Here’s my good-bad news: My husband got a raise. 50 whole cents more per hour. I am finally easing back into work at home mode. The summer and our hectic move made working… Continue reading
All the people who told me that I needed to go to Aldi’s if I really needed to save money on food will be relieved to know that we got a car a… Continue reading
Like… food stamp and austerity challenges to see what it’s like to be poor instead of just listening to poor people tell it like it is.
× Instead of helping people in poverty, The World Bank has displaced 3.4 million people and widened economic inequality. × Thank God for Peanut Butter and Jelly Day – Marian Wright Edelman weighs in on… Continue reading
How I Save on Groceries (without Coupons) – Letters from Sunnybrook. This is a great rundown of how to cut your budget without coupons. One of the common things I see people holler… Continue reading
If I go right now to Facebook and post an article about raising the minimum wage that points out why it’s impossible to live on current minimum wage, I could fill this Bingo… Continue reading
In my drafts, I have a long and still unfinished piece devoted to the pros and cons of people taking food stamp challenges. I’ve touched on key points here before but the subject… Continue reading
The way we tip reflects our prejudices, argues Freakonomics’ Stephen Dubner. Here’s what he told Brian Lehrer: “The data show very clearly that African Americans receive less in tips than whites, and so there is a legal argument… Continue reading