Monthly Archives: February 2008

Turning Financial Envy into Inspiration

I think all of us have been guilty of financial envy at one time or another. “I wish I could afford a car like that” or “I wish we could live in a house like theirs.” It’s not as much … Continue reading

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Diamond Class Action Settlement: Is It Worth Submitting a Claim?

You may have already heard that if you bought a diamond or diamond jewelry between 1994 and 2006, you might be able to get a share of a class action settlement. Is it worth your time to submit a claim? … Continue reading

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Funding The Holidays: Twelve Funds of Christmas

Christmas cheer kicked in when I returned from my vacation and decorated my house. I emptied my Post Office box into a bag, then onto my table. Christmas cards (I scribble on a notebook some addresses before the envelopes disappear), … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart Has a New Coupon Policy

In recent weeks I’ve seen reports flying around the Internet that some Wal-Mart stores are accepting only ten coupons or less per transaction. For a heavy coupon user like me, this is bad news. I had hoped that perhaps it … Continue reading

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Sheet Music – 10 Free or Nearly Free Ways to Get It

I became intrigued with collecting sheet music for various instruments, most of which I play, ever since my mom came home from an auction with a box full of sheet music in pristine condition, dated in a range of the … Continue reading

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