Category Archives: Finances

The Book of Pointless will provide basic pointers on how to make smart financial decisions. Finances are a common source of stress for many individuals and families. People argue and worry about not having enough money, how to invest wisely, overspending, and numerous other financial issues. By providing these basic pointers, we hope we can help you reduce your stress and the negative effect it has on your heath, relationships, and psyche. After all, you can’t live your best life if you are constantly anxious and worrying about money!

When it comes to finances the Book of Pointless will mainly provide basic pointers only. But have no fear! We won’t leave you hanging when it comes to the big stuff, because occasionally we will direct you to other sites which provide more “in depth” financial guidance.


Over the past two years I have incurred a lot of medical bills, so I am low on cash a lot of the time. The mental burden of feeling helpless in the face of those bills made me constantly concerned about our finances. I found that curbing my spending, and only purchasing “essentials” made me feel less anxious about those bills, because I am doing […]

Low on cash? Cut and Slash (your spending)!!!


Posted on December 7, 2012 by

Ah the plight of the entitled. Those lovely people who believe they should get something for nothing either because they just need it, so the world must cough it up and give it to them no matter what the cost is to other people OR because they think they deserve it because of who they or their parents are.  The truth is, nobody owes you […]

You aren’t entitled to #$%*, so pay the piper


Posted on October 2, 2012 by

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Are you an outgoing and fun-loving person looking for ways to entertain yourself without breaking the bank?!!  Me too!!!!  How’s that for an overzealous intro?  So here’s the skinny, I enjoy going out but I don’t always have the cash to spend on entertainment.  I’m guessing that there are more than a few people in the world who face my predicament, so here are my […]

Entertainment on the Cheap


Posted on July 30, 2012 by

Sometimes people want to believe a purchase is an investment for one simple reason, they wanted to buy Item X, so they called Item X an investment as a justification for the purchase.  My point is, if you like something and want to buy it and you can afford it… then buy it.  But don’t fool yourself into believing that an item is an investment […]

Money 101: Spot the Investment


Posted on July 22, 2012 by