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Netflix Silently Stops Saturday DVD Deliveries to Customers to Save Money

Although there was never an official announcement from Netflix, the company has stopped shipping DVDs to their customers on Saturdays, according to information on their website. The Netlix page says, “Netflix generally processes shipments Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.” According … Continue reading

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Kindle Unlimited: Amazon May Offer an All You Can Read eBook Option

For those who are voracious readers, Amazon may be putting together a new service especially for you. The exact details are a bit vague because the page which indicates there’s an all-you-can-read service in the making wasn’t supposed to be … Continue reading

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10 Alternatives to Cable TV

Are you tired of paying an outrageously high cable bill each month? Do you have a cable package for hundreds of channels, but only watch about a dozen? Do you just not want to deal with the cable company anymore? … Continue reading

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10 Organizations That Pay For Themselves

There are plenty of organizations out there that claim that it’s worthwhile joining their ranks. It’s important to evaluate a membership to make sure it makes sense for your particular needs. Even when you have to pay, there are times … Continue reading

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Don’t Make A Long-Term Commitment If You Don’t Have To

Many people have large contractual or recurring monthly expenses in their budget. Cell phones, gym memberships, club memberships, cable/satellite TV, and data plans for tablets are just a few of the ongoing expenses you may face. These can really add … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from the Netflix Price Hike

Last week Netflix raised their rates, increasing the price of some plans by as much as sixty percent. Where before a plan with one DVD out at a time and unlimited streaming was $9.99 per month, the same service will … Continue reading

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Ten Financial Films Worth Watching Available From Netflix

I’ve long said that Netflix is one of the best entertainment values out there. The ability to watch what you want with no commercials is wonderful. Internet streaming makes it even better. You can just sit at home and find … Continue reading

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Why Pay to Feel Bad?

I’ve written before about how we’ve cut out cable TV, preferring instead to use Netflix and over the air channels for our entertainment needs. Recently, however, we allowed cable back into the house. I’m a huge Olympics and tennis junkie … Continue reading

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Cable vs. Buying DVDs vs. Renting DVDs

I’ll admit to loving movies and certain TV series. As a result, I buy a lot of DVD’s. Someone once told me that I was wasting my money on all those DVD’s, since I could rent them for free or … Continue reading

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