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Is Brand Loyalty Costing You Money?

Most of us have brands and products that we prefer over others. Maybe we prefer the taste or we’ve found that Product A works better than Product B. Sometimes our loyalty is rooted in the prestige a brand confers upon … Continue reading

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10 Clues You Are Trying to Keep up with the Joneses

It’s far easier to fall into the “keeping up with the Joneses” trap than most people believe. You look at your friends and all of the cool stuff that they have. You like what you see, so you begin to … Continue reading

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11 Tips for Choosing Great Second-Hand Clothes

It all started after my mother graduated from college in 1979. With a teaching degree in hand, a student loan to pay off, and a family to support, she began shopping at thrift stores. We had fun those Saturday mornings, … Continue reading

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