Category Archives: Money Tips

Local & Worldwide Thrifting Resources

  Local and worldwide thrifting resources: Freecycle is a grassroots world wide organization that helps people exchange used items at no cost. You can locate a group in your community and join, then participate by offering items or find items you can … Continue reading

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Efficiency Rules: Quick Holiday Shopping Tips

Okay, so you’ve had 11 months to plan for it– but doesn’t Christmas just seem to sneak up on everyone?  Who is ever ready? Here are a few quick tips to be ready for any gift-giving event! Makes Lists & … Continue reading

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Battling Zombie Debt… Tips & Warnings

Another post on collections… but I really feel these zombie collection practices deserve one more short post.  Here are a couple of tips and final warnings to help deal with these agencies trying to collect on super-old debts. Understand your … Continue reading

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The Art of Battling Zombie Debt

Collecting legacy debts – even debt you may not be legally responsible for – is becoming a highly profitable venture. Companies purchase these “junk debts” for pennies on the dollar and then go after the people they think are most likely to pony up.  A phone … Continue reading

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