Sunday, August 19, 2018

Should you switch to Fidelity’s zero-cost funds? | The Seattle Times

Should you switch to Fidelity’s zero-cost funds? | The Seattle Times: Fidelity’s recent announcement that it was creating mutual funds with a zero-percent expense ratio sounds like a free lunch.

While some people would tell you there is no such thing, others would suggest you take a bite for yourself to see if you like the taste.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

What I Spent, What We Ate | $100.89 - The Frugal Girl

What I Spent, What We Ate | $100.89 - The Frugal Girl: I didn’t spend much on groceries this week, actually. �Even when adding in our road trip snacks and Monday’s Chick Fil A trip (see below), I’m only at $100.89.

Friday, August 17, 2018

That Time I Went To See A Psychic Healer | Frugal Frolicker

That Time I Went To See A Psychic Healer | Frugal Frolicker: This isn’t a post I ever imagined I’d be publishing on my travel blog.

This isn’t something I ever thought I’d actually do in my life.

Five Frugal Things

Five Frugal Things: I’ve been forcing myself to buy our groceries from Winco, even though it’s not as convenient as the Fred Meyer (Kroger) that’s a few blocks from the house. Their food is significantly less expensive, but . . . it’s a major�schlep from the house. However, I end up doing a more organized trip which saves me from shopping on an almost daily basis. Plus, their bulk food section is beyond amazing!

Monday, August 13, 2018

How Amazon’s internal healthcare clinics could save money and make its employees healthier – GeekWire

How Amazon’s internal healthcare clinics could save money and make its employees healthier – GeekWire: Amazon has disrupted everything from bookstores to internet infrastructure — and made a lot of money along the way. But now the company is taking aim at a particularly thorny problem: healthcare. Its latest endeavor is a plan for in-house healthcare clinics, which will reportedly be piloted at its headquarters in Seattle. And this plan could save the company a lot of money.

“Frankly, the bar is really low,” said Ryan Schmid,�CEO of Vera Whole Health, which operates corporate clinics for companies across the country. Innovation in primary care, the average doctor’s visit, is becoming a huge focus of bringing down costs, Schmid said.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Industrial real estate leaders not yet alarmed by trade war rhetoric - Logistics Management

Industrial real estate leaders not yet alarmed by trade war rhetoric - Logistics Management: A recent study conducted by the industrial real estate firm CBRE, notes that the new tariffs targeted at high-tech Chinese goods–such as industrial robots, radio transmitters, aircraft parts, computer hardware and electric cars–and is designed to put economic pressure on Beijing’s “Made in China 2025” program.�

Thursday, August 9, 2018

The Frugal Handmade Home: Family photo's and vintage puddings

The Frugal Handmade Home: Family photo's and vintage puddings: 'm going to be a proud showing off mum type for a moment and show you all how beautiful the children look in our first full family photo!�
Rest assured someone was in prime baby catching posistion for Baby W! Thankfully they were not needed.

Suntrust Bank survey: Top reasons Americans save money�

Suntrust Bank survey: Top reasons Americans save money�: When it comes to saving money, seeing the world is the No. 1 priority for Americans, according to a new survey.

SunTrust Banks recently revealed that 45 percent of Americans save their money for travel, surpassing saving money for emergency savings, retirement, buying a house and buying a car/truck/motorcycle.

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Money Diaries Interview With 5 Sets Of Twins

Money Diaries Interview With 5 Sets Of Twins: Ahead of National Twins Day, Money Diaries did twin week, where we published five sets of diaries from twins around the country.
We read about a pair of twins bonded by the power of eyelash glue despite their geographical distance, a set of twins both watching The Handmaid's Tale at the same time without realizing it, and a pair of twins who both really love Taco Tuesday.

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Back to school 2018: How to earn cash back, save money and time

Back to school 2018: How to earn cash back, save money and time: The kids' back-to-school list is long and your patience is running short.

You want to save money but is it really worth the�effort?

I’m here to show you it is and how to save time and money.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

D.C. Couple Killed In Tajikistan Attack Were Biking Around The World Together | netnebraska.org

D.C. Couple Killed In Tajikistan Attack Were Biking Around The World Together | netnebraska.org: The two American bicyclists killed in an attack in Tajikistan on Sunday were a couple from Washington, D.C., who quit their jobs to bike around the globe.

The couple, Jay Austin and Lauren Geoghegan, both 29, had been on the road for just over a year.

On their blog, they described the kindness and generosity of strangers around the world as they biked through Africa, Europe and central Asia.

There were hard days, setbacks and acts of cruelty, too — strangers who tried to run them off the road, or push them off their bikes.