Hello to all my Frugal Friends!
Can't speak for anyone else, but I'm excited about this new year.
It's not that I'm all that optimistic about the economy in the next year. Economists are predicting GNP growth of about 2.5 to 3%. Hardly a booming recovery. Just about enough to keep us where we are today.
And, the worldwide debt bubble isn't really shrinking. At least not in any significant way. That'll take decades to deflate. Even under the best of circumstances.
Guess maybe it's just that (like most people) I like 'new' things. We've recently gotten a 'new look' for our website . I'm working to bring some other new things to our community. For instance we'll be doing a variety of contests and give-aways in the future. Just finished one for a Kindle Fire last month.
And, we'll be co-hosting a TweetChat with our friends at Bankrate and Cambridge on 1/18. It'll be the first of a monthly series that looks really promising. Plus, I've taken the first steps towards doing some videos for you (no promise on when the first will be available!).
So I guess that perhaps the thought of what some of these new things could become is what has me excited for the future. Sure, there will be plenty of challenges. But, there will always be opportunities, too!
Keep on Stretching those Dollars!