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Posts Tagged ‘Frugal’

NFL Players are Taking Out Loans to Get Through Lockout

{ Posted on Apr 19 2011 by Marcus Alston }
The NFL lockout by team owners against the NFL Players Association began on March 12 and it has been billed as Billionaires (Owners) against Millionaires (Players).  However many of these Millionaires are already feeling the financial pressure as the lockout ...Read More »

Tiki Barber is Jobless and Broke after Infidelity; Announces Return to Football

{ Posted on Mar 26 2011 by Marcus Alston }
Retired New York Giants Running back and former broadcaster, Tiki Barber violated one of my  top financial tips for athletes that I created originally for Allen Iverson (which by the way I recommend for everyone).  He was unfaithful to his ...Read More »

15 Tips for Day Trips

{ Posted on Dec 11 2010 by Marcus Alston }
Planning a day trip?  I have learned a few things on some of my most recent day trips to Rockefeller Center in New York City and Brooklyn Heights in New York that may help you spend less, maximize your budget, ...Read More »

New Sneakers After 14 Years

{ Posted on Oct 10 2010 by Marcus Alston }
This past weekend I bought a new pair of sneakers to replace my current pair of sneakers that I bought back in the Spring of 1996.  That's not a typo--1996.  That means I have had my current pair of sneakers ...Read More »

16 Money Saving Tips for College Students

{ Posted on Sep 14 2010 by Marcus Alston }
Whether you are a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior, here are some money saving tips that should help you stretch your budget and establish a strong financial start for a prosperous future and wealth creation. 1.  Make a budget and track ...Read More »

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 »

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 »

Economists: Economy Recovering Slower than Expected

{ Posted on Jul 29 2010 by Marcus Alston }
The Associated Press reports that economists predict that the economic recovery of the United States will continue to improve, but at a slow pace well into 2011.  The cause, according to an Associated Press survey of leading economists, is attributed ...Read More »

The Cost of Stamps is Going Up! How to Avoid the Increase.

{ Posted on Jul 06 2010 by Marcus Alston }
The postal service is raising the cost of stamps again.  Don't worry, I have some great tips on how to avoid the increase. On Tuesday, the U.S. Postal Service announced that it plans to increase the price of first class postage.  ...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 »