Category Archives: Saving Money

FourSquare App Said to Be Losing Popularity Despite Relaunch

Social media apps come and go, but FourSquare, the platform that many thought was the perfect combo of social stickability and marketing nous, is said to be experiencing a decline in popularity. This is despite a rebrand. If you’ve not … Continue reading

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What are the Best Deals to Buy at Labor Day Sales 2014?

Labor Day is a federal holiday, and while many places will be closed, the vast majority of retail stores will be open, and they’ll be having sales in conjunction with the holiday to drive traffic to their stores. The question … Continue reading

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Labor Day Sales: Major Retailers Open and Closed September 1, 2014

Many people assume that most stores are open on Labor Day due to the huge amount of Labor Day sales advertising. While it is true that the majority of retail stores remain open, there are some that do not. Below … Continue reading

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Great Labor Day Sale Deals: Wine

There are a lot of discounted items to look for during Labor Day sales, but one item which is often overlooked by many who are shopping these sales is wine. The reason wines are often discounted at this time is … Continue reading

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Are Grocery, Drug and Liquor Stores Open for Labor Day 2014?

Many people consider Labor Day weekend as the unofficial end of summer, and the holiday gives friends and family a last chance to enjoy doing outdoor activities such as barbecuing before the weather turns colder. If you’re planning to have … Continue reading

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Use Labor Day Sales to Stock up on Office and School Supplies

Many people want to know what good deals are available during Labor Day sales. The first, and most important, thing to remember when doing any type of sale shopping is that if you weren’t going to buy it to use … Continue reading

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Government Says Cars That Talk with Each Other Will Save Thousands of Lives

On Monday, the Obama administration began drafting rules to ensure that the cars and trucks of the future are fitted with technology that allow them to communicate, warning each other of danger in order to avoid collisions. The move was … Continue reading

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How Much Does Credit Karma Spend Giving You Free Credit Scores and Reports?

One of the most interesting tidbits which came with the announcement that Credit Karma will now be offering free credit reports from TransUnion (see how their offer compares to AnnualCreditReport) along with free credit scores was the amount they spend … Continue reading

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Hotels vs Timeshares: Why Hotels Are the Cheaper Option

One of the main selling points that timeshare representatives emphasize is the fact that timeshares are less expensive than hotels. This is not exactly true. Timeshare representatives are salespeople, and that’s exactly what they’re trying to do – sell you … Continue reading

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Is Target Open Today?

Is Target open today? Yes, it is. (see full list and qualifiers below) Although most of us know Target is open on weekdays and weekends, it’s not always easy to know if the store is open on specific holidays. In … Continue reading

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FICO to Change Their Scoring System Which Could Help Millions Save Billions

Credit scores are an important factor when determining how much consumers pay in interest for such things as car loans and mortgages, along with a host of other areas it can affect a consumer’s personal finances. Since credit scores can … Continue reading

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How You Helped a Russian Hacking Ring Steal 1.2 Billion Passwords

This week Hold Security shared disturbing news that a small circuit of Russian hackers has collected over a billion usernames, passwords and other information which can be used to steal identities, and commit theft. The company, based in Milwaukee, is … Continue reading

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11 Ways to Save Money at Panera Bread

Panera Bread is a popular fast food establishment enjoyed by many people across the country. With a wide array of soups, salads, sandwiches, and pastries, it’s no wonder they have a large customer base. While it may be a fan … Continue reading

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Average National Gas Price Sinks to $3.50 According to AAA

More good news for motorists trying to save money. Only a few days into August, and the trend of declining gas prices, which began in July (30 of the 31 days in July saw a decrease in gas prices), has … Continue reading

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How to Become a Coupon Expert

Everyone has experienced the chaos of grocery shopping, and an equal number of people have experienced the checkout lane cringe that occurs when the total amount owed is given by the clerk. Interestingly, many people know there are ways to … Continue reading

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Great Amazon Coins Deal for Amazon Fire Phone and Other Android Devices

For anyone who owns a Amazon Android device such as anĀ Amazon Fire Phone, Kindle or Fire TV, there is currently a great deal going on for new app or in-app purchases. In addition, any Android device with the Amazon Appstore … Continue reading

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President Obama Signs Bill Making It Legal to Unlock Cell Phones

Good news for consumers. Last month both the Senate and House of Representatives passed a bill which allows customers to unlock their cellphone so it isn’t tethered to a specific service provider. President Obama has now signed the legislation turning … Continue reading

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The Tesla Model 3: Lighting up the Future of the Electric Car Industry for Only $35,000

Until now electric cars (otherwise known as EV’s) have been referred to as the folly of wealthy, suburban, environmentalists who like the idea of being green as much as they like actually helping to save the environment. Vehicles like the … Continue reading

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Comcast Viral Customer Service Cancellation Fail Takeaway: You Can Lower Your Bill

If you haven’t seen the cringe-worthy Comcast customer service call of a man trying to cancel his service, you should (see below). While this is something nobody should ever have to suffer through, there is a good takeaway from it … Continue reading

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July 11: Krispy Kreme Anniversary, 7-11 Day and Chick-Fil-A Cow Appreciation Day Deals

It’s not often you have great deals going on at different retail outlets to celebrate different events, but for those who like to get a good deal, July 11, 2014, is one of the better days to find one. There … Continue reading

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