Self Storage Explosion

Jun 13, 2012 by

Self storage rental units in the U.S. amount to an extra 20 square feet of space for every household. What’s wrong with this picture?

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Get Outdoors Day: June 9th

Jun 8, 2012 by

If you haven’t heard, tomorrow is national Get Outdoors Day. For the frugally inclined, GO Day’s a great chance to take advantage of free outdoor family fun.

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Driving is Expensive!

May 30, 2012 by

I’m guessing the average person has little idea how much owning—not to mention driving—an automobile actually costs. AAA runs the numbers annually, and recently released its 2012 calculations.

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Save Money Cycling

May 29, 2012 by

It’s Bike-to-Work week! Not only is cycling lots of fun and a great way to stay fit, it’s a lot cheaper than driving one of those four-wheeled beasts!

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Save With Timebanking

Apr 27, 2012 by

Instead of dollars, timebank deposits and withdrawals can be made only in hours. And timebanks don’t send 1099s to the IRS.

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6 Gas Mileage Myths

Apr 13, 2012 by

Today’s U.S. national average gas price is $3.92 per gallon, and suddenly gas conservation strategies are trending. But some common practices aimed at boosting gas mileage don’t stand up to scrutiny.

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Gas Cost & Fuel Efficienc...

Mar 30, 2012 by

How much will you save on gas buying a hybrid or ultra fuel-efficient vehicle? Well, it depends. Check out these graphs to get a quick, and maybe surprising, answer.

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Airline Ticket Purchase Timing

Feb 1, 2012 by

If the airlines told you when it’s best to buy an air travel ticket to get the lowest fare, would you believe it?

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Saving Cash on Gas

Jan 24, 2012 by

Quiz: Joe gets a 20 mpg car to replace one that gets 15 miles per gallon. Sue replaces her 30 mpg car with a 35 mpg job. If Joe and Sue drive the same number of miles in a year, who cuts their annual gas spending the most?

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Insurance Value

Dec 21, 2011 by

Insurance can be a huge part of household expenses. It pays to be sure you’re not over insured and to get competing quotes regularly.

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