Aldi combines with Instacart

 

Last weekend I had a super busy Friday- I had meetings until 6PM, then I had to fetch groceries so I could feed my family and my sister’s family- who was staying over for the weekend.

Enter Instacart.  A few weeks back, I saw the poster above at the local Aldi and made a mental note (actually an Evernote) to try it out next time I was ready for an Aldi run.  Our Aldi is about 5 miles away from our house, so we only hit it once a month when we are in that area of town – But the trip is worth it every time.  Aldi has prices that beat Costco on many items.

So Friday was the day.  Test drive the combination of the savings of Aldi with the convenience of Instacart – a perfect match.

Or was it?
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I’ve been posting recently about the Gubmints Family TV Cord-Cutting experience.  So far the results have been mostly positive.  There’s a few things we may be missing, but we’re not missing it enough to cough up $1,000+ per year for a Satellite or Cable TV box rental.

From my original cord-cutting post, one of the ‘gap fillers’ I planned to subscribe to was CBS College Sports Live.  The plan was to do this during College Football season so I could catch Navy home football games. Continue reading

Take Charge of your Inbox

Take Charge of your InboxRecently some bozo hacked the Gubmints.com blog and tricked the 800-lb-gorilla of online searches to think that GubMints is just a euphemism for selling boner pills.  It was tricking the search engines to link to content providers who sell stuff that rhymes with ‘Niagra’.

Here’s what I learned, and here’s how to prevent your WordPress (.org) blog from getting hacked like mine did.  This is NOT what I expected to be wasting spending my time on when I decided to host a personal finance blog.

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