Putting the Stereotypical Notion of a Tightwad on its Tush

Category Archives: Stress

I’m Too Busy To Clean My House

If you’re of a certain age – like me – then you not only┬áremember Monica from “Friends,” but you also likely remember every episode, every line. And you also probably remember that whenever Monica got stressed out, she’d start to clean house. Scrubbing windows, mopping floors, rearranging her cabinets: this girl was like Rosie the… Continue Reading

Yakezie Swap: What would you do if you were homeless?

Image via Wikipedia This is a blog swap chain letter organized through the Yakezie network. There are 4 stops. Check out my post “A Homeless Plan to Guard Against Hopeless” at the next stop! The following is a blog-swap guest post by CT, who formerly co-created Broke Professionals and now blogs about his freelance business and blogging at FreelancePF.com;… Continue Reading

“Do Not Go Gently”

Things have been very stressful in the tightwad house. Between health, my folks foreclosure/bankruptcy and work, all I wanted to do was shove my head under the blankets. That’s exactly what I did. The universe is not an easy place, but sometimes I think it’s harder because I’m always fighting windmills. My refusal to go… Continue Reading