Check, Please!

Keeping more dollars in your pocket can be boiled down to following the wise adage of the great philosopher Ice Cube. “Check yourself, before you wreck yourself,” he wisely quipped (maybe in a slightly different vernacular). Although he wasn’t giving a seminar on money management at the time, I’ve found the word ‘check’ to be …

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How to Grow Pounds of Food in a Tiny Garden

Gardening in constricted spaces like apartment balconies and small yards can prove to be a futile exercise if you want maximum from your crops. Not many people know that small space gardening can actually yield a whole lot of produce if you plant the right crop, handle them well and take proper care. You can …

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The Best Way I’ve Found to Get Cheap Flights

I’m not much of a plane person. In fact, if given a choice to travel via car or plane, I’m going to choose the car any day of the week. Plus, you get to see more of the country! That, and I’m not one for flying in a tight cylinder 30,000 feet above the earth. …

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How to Save Money On Keurig Coffee

Several Christmas’s ago, my in-laws got our family this neat coffee machine. I’d never heard of it before, but from the look of it, it was a single cup coffee maker. It was called a Keurig Coffee machine. It was such a sweet design, and promised to satisfy my addiction to caffeine one cup at …

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Saving Money With Home Warranty Services – True or False?

The following is a collaborative post – written by Mike Jones. It’s the financial sucker punch that lifelong renters turned homeowners never see coming – maintenance. Especially in preowned homes, these expenses can empty your checking account in a flash. Don’t believe us? Just look at what re-wiring your house can cost you. If you …

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Apps That Search for Coupons While You Shop Online

One of the more frustrating things I find while shopping online is when it comes time to checkout, I discover the store accepts coupon codes and I don’t have any. It almost feels like I’m throwing money away because I know there is a coupon code out there (somewhere) that I could use. I then …

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Beware of Drip Pricing When Shopping Online

The other day I helped my mother-in-law reserve a rental car for several days using Avis.com. As we moved through the check-out process of finding a suitable vehicle and then comparing pricing to others, I noticed an interesting phenomenon. The first prices were something I thought to be fairly reasonable and then – when we …

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