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Saving Money By Planning Ahead

In my local town, most of the stores have set sales days. The closest grocery store has sales every Tuesday and Sunday. If you shop Sunday, you also get a coupon for 5% off valid on Tuesday. Now a lot of people tend not too worry about such small savings. But over...

Getting What You Want by Being Difficult

In general I try to make things as simple as possible. If I am purchasing something, I want the transaction to go as smoothly and quickly as possible. That way both myself and the other party gets the best value. However, there are times when being politely difficult...

Saving Money by Getting a Better Deal

After giving up my life in Tokyo and moving to the tropical island of Miyakojima, I have had a whole new household of items. Since I may be planning to move again after a year, Keeping everything to a minimum budget has been the main goal. Below are two of the methods...

Wealth and Riches part 2

In part one I talked about measuring wealth in time and freedom. In part two I will be discussing 5 ways to get started. As a quick note, I would like to mention I wrote this post on my itouch while commuting on the Tokyo metro. 1. Assess your bills and eliminate...