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Go Gingham: Green and frugal gifts

With wedding season approaching and brides everywhere diligently planning their weddings, I wanted to share with you three simple, tasteful wedding gift ideas. These gifts are frugal, green, and never […]

Go Gingham: Money and Budgeting

April is the official National Financial Literacy Month. One money-managing attitude that has really helped me over the years is this: Money is money is money. It all spends the […]

Credit Score 101

If you’ve ever had any interest in understanding how your credit score is determined, this video is for you.  My brother, Peter Werner, an attorney for a credit union in […]

Go Gingham Paper Clip - Take Note

The 10 Golden Rules of Saving on Everything | Money Talks News. This is a worthwhile read.  It’s not everyday that I come across an article on the web that […]

Thrift is the New Black

New-rules-of-finance-thrift-is-the-new-black: Personal Finance News from Yahoo! Finance Just a little confirmation of what I’ve always believed.  I love it when I’m on the cutting edge – of anything!  Quick read […]

WordPress Resource Books

If you’re thinking about setting your own website or blog, I suggest you check out WordPress.  I love WordPress.  WordPress is free web software that can be used for your […]

Go Gingham: Funeral no parking sign

See this little, sad, pathetic sign?  I found this in a dumpster and reluctantly brought it home.  The truth is, I had no idea how I would re-purpose it.  As […]

Cable bill chart

Comcast hikes rates for Oregon cable TV, Internet access | OregonLive.com. This article was in our paper Monday and is about how cable bills are going up AGAIN. At our […]