Category Archives: Saving Money

6,000 Steps a Day Will Help Keep Knee Arthritis Away

There are plenty of great reasons to add walking to your daily routine. Some of them are financial, while others have more to do with health. You can now add another one to the health category. According to new research, … Continue reading

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Marriage and Being Single Trumps Cohabitation When It Comes to Men’s Health

If you’re a man, there appears to be health benefits to either remaining single or getting married, as compared to living with your significant other according to a new study from the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) published … Continue reading

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There Are Over 1 Million New US Millionaires. Why You Aren’t One of Them?

There are 1.1 new millionaires in the US according to a new report released by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) through their Global Wealth Report. This raises the number of US millionaires to 7.1 million. This is fewer than the … Continue reading

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The $4.2 Billion Gluten Free Scam: You’re Paying Too Much for Gluten Free Food

There is a legitimate reason to eat gluten free. That reason is if you have Celiac disease, where eating gluten can be a life threatening endeavor. If you think you might be gluten intolerant in any way, it’s important to … Continue reading

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Allergens and Germs Make Healthier Babies: A Dirty House Can Save $50,000

If you want to help your child have a healthy immune system, you may want to leave your house a little dirtier than you have been. A new study from the June 6 edition of the Journal of Allergy and … Continue reading

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Where to Get Free Doughnuts for National Doughnut Day 2014

For doughnut lovers, the best month of the year is June, and the best day is today (June 6). That’s because the first Friday in June has been designated National Doughnut Day, which will be celebrated on June 6 in … Continue reading

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Ten Financial Choices You Will Regret in 10 Years

A lot of people who worry about their financial decisions often frame that worry on how it will impact them in the present, and often forget that the decisions will likely have consequences in the future as well. While financial … Continue reading

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15 Terrible Excuses That Will Wreck Your Finances

We all tend to make excuses from time to time. It’s just human nature. But I’ve seen people rely too heavily on excuses when it comes to money. When they have too much debt or can’t seem to make ends … Continue reading

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Money Topics They Don’t Teach in High School, but Should

One of the biggest disgraces of the school system is that it often fails to teach basics that we all need for everyday life once we graduate. A prime example of this is basic personal finance. If we could get … Continue reading

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Credit Karma Alternatives for a Free Credit Score

There was a time when the only way you could get a free credit score was to hand over your credit card. You would usually have to sign-up for a credit monitoring service as part of the deal which wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Diet Soda May Help to Lose Weight, but These Are Better Alternatives

There has been a lot of debate on whether or not diet drinks can help you lose weight. A recent study (PDF) published in the journal Obesity found those who drank diet drinks lost a larger amount of weight than … Continue reading

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11 Ways to Save Money at Macy’s

Founded in 1858, Macy’s is a department store that has served millions of people and continues to be popular. Despite being a department store with higher quality items that found at discounts stores like Target, it’s still known for good … Continue reading

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12 Ways to Save Money at Starbucks

The words “Starbucks” and “saving money” don’t usually go together, but there are thousands upon thousands of people who swear by the coffee despite its somewhat high prices. If you’re a fan of Starbucks you probably know how pricey each … Continue reading

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Major Retail Stores that are Open and Closed on Memorial Day 2014

There is an assumption that all stores are open on Memorial Day because of all the Memorial Day sales advertising. It’s true that the majority of retail outlets do remain open for this holiday, but not all of them. Below … Continue reading

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What are Good Deals at Memorial Day Sales 2014

If you are in need of certain items, Memorial Day sales can be a great time to buy in certain cases. Most retail stores will be open for the holiday (with Costco being the big exception) trying to get your … Continue reading

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14 Memorial Day Military Discounts and Freebies 2014

Memorial Day is a day to celebrate the brave men and women who died serving our country as part of the military. The holiday became an official federal holiday in 1971, and it’s observed on the last Monday in May … Continue reading

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Are Drug, Liquor and Grocery Stores Open on Memorial Day 2014?

Memorial Day weekend is often referred to as the unofficial beginning of summer, and many people spend the holiday weekend outdoors or barbecuing with friends and family. For those who will have people over and providing food and drink for … Continue reading

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LifeLock Junior Child Identity Theft Protection Review

We have noted that LifeLock isn’t a scam, but it’s also something you really don’t need. The problem with all identity theft protection plans is they can’t actually protect your identity from being stolen. All they can do is help … Continue reading

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CVS Ranks You Against Others on Your Money Saving Ability

Do you consider yourself an expert saver who is able to get the best deals at the stores where you shop? If you consider yourself good at saving money, and one of the stores your frequent is CVS, you can … Continue reading

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How Much Does It Cost to Own a Car? AAA Says a Little Less, But You Can Save More

If you think that owning your car costs too much money, AAA has some good news for you. The cost of owning a car actually decreased last year, falling to 52.9 cents a mile ($8,876 a year) according to their … Continue reading

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