Tag: review

Tello Try-Out Review: A Month With This No-Fee Cell Phone Provider

  This past month, our friends at Tello offered me the chance to test out their service for free along with one of their phones. After doing my initial overview of their offerings earlier this year – I thought it was a good idea to give it a fair shake. My current service is with Republic Wireless (which I …

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This Company Will Help You Pay Off Your Student Loans

I’ve mentioned here before that my wife and I have a large student loan debt that we are currently paying off. My wife incurred it after receiving a Masters of Social Work degree. While it is / was a noble career pursuit, it is not very high paying. And with my wife only working part-time due …

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Wix Website Builder Review

Over the summer, I was tasked with rebuilding my company’s website. I was excited about the opportunity: our current site is dated, cluttered, and a chore to navigate. Our online presence is in desperate need of a facelift. Unfortunately, I have no idea how to build a professional-looking website from scratch. Thankfully, there are many …

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Swappa Review – Buy and Sell Used Phones and Tablets

Several months ago, my wife’s iPhone slipped from her hands and hit the floor, screen-side down. You might say this affected the phone’s resale value. My wife was a trooper though. She used that phone for two more months, delicately placing it against her ear every time she answered a call and deliberately moving her …

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Ooma Mobile HD – Now Offers Free Mobile Calling

Spring is in the air with the trees in bloom, birds chirping, and the new grass just starting to emerge! Exciting isn’t it? It’s got me eager to save money and find new ways of saving our family money. On that money saving note, I just recently noticed that Ooma is again extending the value …

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Cinch Financial Review – An Unbiased Recommendation Service

I’m a big fan of simplicity. As a designer, I’m always looking for ways to strip away – and to get the cleanest, clearest message across in the most aesthetically pleasing way. So, I appreciate when I see this approach taken with other products / services. The folks at Cinch Financial (cinchfinancial.com) seem to be …

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Nest Thermostat Review – Can It Really Save You Money?

In 2011, I first heard of this neat gadget that would help my family save money on our heat and cooling bills. It promised to save my family about 30% on our monthly energy usage through auto-scheduling, auto-away and through learning your family’s tendencies. As soon as I saw the 30% savings, I immediately started …

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Groupon Coupons Review

Groupon made a name for itself with its deal-of-the-day discounted gift certificates. With Groupon Coupons, the company now has a more traditional way to save. Groupon Coupon is free to use: it has thousands of coupons from thousands of retailers, available to anyone with no upfront cost. But the name “Groupon Coupons” is a bit …

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