Category Archives: Saving Money

Stores Open and Closed on Thanksgiving Day 2014

It wasn’t too long ago that all major retailers remained closed on Thanksgiving Day waiting for the stroke of midnight to open their doors for all the black Friday deals. That’s no longer the case. More and more retail stores … Continue reading

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10 Reasons You Should Skip Shopping Thanksgiving Day Sales

The official start for shopping for the holiday season used to be Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. That’s no longer the case. Pre-Black Friday deals started to get promoted the day after Halloween, and now the official start to … Continue reading

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For the Best Black Friday Deals Where to Shop Depends on What You’re Buying

With over 65% of Americans ready to spend their hard earned cash on Black Friday this year, is it really worth all the crazy for the deals? Well, that depends on where you shop. Wallethub may have answered this question … Continue reading

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List of Where to Find the Best Black Friday Deals 2014

It’s that time of the year again when retailers are trying to entice you into their stores to spend all of your hard earned money. Commercials and advertising inserts are telling you what great bargains abound if you just visit … Continue reading

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List of Stores Open on Thanksgiving Day 2014

Thanksgiving Day isn’t all about turkey, family and football. It used to be primarily about these with thoughts of holiday shopping to get great Black Friday deals reserved until the stroke of midnight on Friday, but that’s no longer the … Continue reading

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15 Eco-Friendly Remodeling Ideas Every Homeowner Should Consider

By Paul Kazlov If you’re looking to make some improvements to your home, it’s very important to consider how these upgrades can help your space be more eco-friendly and more energy-efficient. Not only does using sustainable or recycled materials, or … Continue reading

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The Best Target Black Friday Deal 2014

I’m not a big fan of Black Friday simply because, for the vast majority of people, they aren’t really getting deals. Most people are simply paying less for something they wouldn’t have otherwise purchased at full price, and when you … Continue reading

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Best Buy Black Friday and Thanksgiving Day Doorbusters

Mark your calendars – Best Buy has announced it will open at 5 pm on Thanksgiving Day. That’s one hour earlier than last year. While Best Buy stores will be opening earlier, don’t expect to do any wild late night … Continue reading

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Target Black Friday Preview Deals

Retailers wanting to make the most of the holiday shopping season come up with clever ways to draw in the crowds. Target has arguably outdone them all this year. They are offering  a plethora of ways in which shoppers can … Continue reading

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Veterans Day Sales: Major Retailers Open and Closed on November 11, 2014

It can get confusing when federal holidays such as Veterans Day roll around as to what is and isn’t open. Many times, federal holidays don’t seem like a holiday at all. A good example is Veterans Day. This is because … Continue reading

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What is Gray Thursday?

If you have never heard the term “Gray Thursday” (also being referred to as Black Thursday) you will begin to hear it more and more in the years to come. It looks like last year securely entrenched itself as the … Continue reading

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Average Price of Gas Falls Under $3 and It’s Expected to Continue to Decrease

If you’ve wanted to take a road trip, but cringe at the price of gas, now is the time to fill up and go! It’s now official. On November 1, the average gas price for a gallon of regular gasoline … Continue reading

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Gas Falls to under $3 and Now It’s Less Expensive than Milk

Gas is now cheaper than milk. In what is almost unbelievable news considering where gas prices were at the beginning of summer, gas prices have fallen, for the first time since December 2010, below the $3.00 a gallon mark. The … Continue reading

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Amazon Kicks off Black Friday November 1 Making It a Month Long Event

Retailers have decided that Black Friday is now a marketing catch phrase rather than a one-day event in hopes of driving shoppers to spend money. The perfect example is Amazon’s decision to start their “Black Friday” promotions the day after … Continue reading

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Does Daylight Saving Time Save Energy?

November 2 is the big clock-changing day for much of the United States. The clock will “fall back” an hour, allowing us to have an extra hour of daylight. This means that the clock will change from reading 2:00 am … Continue reading

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How Credit Karma, Credit Sesame and Quizzle Can Help You Save Money

The fact is that many people don’t pay much attention to their credit scores. In this day and age, the ability to comprehend how your credit score can benefit or hurt you is important to learn. If you don’t have … Continue reading

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Can a $1000 a Pill Hepatitis C Drug Really Save Prisons Money?

With over 3 million cases of Hepatitis C in the US alone, it comes as no surprise pharmaceutical companies put great resources into testing new medications to help fight the disease. Gilead Sciences of Foster City received approval for a … Continue reading

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Farmers Get Piglet Virus under Control Which May Mean Lower Pork Prices

Over the last year, a virus in the pig community has run rampant killing millions of baby pigs while causing pork prices to rise considerably. Warmer weather and efforts from pork farmers to better sterilize their operations have helped to … Continue reading

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Burger King Playing Chicken with McDonald’s Nuggets Pricing

While McDonald’s customers can get extra Monopoly game pieces on their 10-piece chicken nugget orders, starting today Burger King customers can save almost $3 on their nugget purchase. The limited-time offer from Burger King offers the 10-piece nuggets at $1.49, … Continue reading

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