Monthly Archives: January 2012

Please Sir, I Want Some More

Some half dozen years ago I spent the better part of a day volunteering at a local soup kitchen/food pantry on the weekend before Thanksgiving.  There’s something about the holiday season that heightens my desire to care for strangers and this was … Continue reading

Posted in compassion, Food, Hunger, poverty, recession, Uncategorized | 37 Comments

Money Management Part 2: Pinching Pennies

The following are a few examples of how we manage on our meager income, plus tips from other websites and sources on ways to save money and live frugally.  Everybody has some fixed expenses – fixed however doesn’t always mean … Continue reading

Posted in blogging, economy, frugal living, monetizing blog, money, recession | 26 Comments

Money Management – Part 1: The Big Picture

When you have a small and sporadic income, budgeting isn’t easy.  To be honest, even when I was employed fulltime I was never the poster child for budgeting.  You know how we’re told by all the personal finance gurus that … Continue reading

Posted in economy, frugal living, job search, money, poverty, recession, unemployment | 5 Comments