Sunday’s NY Times had a funny Op-Art piece that parodies the iPhone ads about which apps save you money (some are free, others cost $.99 to $30 to download). You may recall I gushed about these ads, which have been running on back page of the NY Times’ front section. The Op-Art piece reads: “iPanic: helping you deal with the loss of your life savings,
This is an excerpt of a blog post I wrote about my future as a journalist in the Internet age. It was published today on the new media website Journalism 2.0. Four months ago I gave up my job as a reporter, blogger and columnist at a mid-size newspaper to launch my own personal finance blog. I knew in my gut that this career path, though uncertain, held more promise. http://www.bargainbabe.com
Later this afternoon my producer Erin and I are setting out to find – and film – a Lincoln Lunch in Los Angeles. What’s a Lincoln Lunch? A $5 meal named after the dead President that graces the fiver. I strongly believe that it is possible to find a tasty Lincoln Lunch in any city and someday I hope to test this claim!
A few weeks ago my friend started a recession garden to calm her fears about the recession. If she got laid off and couldn’t find a job, at least she had food. Now “sprouties” are appearing in her tiny patch of dirt and she is ecstatic. If you are interested in gardening and/or coping with economic stress, I highly recommend reading her story, which you can find a link to at http://www.bargainbabe.com