right insurance when you rent a car. … [Read more...]