Improve your credit score

5 steps for improving your credit rating Close out your newest accounts so that you don’t lose your longer credit history. Close out accounts slowly over several months. Verify that all accounts you’ve closed are reported as “closed by consumer” for the best report. Even if creditors offer to raise credit limits, allow yourself only moderate credit limits. Keep your balances low and avoid revolving balances...

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Follow up exam

Okay folks I had to go BACK to the optometrist today because my contacts felt very dry and my vision was blurred. By the time 2 o’clock rolled around I felt like there was sand in my eyes. My contacts were sticking to my eyeballs and I could feel the edges of the lenses scraping against my eyelids. When I explained how I felt the doctor told me that the contacts they had given me were not for people with dry eyes! I said to...

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Eye check
Nov11

Eye check

I got my eyes checked today and (sob) my eyes have gotten worse. It is not much of a difference but it is still annoying. This means that not only did I have to spend money for an exam I also have to shell out more money for new contacts and or glasses. I did get the new green contacts to try out and I will do so later and maybe post a pic. Yes I said green ladies and gentlemen. I am still looking to try something new and I think I...

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Shiny Teeth

I got my teeth cleaned today for free at the school’s dental clinic. I also got them polished and they feel so smooth and they are so shiny……or maybe it is all in my head. In any case I: Don’t have cavities! Hurray!!!! Got complimented by the dentists on my good oral health. Got a free toothbrush. Got free dental floss and a handheld flosser! Got sealants put in Got free toothpaste. What does this have to do...

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10 ways to save money
Oct12

10 ways to save money

1. Pay your bills online with free bill pay. Most banks now offer free bill pay so if yours does then you save on a stamp. 2.Use those compact flurorescent bulbs. They DO save on energy and provide better lighting too! 3.Use a digital camera. This may sound strange (especially if you do not already own a digital camera) but it saves money. When you use your digital camera you can delete any shots you do not like and print only the...

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All the flowers are dying

I just read this fabulous book called ‘All The Flowers are Dying’ by Lawrence Block. This book is really good and I recommend that you read it. By the way…another way to save money is to read more. You can go to a public library and get books on MANY different topics. When you read you will have less time to watch tv or be on the computer. This equals less electricity used…which means you save more money. Read...

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