Preparation meets Opportunity

When Preparation Meets Opportunity

Last year I wrote about Luck, and how all of us are extremely lucky based on the time and place we live in and the modern conveniences that we have.  I strongly believe that the true definition of luck is when preparation meets opportunity.  For the most part we make …

Great Value LED Light Bulb

More Inexpensive LED Bulbs

Last Spring I wrote about how I found a KILLER deal on LED bulbs at Wal-Mart.  At the time I was buying bulbs for under a buck and was able to replace virtually all of the lighting in my home with LED bulbs.  Those good ol’ days are gone and …

Gates Foundation Big Bet

The 15 Year Big Bet

In the new 2015 Gates Letter, Bill Gates outlines his goals for the World over the next 15 years, while looking back at the success of the last 15 years of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.  The overall goal is to improve the lives of people who live in poor …

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Challenge Everything: Saving $60 on Cable

Several months ago J$ over at Budgets Are Sexy started his “Challenge Everything” campaign to save money. By putting everything on the table and doing some leg work, he has now saved himself over $2,000 in realized savings in 4 months.  One of the ways he did this was by …