Every now and then when I travel, I have to decide on if I want to book a flight out of the local airport or drive to the larger airport 100 miles away. Invariably the local airport will be more expensive. But what is the break point for when the increased cost is “too much”? How much personal value do … Read More
Our Amazon Spending Is Out of Control
In the last 12 years, we have spent $24,760.67 just on Amazon, most of those purchases occur outside of our budget.
Monthly Subscription Based Economy
Subscription based companies are growing from 5-9 times faster than traditional companies. Many traditional companies are now playing catch-up to regain some of the market share they have lost to these services.
DirectTV Now (Netflix)
Gillette Shave Club (Dollar Shave Club)
AMC Stubz (Moviepass)
And many more.
All of these traditional companies are trying to avoid … Read More
In 2016 I spent a lot on video games…
Before I became serious about getting my spending under control, I spent $1,980.20 on video games in one year. I should rephrase that; I spent at least $1,980.20 on video games. Not counting cash spent during that year, or charges at retail stores. I was only able to count transactions that … Read More