In my experience, people tend to fall in one of two camps with regard to their finances. The first type lives for today, attempting to enjoy life to the fullest now while sacrificing his or her future. The second focuses on saving for the long term, sacrificing for their future, but often at the expense […]
Many locals in Park City, Utah will tell you, “I came for the winters but stayed for the summers.” There is so much to do in Park City in the summer; hiking, mountain biking, outdoor festivals, concerts, and so much more. In fact, there is almost too much to do if you live here […]
I used to be excited when I bought something on sale. The “deal” was my indication of success. In hind sight, I wasted a lot of money with this mindset. Price is only one part of the equation. A better way to think about your purchases is to determine the cost per use. For example, […]
In Episode 10 of Tightwad Tuesdays, I share thinking behind making a major purchase. Skiing is my favorite sport so I bought new boots this season. Were they an expense or an investment? You tell me! What was your very best sporting goods purchase?
Have you heard of The Project 333 Challenge: Reduce your wardrobe to 33 total items? The system consists of paring down the clothes in your closet to the items you love the most, fit the best and go together well. Now that’s a sensible idea! Courtney Carver, the mastermind behind Be More With Less, recommends […]
I am serious. Take a hike! You support national, state and local parks with your tax dollars so get out and use them – for free. In this episode of Tightwad Tuesday, I encourage you to enjoy the great outdoors.