How Much of a Cheapskate Are You?

Are You a Cheapskate? I’ll be honest, I’m a tightwad. Mostly this is a necessity due to my always being broke. It may also be partly genetic. When I was a kid, I remember my dad getting into a fight with the owner of the laundromat over a quarter. Yes, a quarter. The laundromat guy […]

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Sarcasm & Scams, Part 2: The Robot Serves Frozen Yogurt and Money, Come and Get It!

As a follow-up to last week’s post about the ads I keep hearing for some real estate investing scam, I thought I’d bring you another can’t-miss-if-you-like-burning-money opportunity: The frozen yogurt robot franchise. If you still have any money after investing in “the PERFECT market for my real estate investing plan!” (and every market is the […]

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Who Actually Falls for Scams?

As I’m driving around shopping for crap to resell, I┬álike to listen to the radio. I keep hearing these ads for some sort of real estate scam, where people apparently pay a guy to, “teach YOU how to flip houses using other people’s money!” Yeah, because life works like that. And it ends with, “FAYETTEVILLE […]

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