Category Archives: Website

Unsatisfied Social Media Users Speak Out But Will Facebook Listen?

Ask the question and most people will have an opinion on social media. The rise of Facebook and other networking platforms has changed the way we communicate forever, so it’s no surprise that we’re making ourselves vocal on the way … Continue reading

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Google to Stop Listing Games with In-App Purchases as “Free”

It began in December last year, when the European Commission issued a statement to market leaders (namely Google and Apple) which requested that they begin transparent labeling practices on games with hidden costs. The commission finally realized that many app … Continue reading

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Money Blog Help Group

I know that some of you were probably hoping that the title of this article indicated there was an equivalent of a AA group for money bloggers (it might be something worth starting because I’m sure there would be big … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned About You

It’s hard to believe that I have been writing here for the past year. I thank you for visiting these pages and reading my thoughts on money and saving. I hope you have enjoyed what I have had to offer … Continue reading

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When Cookies Bite Back – Dynamic Pricing Can Increase Your Online Shopping Costs

I know most people are not techie geeks like me. They don’t want to get involved with the “guts” of their computers and the software that runs on them. However, if you do any shopping online, you need to know … Continue reading

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The RobinHood Fund

Have you ever wished upon a star? Perhaps you should stop looking out the window and instead wish on your computer. The RobinHood Fund is an online community unlike any you’ve ever seen before. Members submit wishes: actual, honest to … Continue reading

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Tips On Using offers gift certificates for restaurants, at discount prices. You can pay $10 for a $25 gift certificate or $3 for a $10 certificate. Most people when they first hear about this wonderful find are a little skeptical. What is … Continue reading

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Where’s George

Have you ever been curious about where the paper money in your pocket has been, and where it goes after it leaves your hand? If so, is the website for you. The Where’s George? Website was started in 1998, … Continue reading

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Can A Blogger Go Media Mainstream?

I found myself in an interesting dilemma this week and one that shows that bloggers, even those with small blogs as mine here, are being watched by the (more) mainstream media. It also shows that the lines between mainstream media … Continue reading

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2006 Review & 2007 Goals

2006 certainly was an interesting year. While we fell short in a lot of goals that we initially set, overall it was a good year and nothing to complain about. Many of the goals fell short due to us changing … Continue reading

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I Am Fond Of Nude Yoga (or the dangers when someone has your same name)

I, apparently, am fond of nude yoga. I found this out today when a reader sent me the following Amazon reviews that “Jeffrey Strain” wrote (he wanted to know if I had written them). I also apparently find Nude Personal … Continue reading

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November 2006 Goals Review

By far the biggest news this month is that Nate gave notice at his work and will be working on the blogs and sites full time starting in January. I can’t even explain how excited I am about this and … Continue reading

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Personal Finance Video Log

Not that I need another project, but I have started up a personal finance vlog which will add to our ever growing list of satellite websites. I have been finding quite a bit of informative and entertaining videos that I … Continue reading

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Light To Unite – Light A Virtual Candle To Donate $1

The third annual “Light to Unite” drive is going on to support AIDS research. By simply going to and lighting a virtual candle, Bristol-Myers Squibb will donate $1 (up to $100,000) to the National AIDS Fund. There is nothing … Continue reading

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Meeting A Major Goal

Some great news. Nate gave his notice at his current job and will definitely be working full time on the sites and blog beginning in January 2007. I am extremely excited because this has been our goal since we started … Continue reading

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What It Takes To Make Money On The Internet

Over the past week, this subject has come up in a number of different ways with several bloggers asking me to help them, but the central theme has been “Is it really possible to make money on the Internet?” and … Continue reading

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October 2006 Goals Review

Some people apparently do follow this blog Jon sent me a reminder that I hadn’t done the monthly review for the sites and it was a well timed nudge to get me off my butt and look at the numbers … Continue reading

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As you may have noticed, Nate and I decided to make some changes to the blog this weekend. These were long over due and we think that it looks a lot better (we’ve always known we needed the change from … Continue reading

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Washer Tips – New Satellite Site

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned how Dryer Tips was one of those sites that just fell into place where I was already researching the information and the domain name was available. It then made perfect sense to place … Continue reading

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Dryer Tips

I placed up a new satellite site this weekend which was one of those that just happened to fall into place. I was going through saving tips on the main site for another project I’ve been working on and realized … Continue reading

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