So what are you spending your economic stimulus check on??

There were definitely some high-level negotiations in the Fletcher household this week. My wife and I were discussing the economic stimulus act of 2008, or, more specifically, what we were going to spend our checks on. We’re getting $600 each, but had very different viewpoints. My wife wants to do something smart (yet boring), like pay bills, or… Read More »

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Dangerous Equipment

It’s a story as old as time itself… One day, some guy in his garage came up with “the ultimate destroying machine.” A couple weeks later, his neighbor came up with “the ultimate destroyer of the ultimate destroying machine.” Modern weapons – and the weapons that destroy those weapons – are only gonna get harder, faster, stronger, quieter… Read More »

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Looking to save a few bucks? Finance used equipment instead of new

Driving down the road the other day, I saw some fuel prices that were well over $4 per gallon. Ok, it was diesel, but even the high-test gasoline was close to $3.80, and regular unleaded was $3.60. And from all indications, it’s going higher (this means we probably won’t be driving out to my mother-in-laws as often, what… Read More »

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14 Questions Anyone Leasing a Car Should Ask

Welcome to the wonderful world of care-free car non-ownership… or so they say. Leasing a car isn’t exactly the piece of cake all those ads would have you believe. Lease agreements can vary greatly from company to company – so it is especially important to both understand the agreements and, of course, shop around for what you need.… Read More »

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Banks Trashed Your Credit and Spamming You? Well, You Asked For It.

If you watch TV at all, you’ve probably seen the numerous commercials claiming to let banks and lending companies “compete” to give you the lowest possible rate. You may have also seen online banner ads proclaiming they can get you a mortgage (or refinance) with unreal low monthly payments. Whether they are online or on TV, these ads,… Read More »

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