07.30.14
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The Ups and Downs of Giving Savings Bonds as Gifts

With Christmas approaching, my wife and I once again were faced with the difficulty of buying a cadre of Christmas gifts for my nieces and

09.03.15
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Google-X Takes A Trip To Sam’s Club

As a big fan of buying in bulk, I’m a card-carrying member of the only warehouse club within thirty miles of my home, Sam’s Club

08.31.15
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Hot Tips On Thrifty Shopping From… The New Yorker?!

I recently read a fascinating article about the art of thrift shopping for clothes in, of all places, The New Yorker. In their style issue,

07.30.14
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Facing My Financial Fears: Buying A Car

This week, Google-X is doing a five part series on financial topics that scare me just a bit. Researching and then writing about

09.17.14
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How To Buy Cool & Cheap Christmas Gifts and Save Money

Now that the Christmas shopping season is upon us, many of us are wondering what on earth we should get for people in our family.

10.30.14
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10 Firefox Plugins That Save You Money

For those of you out there who are still using Internet Explorer, there is another option that won’t open your computer to all sorts of

11.03.06
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Bought A Flawed Product? Here’s The Best Way To Handle It

Once every few months, I will purchase an item at the store, take it home, and discover a serious problem with it. The bread has

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14 Ways Your Computer Can Put Money In Your Pocket

If you’re reading this, you likely have ready access to a computer with an internet connection. Most people are aware of a few ways that

11.01.06
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CFLs Can Save $100 A Year?

It seems like a surprising claim, but simply switching your regular lightbulbs for CFLs, even though they have a higher initial cost per bulb, can