It turned out that Mr. Packel was developing Alzheimer’s disease and had...– Alzheimer’s Warning Sign - Money Problems - Vanishing Mind - NYTimes.com
Can once-a-month cooking really work? →
The idea: spend a whole day cooking once each month, so that meal prep later on is quick and easy. Buying in bulk is cheaper, and cooking in bulk is more efficient. What’s not to like? Here’s what’s not to like: having to go to Costco!
Parents in Debt: Mortgage Payoff: Getting Close to... →
parentsindebt: Yesterday I went to the bank and deposited $10,000 toward the mortgage principal. This officially drops our mortgage loan amount to below $20,000. At this point I’ve requested the final payoff amount from the bank, if we were to pay off the remaining entire balance on November 1, 2010 or on November 15, 2010. Right now both Man of the House and I have enough in our respective...
Timothy McSweeney's Internet Tendency: Bianca, the... →
“All that school needed to be paid for and it wasn’t going to come in the form of a legitimate pay check …’How could someone with so much education become a hooker?’ my parents might say if they ever found out (which I pray they won’t). My reply is, ‘How could someone with so much education not become a hooker?’”
Mercedes Drivers Are The Most Ticketed; GM Drivers... →
via the consumerist
How $350 a year on insurance by sending an e-mail →
How to score an upgrade when traveling →
How to Buy a Round-the-World Plane Ticket (That... →
Step one: find a large sum of money.
In an effort to make your stay at Starbucks as long as possible, the company is...– Starbucks Doesn’t Care If You’re In A Hurry - The Consumerist Well, Starbucks IS our “third space.” (Home, work, and Starbucks - that’s all we get!)
Why You Should Never Pay for a Premium Online... →
God thing we never do.
niemanlab: Cox Media unleashes DealSwarm, a daily online discount competitor to Groupon http://nie.mn/aOWYYe Does anyone else feel that the novelty of the daily deal is has worn off?
BBC News - Gap scraps new logo after online outcry →
allisonwrote: ha! Nice move, Gap. Nicer move: 40% sale yesterday. Thanks for that.
Slate readers share how much they spent today -... →
Caitlin Sanchez, the 14-year-old who voices "Dora... →
villagevoice: “Who will help Dora find the dinero? Can you say, dinero?” Did they pay Diego?
One student was told that the $14,000 she’d have to pay for a certificate in...– from “How the for-profit college can destroy your life,” at The Awl
How the For-Profit College Can Destroy Your Life →
tylercoates: Instruction at for-profit schools is provided exclusively by employees of these companies, rather than by professors—there’s no such thing as research or tenure at a for-profit “university”—and accreditations are relatively shakier than at traditional schools. Donohue reports that the University of Phoenix never even applied for accreditation from the most prestigious agency...
…in today’s America if you are born in rags, you are likelier to stay in rags...– The crisis of middle-class America (via azspot :(