Amazon “Subscribe & Save” Savings PLUS Is Prime Worth It Anymore?

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A friend, and regular reader of, asked me to look into the savings that are possible with the Amazon “Subscribe & Save” feature that is available to Amazon Prime members.  If you haven’t heard, Amazon Prime is bumping up in price from $79 a year to $99 a year.  Many members are trying to […]

Lessons From A Storage Auction

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Friday I went to my first storage locker auction.  You’ve probably all seen the show “Storage Wars” and have your preconceptions about storage auctions.  Reality varies a bit from “reality TV.”  I wanted to share with you a few economic and social observations from my experience at a storage auction… Shrewd Speculators The majority of […]

The 10K Challenge

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I’m a big believer in having goals.  I don’t always accomplish my goals but they keep me moving forward and learning.  A life, marriage, career, etc. without goals is adrift and in danger. I prefer to set goals that follow the SMART methodology.  They are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound.  With that in mind […]