Monthly Archives: November 2013

OscarQuest #2

As an aside from my debt paydown diatribes, I’ll give a quick weekly review of the films I watched in the past week.  You can read about the start of OscarQuest and the parallels to my debt paydown at the … Continue reading

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Progress Report: November ’13

Day 216 | $16,087.54 paid | $55,988.04 to freedom Annual Milestone #1 met!  216 days ago I set the goal of paying down $5000 in principal of my student loans before the end of the year.  Now, one month before … Continue reading

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Freedom = Making the Most of My Jelly Beans

Have you seen this going around? You only have so few Jelly Beans – gotta make the most of them!  This gives me two questions: How can I make the most of my Jelly Beans while still paying down debt? … Continue reading

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Spending Report – October ’13: Success and Failure

It was a strange month in spending.  For each success, there was a failure.  Luckily, the successes were more prevalent and I came in $83 under budget.  However, I made a bit of a mistake in setting my budget to … Continue reading

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OscarQuest #1

As an aside from my debt paydown diatribes, I’ll give a quick weekly review of the films I watched in the past week.  You can read about the start of OscarQuest and the parallels to my debt paydown at the … Continue reading

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I Have Seen Every Oscar Nominated Film Ever Made

Is something I’ll be able to say by next Christmas, if I can pull off my new and extreme goal in the realm of frugal entertainment. 🙂 Since college I have had an ambitious goal of watching every film in … Continue reading

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Gas Under $3 per Gallon!

Well, technically true! You can bet I filled up yesterday when I saw this.  I literally cannot remember the last time I bought gas for less than $3 a gallon!  Thanks Kroger! Related articles Gas slips below $3 a gallon … Continue reading

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