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Posts Tagged ‘Cut Expenses’

Is JetBlue’s All-You-Can-Jet a Great Deal? Not Really

{ Posted on Aug 18 2010 by Marcus Alston }
JetBlue announced today that by “popular demand”, it is bringing back its All-You-Can-Jet pass, which allows any purchaser to travel to an unlimited number of  JetBlue destinations around the world over a one-month period. The Cost.  $699 for an unlimited pass ...Read More »

Stop Smoking and Save Over $100K

{ Posted on Aug 11 2010 by Marcus Alston }
Stop smoking and save big bucks!  In many states, cigarettes cost over $8 a pack these days and one of the reasons they cost so much is because the government imposes an excise tax (often called a "sin" tax).  The ...Read More »

22 Things You Can Do for Free with the Summer Winding Down

{ Posted on Aug 06 2010 by Marcus Alston }
With one month left in the summer, I have done quite a few things this summer, many of which are free or cost very little.  Below is a list of my top favorite free things to do which should help ...Read More »

My Vow Not to Buy New Clothes for a Year

{ Posted on Jul 01 2010 by Marcus Alston }
I have made a few vows since I transformed into the ConsumerMiser and I have shared a few with you.  Here’s another one.  Back in August 2009, I made a vow not to buy any new clothes for myself.  I ...Read More »

My Father’s Day 2010

{ Posted on Jun 20 2010 by Marcus Alston }
Father’s Day 2010 was one of the best ever, maybe our most frugal yet, and definitely one of the most memorable. I received a lot of phone calls:  2 from sisters-in-law, 1 from my brother, 1 from my mother and I ...Read More »

How to Eat Cheap at Boston Market

{ Posted on Jun 19 2010 by Marcus Alston }
Boston Market is a solid restaurant chain offering home style food quickly and at affordable prices.  A family of 4 can eat there for under $30.  My family of 4 can eat the same main meal and sides for about ...Read More »

8 Financial Tips for High School Graduates

{ Posted on Jun 12 2010 by Marcus Alston }
My nephew recently graduated from Milton Academy on Friday and I attended the ceremony along with several other proud relatives.  Milton Academy is a prestigious prep-school in Milton, Massachusetts. These kids are some of the best and brightest young minds on ...Read More »

Ex-Student has $275,000 in College Debt

{ Posted on Jun 07 2010 by Marcus Alston }
I was so astounded by the clip I found in a blog post on TheDigeratiLife.com, about a student who incurred $275,000 in debt going to New York University (NYU) in New York City, that I had to turn my comment ...Read More »

Stop Buying Greeting Cards and Save Money

{ Posted on May 10 2010 by Marcus Alston }
I recently celebrated Mother’s Day 2010 and had a fantastic time.  I took the kids to Philadelphia, we went sightseeing there, and they were able to visit their grandmother, one aunt, one uncle and their 4 month old cousin. As a ...Read More »

My Top Blog Posts from March and April 2010

{ Posted on May 02 2010 by Marcus Alston }
I started this personal finance blog at the end of March 2010 to share helpful financial information to others and have written quite a few articles since then.  Just in case you missed any of my blog posts or have ...Read More »