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Posts Tagged ‘live below your means’

Best Advice I Ever Received from Suze Orman on Money

{ Posted on Mar 31 2013 by Marcus Alston }
I love Suze Orman!!! So what is the best advice that I ever received from Suze Orman?  Suze Orman has offered a wealth of information over the years on personal finance that I have been able to apply to my own ...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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Sarah Ferguson: Royally Overspending and in Debt

{ Posted on Jun 02 2010 by Marcus Alston }
We found out last week that Sarah Ferguson tried to sell access to her ex-husband, Prince Andrew, to an undercover reporter from the News of the World, in exchange for a reported $40,000 in cash and 500,000 pounds ($718,500) ...Read More »

Miss USA 2010 – Her Financial Payoff, My Financial Advice

{ Posted on May 21 2010 by Marcus Alston }
You may have heard that on May 16, 2010, Rima Fakih won the Miss USA 2010 Pageant and that she is believed to be the first Arab-American, Muslim or immigrant to win the Miss USA title.  The blogosphere went ...Read More »

Mother’s Day 2010 – Mom Taught Frugality

{ Posted on May 05 2010 by Marcus Alston }
As we approach Mother’s Day 2010 (it’s this Sunday, May 9!), I am reminded about how my mother influenced my frugal ways. When it came to clothing, she saved my older brother's (Carlos Alston) clothes for me so I could wear ...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 »