Archive for December, 2010

Don’t Trust that Text… You Might Get “Smished”

The newest ruse called “smishing” is a variation of phishing where cyber thugs use SMS text messaging to target mobile banking customers.  Several articles suggest that we are in the View More...
 

Financial Dieting: The Restaurant Challenge

And the gauntlet has been thrown… If you remember my entry back in November, I had a personal revelation regarding how much I spend on eating out each month (I’ve cleverly View More...
 

Cheap, Easy Meals 101: Ramen Noodle Ins and Outs (Chapter 6)

Why not put a twist on your 7 layer holiday salad this season?  Monotony can be boring, add a little Ramen, and it can be fun!  Here’s what you’ll need: View More...
 

Credit Snowball

It’s the season for cold weather and snowballs.  Those lovely white flakes reminded me of a great tip for getting out of debt in a timelier manner; The Snowball Plan. View More...
 

Not Your Average Secret Santa: Unique and Budget-Friendly Gift Pairings

I enjoy doing creative pairings for Christmas gifts. My favorite thing to do is pick a quirky kitchen item and provide the ingredients to utilize it. Gifts like these are View More...