I quit drinking caffeinated beverages nearly six weeks ago. While caffeine was once a staple of my diet, it has become increasingly problematic for me, in that it was causing me to stay up until all hours of the night.
While I initially got a charge out of it, I was starting to feel increasingly rundown even with caffeine. Moreover, I was starting to get caffeine headaches even with caffeine in my system. And without caffeine? Forget about it.
So… After we got back from our Disney cruise, I decided to kick the habit once and for all. While it was a rough first week, it’s been great ever since. Unlike previous attempts to quit, I don’t miss it in the least. For whatever reason, water is suddenly just fine, thank you.
With that, here are some links to articles that caught my eye this week…
Â» Ideas For Your Income Tax Refund Or Stimulus Check
This is a timely collection of ideas for making the most of your tax windfall.
Â» Preparing Financial Information for the Less-Engaged Spouse
This is a topic that’s near and dear to my heart, and is actually one of my goals for 2008. I’ve made progress, but I’m nowhere near done.
Â» Should I Include Known Liabilities in My Net Worth?
This is an interesting question, and one which I’d never really thought about. I guess it stands to reason that you might want to include known (future) liabilities in your net worth calculations.
Â» Negotiate Once, Save Thousands Every Year
This is an interesting guest post from Get Rich Slowly. Good tips for getting the most out of any transaction.
Â» Flexible Spending Account Claims Strategies for Procrastinators
A nice list of tips if you’re staring at the “lose it” end of a “use-it-or-lose-it” FSA.
Â» Are You Willing to Sell Your Credit Score?
You can make a tidy little profit if you’re willing to lose a few points of your credit score. Is it worth it to you?