Save $100 This Week!

May 19, 2014 by

Regardless of your income, you can choose to save more money, without pain and sacrifice. Try this one-week exercise to prove it to yourself.

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Target Payment Card Hack

Dec 27, 2013 by

Did you use a credit or debit card at a U.S. Target during November 27 (Black Friday) through December 15? Then you need to read this!

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How to Dump a Gift Card

Dec 23, 2013 by

What’s the etiquette for “liquidating” a gift card you don’t really want?

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Poll: Holiday Spending

Dec 20, 2013 by

According to a Bank of Montreal survey as reported in the Globe & Mail, the average Canadian expects to spend CDN$678 this...

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Buy Nothing Day 2013

Nov 27, 2013 by

I won’t be anywhere near any retailer over the Thanksgiving holidays.

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Send Me Your Money!

Nov 4, 2013 by

To help holiday shoppers recognize the silliness of layaway, I’m going into competition with Walmart and other providers of this completely useless “service.”

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Walmart Layaway Still Sucks

Oct 11, 2013 by

Walmart has slightly altered its layaway policies for the 2013 shopping season. Unchanged is that layaway is yet another way to help you spend more than you can afford.

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Diamonds and Dogs #19

Oct 2, 2013 by

I share my latest picks for three pieces of online content with the power to help you make better money choices (the Diamonds), and one that’ll mess you up (the Dog).

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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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