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Having a Bad Day? Watch This. His is Worse.

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In case you might be feeling like today isn’t going your way, imagine the surprise this F-14 pilot felt as he was accidentally ejected from his perfectly good F-14 leaving the RIO in the aircraft all by himself. Oops. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook Need More Help? Read More »

It’s Strange to Read the News and Find Yourself In It.

Steve Rhode part of MSN Money Story

So here I am just making my rounds of the mornings news stories and reading the article by Teresa Mears on MSN titled Fraud and deceit in debt settlement and what do I see in the article? It’s a jolt when you are reading through and see your own name in the story. Glad I could help and thanks for ... Read More »

Do You Love Snickers? Make Your Own and Save Big Bucks

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I found this tutorial on how to make your own Snickers bars at home for a whole lot less than it costs to buy them. If you have a Snickers addiction and you are on a budget, you will love the instructions below. I think I’ll have to try making these really soon. Just writing about this makes me Jones ... Read More »

Unique Payday Loan Home Page Graphic

Fast Cash Payday Loans

We all know how trustworthy the payday loan industry has been over the years. Here is a screen shot of the home page of one payday lender. I wonder how much business they get with the no bullshit graphic. Made me laugh. Click graphic for larger view. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook Need More Help? Read More »

Butterfinger Defense League Video – Hilarious

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For those in my age group I this Butterfinger Defense League video which is sure to go viral is hilarious. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook Need More Help? Read More »

Video Montage of All The Incompetent “As Seen on TV” Ads. Funny!

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We’ve all seen them, those “As Seen on TV” ads that promise magical relief for the common problems we face every day. Well here is a hilarious montage of those commercial moments that makes it all seem just so ridiculous. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook Need More Help? Read More »

Shallow Thoughts for Today

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This was sent to me by my cousin. I thought you might find some of the items on the list pretty funny. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook Need More Help? Nothing ticks you off more than that moment during an argument when you realize you’re wrong. I totally take back all those times I didn’t want ... Read More »

New Addition to the Debt Garden 2010 – Potato Grow Bags

Potato Sacks

We, read that Pam, got our potatoes planted yesterday in our garden. This year we are using these Potato Planter Bags to plant the potatoes in. Last year we planted them in the beds themselves but the potato plants took up way too much space. The bags are made of a slightly porous felt like material that allows water to ... Read More »

It’s True, My iPhone Helps Me Save Money

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Apple just came out with the new commercial below that really struck me that it’s exactly how I use my iPhone. Before I had my now fairly well worn iPhone I wrote if it was a debt worth having and after two years of the iPhone in my pocket I’d have to say it is. The application shown in the ... Read More »

The iPad. So Simply a Two Year Old Can Operate. Literally.


So I got my iPad on the day they came out. I’d classify myself as a recovering early adopter. I used to be out on the bleeding edge of technology and subsequently moved back to the leading edge. Now I’ve taken one step further back from the edge but when it came to the iPad I saw it as a ... Read More »

Pollen Week in North Carolina

North Carolina Pollen on Truck

Every year in North Carolina, at the start of Mother nature’s awakening from a cold winter the pollen comes out in force. It’s only been bad for a few days but take a look at the truck I saw below. And for your information, the pickup truck is black, or at least it was before all the yellow pollen landed ... Read More »

Debt Garden 2010 Planted – Pic

Debt Garden 2010

Last year we went way overboard with our deck garden. Excitement lead to over planting way too much stuff. And we also learned that not every veg needs to be started from scratch. So yesterday we made a trip to Home Depot and picked up our Bonnie vegetable plants for the garden this year. Click on image for a larger ... Read More »

I Hate Expensive HDMI Cables

Expensive HDMI Cables

One of the few things in life that really bugs the crap out of me is how much places like Best Buy charge for HDMI cables. These days HDMI cables are promoted as the best way to connect video devices but why are the so damn expensive? Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook Need More Help? Read More »

Want to Know Who Is Buying Loads of Shoes?


Here is a very interesting infographic from the folks over at Permuto. I’d have to say I do own over ten pairs of shoes but that’s not because I shop for shoes a lot, I just never throw them out. Just last weekend I was out in the backyard working in a pair of sneakers that must be at least ... Read More »

Dental Visit and Smashwords

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Well I have to get a crown on a tooth this morning. Oh joy. I’ve been dreading it. Not only is the crown expensive, but painful as well. If it could only be cheap and painful or expensive and painless. Best yet, cheap and painless. That would be a winner. Yesterday I discovered a new service that will allow me ... Read More »

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