Archive for May, 2010
Posted on 31. May, 2010 by Forest.
When you have debt it pays to know what your delinquent debt statute of limitations of are. Basically this means that you need to know how long your debt will be staying with you on your credit report and how long you can actually be sued for having this debt. Of course there is no [...]
Posted on 31. May, 2010 by Forest.
Last week I finally gave in to a long term desire and purchased a shiny new, but basic, classical guitar. I look at my guitar and I see it needs playing, while my wallet gently weeps…. The back story and decision to purchase…. I have owned guitars in the past, at one point I had [...]
Posted on 26. May, 2010 by Forest.
The dream of many Frugalists is to achieve complete self-sustainability, while not depending on anything offered through pipes or airwaves. Sadly, for most of us, this will never be a complete reality. I personally love the internet and don’t want to part from it. That is one thing I would never consider cutting off entirely [...]
Posted on 20. May, 2010 by Forest.
Like a countless list of other frugal bloggers I am in debt. You can read the details of why here: Me, My Debt and I, but in short I borrowed money for some other people and they never paid me back. The money was borrowed on credit through Loans and Credit Cards and I did [...]
Posted on 19. May, 2010 by Forest.
So this past Monday I finally completed Week 5 Fit Test of the Insanity, the home workout from Beachbody. If you have not been around hearing me talk about it then you can read about iy here: Insanity Home Workout Program. Well, wow I did a whole 4 weeks already! Month 1 was hard but [...]
Posted on 17. May, 2010 by Forest.
If you arrived here from my guest post “How Yoga Improved My Finances” on Sweating The Big Stuff or my interview “Fresh Perspective Interview with Forest Parks” on Clarifinancial then thanks for reading, I would love to know what you thought…. I am very thankful to Daniel for giving me the chance to guest post [...]
Posted on 13. May, 2010 by Forest.
I have been thinking a lot recently about what baggage I am carrying around in my life, physical and mental. The lure of the completely minimalist lifestyle calls out to me and sounds like a nice way to be. No hassle, no worries, just me, myself and I, doesn’t it sound wonderfully fulfilling (and mildly [...]
Posted on 07. May, 2010 by Forest.
Just in case you didn’t realize, it’s Mothering Sunday this coming Sunday! Have you got your Mother’s Day gift yet?…. Well I suggest that maybe you consider not actually buying anything… Mother’s Day is about showing Love not money so who cares if you don’t buy anything? Many readers here are in debt or trying [...]
Posted on 05. May, 2010 by Forest.
With the recent economic scare, the conspiracy theories that the dollar will crash and people looking for better ways to conserve their hard earned green backs is it at all possible that at some point bartering could replace money? Before I get a barrage of people questioning my sense I want to state that I [...]
Posted on 01. May, 2010 by Forest.
For most students, student loans are an inevitability of going to university and getting an education. It’s so normal for our willing young to get in debt that I am almost certain this encourages debt behavior later in life too. The importance of education in the USA system is very important to and many jobs [...]