07 Mar 2010

Reading for Fun: Not Just for Dorks Anymore

If there is one thing I learned from my days of watching Levar Burton blow my little mind with the wonderful world of books, is that reading is spelled F-U-N. Twenty years of required reading and book reports undid some of his teachings, but in my current hardcore Broke-Ass state

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 0
23 Jan 2010

A Wine Filled Upstate Escape

When I got married, my husband and I celebrated our union with a honeymoon trip to Italy. I made sure our voyage included many clichéd romantic moments’candlelight dinners, wine tours and er’um’an audience with the Pope.   In an effort to relive those magical moments, my husband and I happened upon

Christine Witmer - Sparing Stringer 0
18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
29 Dec 2009

See Ya in Hell, 2000’s!

So the ’00’s sucked, huh?  Aside from a few nice things that happened in my personal life and probably yours too, I (and apparently a lot of economists and sociologists) think it’s safe to say that this decade was pretty much the worst in living memory.  Instead of the fire

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21 Nov 2009

Slow and Steady Wins the Dance Contest

Are you slow? I’m not talking in terms of intelligence or wit (you know you’re the funniest, smartest, lady/dood in the Mississippi), but actual, physical speed. Were you always the slow one in gym class? Does the idea of running, jogging, or moving at a velocity much faster than that

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 0
06 Oct 2009

Broke Ass Financial Coaching: Overdrafts and Other Bank BS pt. 1

“Should I set up bill pay, automatically? How can I set it up and avoid overdraft charges?” – Joe

That depends. First of all, are you on top of balancing your checkbook? Have you had any overdraft charges this year? If you have overdrafts, I would not set up any automatic payments for bills until you get organized. So here is some crazy info that is just about guaranteed to rile you up and get you crackin’ on some cool financial projects. That is not an oxymoron by the way. Here are some tips on getting organized, protecting your money, and paying your bills. It is a lot sexier than it may seem…

Betsy Crouch - Coach $izzle 2
19 Jul 2009

FREE: Dirty Projectors at Williamsburg Waterfront

I feel really mad at myself because I just woke up and its a beautiful day and I wasted the morning part but sometimes a lady’s gotta sleep in. Anyway all I wanna do now is get showered, get dressed and hit brunch and enjoy the day which is what

BAS Writers 1
06 Jul 2009

The Final Frontier: Moonday @ MUG

I trust that everyone had a patriotic, barbecue and beer filled 4th of July complete with fireworks, the smell of charcoal and the crack of fireworks bursting bright against the sky.

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