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Posts Tagged ‘miser mentality’

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 »

Why I Refuse to Pay for Parking

{ Posted on May 01 2010 by Marcus Alston }
So why have I made a vow to never pay for parking again as I stated in my last post?  Having lived in a few major cities with parking challenges such as Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Boston, I have had ...Read More »

Save Money, Don’t Pay for Parking

{ Posted on Apr 30 2010 by Marcus Alston }
Much to the dismay of my wife, I have vowed not to pay for parking any more at a parking lot.  I never really liked paying for parking, but after becoming the ConsumerMiser, I made a vow never to pay ...Read More »

Earth Day 2010: Do Just 1 Thing to Help

{ Posted on Apr 23 2010 by Marcus Alston }
Yesterday was Earth Day 2010.  In honor of Earth Day, I told myself I would be extra eco-friendly on top of my “Just 1 thing or 2 or 3” eco-friendly strategy.  This strategy entails doing just 1, 2, 3 or ...Read More »

The Benefits of Carpooling

{ Posted on Apr 10 2010 by Marcus Alston }
Driving by yourself everyday to work is one of the worst things you can do from an economic and environmental standpoint.  Yet the overwhelming number of us (78%) do it every day.  Finally, in January of this year, I helped ...Read More »

15 More Eco-Friendly Savings Tips

{ Posted on Apr 07 2010 by Marcus Alston }
I already wrote about 7  eco-friendly saving tips. There are countless things you can do that will help the environment and save you money.  Here are 15 more eco-friendly saving tips that should save you money and help save the environment. If ...Read More »

My Top 7 Eco-Friendly Saving Tips

{ Posted on Mar 31 2010 by Marcus Alston }
A lot of these eco-friendly savings tips are pretty extreme, but if you can do 2 or 3 of them, you should realize some real savings and help the environment too.  If you do not find these very extreme then ...Read More »

My Top 9 Favorite Extreme Saving Methods

{ Posted on Mar 29 2010 by Marcus Alston }
A lot of these savings tips are pretty extreme, but if you can do 2 or 3 of them, you should realize some real savings.  If you do not find these very extreme then maybe you already have the “miser ...Read More »

6 Reasons Why am I Doing a Personal Finance Blog

{ Posted on Mar 27 2010 by Marcus Alston }
Saddled with debt from college and law school, I felt compelled to seek a high paying job at a prestigious law firm.  To some degree, this limited my opportunity to give back in the way that I had envisioned, which ...Read More »