They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch — but with grocery cash back apps like Fetch and Ibotta, you can at least get a discount! I’ve been using Fetch for a couple years; awhile back, I tried Ibotta but didn’t love it. Recently, I tried it again and it’s going a lot… Continue reading Fetch vs. Ibotta: Which Grocery Cash Back App is Better?
Editor’s Note: Matt Bacon is a music journalist, marketing guru, and the founder of Dropout Media, a full service management and label services company. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter to learn music industry social media strategies and more. Read below as he pulls back the curtain on a certain sci-fi TV obsession…. I’m writing this… Continue reading NERD TALK with Matt Bacon, Diehard Trekkie
Welcome to the final blog segment of Money Hacks for Metalheads and Old Millennials. Here’s where we pull back the curtain on what The Rich are really doing to get ahead of the rest of us…. Well, we’ll kinda pull back the curtain — I’m an elementary school librarian, not a financial advisor. (This is… Continue reading Money Hacks for Metalheads and Old Millennials: Investing for Retirement and More
San Diego instrumental metal duo Fermentor is about the release their fourth album, Continuance. Cousins Dylan and Wally have been making music together in Fermentor since 2008, as well as playing together in the thrash band Beekeeper. With many bands, a read through the lyrics will reveal nonmusical creative influences — but in the case… Continue reading Nerd Talk with FERMENTOR
Every year around the holiday season, we enjoy sharing local or non-corporate gift ideas — whether the gifts are tried and true, homemade, or quirky, it’s an Alternative Control tradition to #unoccupythemall! Read on for some suggestions from the Headbanging Hostess… The Village Farm – 682 Kent Road (Rt. 7), Gaylordsville, CT This past spring… Continue reading #UnoccupyTheMall with The Village Farm and Steep Endurance
A few thoughts I’ve had while writing these money columns (and forever): The System is not designed for us to beat. The regular people are like the naive Gelflings in Netflix’s Dark Crystal prequel series, going about our lives in ignorance of what’s really happening inside the castle. The corporations, the mortgage company, the car dealership,… Continue reading Money Hacks for Metalheads and Old Millennials: The Skeksis are Scamming Us, and Other Thoughts
Greetings friends, this is Autumn Ni Dubhghaill from Forever Autumn. I have been asked to contribute my favourite video game, book, and movie to Alternative Control’s “nerd talk.” It’s a great idea and I jumped at the chance though now I find myself at odds. How can one choose one favourite for any of the above… Continue reading NERD TALK with FOREVER AUTUMN