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  1. General Chat
    My DH is heading out of town for business this afternoon and won't be returning till Friday. So I'm hosting a party thread: If you could plan your own party, what would you throw yourself? Budget: Virtual Cost is no object :) Guests: Frugal Villagers Plan for theme, food, drinks...
  2. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Can you explain this? Did you know that a 4 year student paying $20,000/year who finances their education graduates with over $103,000 in debt to start? But a student who works and pays cash and takes 6 years to graduate ends with $6,300 in their pocket! So much for "getting a head start by...
  3. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    A recent thread about a mother destroying a credit card offer sent to her 18 yr old child got me thinking, and I wanted to share a cautionary tale to all the parents out there who are sheltering their children from choices that sooner, or later, they will have to face. The cautionary tale is...
  4. General Chat
    why do you say to sell the car?? just being curious. thanks
  5. Coupons
    I forgot to hand in a free sample coupon yesterday and noted that an item was on sale for $1.00 off, sale ends 26 June. Regular price is $2.50. We went back to the store thinking to use the free coupon for another item and I noticed that the coupon expires 31 July. The item is uncooked turkey...
  6. General Chat
    ok listen up people. Greebo's doctor called and is worried about his blood pressure and after viewing this video, I can understand. So PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE, DO NOT TAKE ON MORE DEBT! :gaah: See how upset Greebo gets when you do? this is a joke btw...:D
  7. Financial hardship
    I've been lurking for a very long time, and the recent thread on bankruptcy sparked me to finally register to speak up. First, I want to give Berry a big hug. I know you have been through so much in the last year, and the important thing is that you have made it through the storm. I wanted...
  8. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    In this case, it was a screw up to the tune of $105 in overdraft fees. Yep - I told myself on Tuesday - remember to move some sinking fund money into checking from savings... Guess what I didn't do? So bam, bam bam - three overdrafts - $35.00 each. And we had over $3,000 in our savings...
  9. DIY
    Here it is! The shed is 5'x10'. We had started the work a couple of weeks back, but halted in order to attend to the fence which was starting to bulge/fall into the neighbors yard (stupid raised garden bed). We ended up hiring a landscaper to fix the fence and lay down the gravel and 6x6...
  10. General Chat
    Ok I just had to post this.. and maybe I am seeing this wrong... I went to the bank to redo my home loan for a lower interest rate and to get some extra cash to pay off a bill hubby had. Its a big bill made my eyes pop right out of my head.. and then i almost ripped his out!!! Anyway .. I need...
  11. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I need you math geniuses to help me out with a quandary. See this thread please Debating a mortgage refi with cash out - Frugal Village Forums
  12. Creative Cooking
    I have a question. Are you guys still following the South Beach diet and if so, what are your favorite, easy to grab or make snacks that falls under the plan? Especially phase 1 snacks. Just looking for some additions to my menu. TIA I lost a significant amount of weight eating this way...
  13. General Chat
    Muhahaha. *evil laugh*
  14. General Chat
    I have this mental picture of you...kinda tall (over 6 feet), blond hair, and cool looking glasses. And for a career I'm thinking you are either a high school math teacher or a carpenter. Am I anywhere close?
  15. General Chat
    Beware of the cat!
  16. General Chat
    You have been immortalized as a smiley!! :greebo: ROFLOL!
  17. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
  18. Dave Ramsey
    I have been hearing on the DR show that he wants to hear from people who either are or was a reluctant spouse. I immediately thought of y'all! I am sure you have heard him request the emails, so, are you gonna do it? You HAVE to, you are exactly what he is looking for, non-believer to DR evil...
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