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Don’t Forget Your Birthday Bonuses

Since it only comes around just once a year, don’t forget to take full advantage of all the gifts and birthday bonuses that you might receive from your favorite restaurants and businesses. Having recently celebrated a birthday, I wanted to

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50% Off Backpacks + Bags (Today Only)

I know, I know. It’s hard to start thinking about it – but school is creeping up on us. I always dreaded seeing those “back-to-school” sales on TV in the summer. That said, thought we’d let you know that Amazon

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Is Walmart Neighborhood Market More Expensive?

About a month ago our neighborhood got a Walmart Neighborhood Market, and the appeal of something closer, smaller, and perceivingly more inviting got me thinking. Is Walmart Neighborhood Market more expensive than regular Walmart? As we made our first trip

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Review of Virgin Mobile iPhone

Like most expenses in my life I’m always looking at ways of reducing them and my cell phone bills are no different. Recently, I evaluated how much we were paying for our existing cell phone coverage, and wasn’t really pleased.

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Are Dollar Stores Cheaper Than Other Stores?

A few weeks ago I visited a dollar store near my mother’s hometown and the thought struck me like a lightening-bolt, “it would really be interesting to compare prices at a dollar store to those at another grocery or discount

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Pay What You Want Pricing

It’s your turn to order after a 5-minute lunch line wait at a local casual diner. You check the menu and notice there are no prices. “Hello sir, what can I get for you today?” You place your order and

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How to Get the Best Online Deals

To me, one of the most frustrating things is paying for something online and then finding out later I could have gotten it cheaper elsewhere. This sometimes happens when a new online sale pops up or a coupon or voucher

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Are Coupons Dying?

I think I was surprised as anyone when JCPenney’s announced they were going to a coupon/discount-free based pricing model. In other words, they are doing away with the weekly coupons and just giving the customer the best value. They call

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