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Tile Floors are More Expensive Than You’d Think

By |March 11th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Life|

I have a whole week off work so I decided to tackle a new DIY project: laying tile in my master bathroom. I have already tiled my laundry room and it was pretty simple and cheap, so I was expecting a similar situation for my master bathroom. I was dead wrong. Here are a few things that have seriously increased

I’m Earning 2.2% Back on my Travel Rewards Credit Card

By |February 19th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|

A few months ago I got a very disappointing letter in the mail telling me that the rewards for my credit card were changing. A card that used to earn me as much as 2.5% on all purchases would now earn only 1% on most purchases. As someone who loves credit card rewards, that wasn't acceptable. After looking long and

Why You Shouldn’t Go to College

By |January 23rd, 2014|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

President Barack Obama has been in the news recently as he invited more than 100 college presidents to DC in an attempt to expand college access, especially to low income students. "More than ever a college degree is the surest path to a stable middle class life," Obama stated. I have a few problems with this. First, when did the

Welcome to the New Thousandaire

By |January 21st, 2014|Categories: Blog, Life|Tags: |

Now that I've been at this blogging thing for over 3.5 years, I have learned a thing or two about website design. It was painfully obvious that I needed to redesign Thousandaire, and I've finally done it. The changes are substantial and yet subtle at the same time. I actually made the change last week and haven't seen a single

Protect Your Teeth to Protect Your Wallet

By |January 13th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

Who knew Ultimate Frisbee could be a dangerous sport? I was playing Ultimate Frisbee about 10 days ago, which for those who haven't heard of it is like a combination of soccer and football, only played with a Frisbee. photo credit: CasparGirl I was out on the field having fun and playing defense, when a guy standing about

Should We Pay Teachers Like Babysitters?

By |January 7th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Economics / Politics|

At some point in your life you may have come across a little post about how if we would just pay teachers as if they were babysitters, they would be some of the highest earning professionals in the country. I've heard many teachers use this analysis as evidence that they aren't paid well enough. For those who haven't read it,