Car Loan or Pay Cash?

Jul 16, 2013 by

Yikes, 8-year car loans are now available! Should you scrimp and save and walk if you have to until you have enough banked to pay cash for a car? Or should you be okay with getting a loan for your next ride?

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Pulse TV Review

Jul 9, 2013 by

Now don’t go crazy and buy a lot of stuff you don’t need because it’s cheap. But for stuff you do need (and for having fun), Pulse TV is a good place to shop.

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Hit By Credit Card Surcharges?

Feb 11, 2013 by

One more reason to use cash instead of a credit card: As of January 27th of this year, merchants were allowed to hit consumers buying with a VISA or MasterCard with a fee of up to 4% of the purchase to recover “swipe fees.”

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Unwanted Gift Cards?

Dec 27, 2012 by

Did you get a fistful of gift cards you’re not wild about? Don’t toss ’em in a drawer to be forgotten and expire. Sell or exchange your losers!

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Are You Tapped Out?

Dec 21, 2012 by

No worries. Many of the very best gifts are free.

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Simplify the Holidays

Dec 19, 2012 by

Christmas is a week away, which for many means stress is peaking! I can’t help you deal with a house full of rowdy relatives, but you can take steps to simplify your holiday and avoid starting the new year broke and bewildered.

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Prepaid Cards Rarely Make Sens...

Dec 14, 2012 by

Please read if you know of a good reason to buy and use a prepaid credit card. Or if you don’t.

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Buy Nothing Day

Nov 21, 2012 by

Black Friday got you down? Restore your spirit by observing and spreading the word about Buy Nothing Day! You’ll feel reborn!

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Do You Invent Needs?

Nov 14, 2012 by

Sometimes bargain hounds can be very creative in “recognizing” a need for an item only after its discovery on a retail shelf at an excellent price!

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Layaway: Just Say No!

Oct 31, 2012 by

In the never-ending quest by merchants to move cash from your pocket to theirs, so-called “layaway” has been resurrected and is being promoted vigorously as holiday shoppers grow merry. But does layaway make something affordable?

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