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by nbeaver
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: How long were you with frugal living?
Replies: 79
Views: 13484

Re: How long were you with frugal living?

I was around for the very end of the Mining Company and I remember the big smash, though I didn't post much (still don't) and wasn't really involved in it.
by nbeaver
Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Life Insurance
Replies: 16
Views: 1891

Re: Life Insurance

Ojodi, I agree with colonialgirl: you want term life. Frankly, I think everyone should get term life. Whole life is MUCH more expensive. Insurance salesmen will tell you that's because it is an investment. But you want insurance, not an investment. If you do want to invest some money, whole life ins...
by nbeaver
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Few things are better then ~~~~~~~~~~~~
Replies: 23
Views: 2802

Re: Few things are better then ~~~~~~~~~~~~

A cup of hot tea when snow is falling.
Hot, buttered popcorn while watching a movie with DH.
My little granddaughter reaching out her arms for me.
The dinner table with all the kids around it.
by nbeaver
Tue Mar 05, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: new packaging
Replies: 20
Views: 2657

Re: new packaging

I'm curious, Penny, about why you see the last three as negative. I would see those as positive changes. Ojodi, I agree about the difficulty of getting those hard plastic packages open!
by nbeaver
Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Compare electric vs. gas powered equipment
Replies: 13
Views: 2517

Re: Compare electric vs. gas powered equipment

Good for you for asking the question. It may be difficult to determine which is cheaper, and there are certainly other factors that might make you choose the more expensive option, but we should all be willing to think through our choices every so often.
by nbeaver
Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Buying Dollar store food - I can do it!
Replies: 43
Views: 6122

Re: Buying Dollar store food - I can do it!

My local Dollar General, located in a small town of about 600, is clean, nice, has the friendliest checkers anywhere, and does carry some fresh produce. I do some shopping there but most of my shopping at Aldi's and Walmart because both are close to my work--but both are about 15 miles away. The pri...