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9 FREE Financial Services to Help you DOMINATE your Financial New Year’s Resolutions
Tue, 12/28/10 | 10 Comments
9 FREE Financial Services to Help you DOMINATE your Financial New Year’s Resolutions

Sometimes the best things in life are really free after all. Well, OK, personal finance services and strategy rarely fits in the ‘best things in life’ category, but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t important …

Napping at Work – Why don’t Employers Encourage it?
Mon, 12/27/10 | 8 Comments
Napping at Work – Why don’t Employers Encourage it?

Nap at Work? Stop Questioning & Start Encouraging!
Last week, Mint.com asked the question, “Should employees be allowed to nap at work?“.
It’s an interesting question, but with all the studies out there extolling the virtues of …

Best Buy Responds to my Bashing by Eliminating Restocking Fees
Thu, 12/23/10 | 3 Comments
Best Buy Responds to my Bashing by Eliminating Restocking Fees

On December 15, I absolutely ripped Best Buy’s return policy (calling it one of the 5 worst return policies) for it’s excessive re-stocking fees and short return time-frames (only 14 days on many electronics). I …

Ranking the 4 Major Wireless Carriers Early Termination Fees (& How to Avoid them)
Mon, 12/20/10 | 17 Comments
Ranking the 4 Major Wireless Carriers Early Termination Fees (& How to Avoid them)

Back when I was writing my post on the worst return policies, I almost lumped in every contractual wireless service provider due to their pesky early termination fee penalties that are enforced in order to …

The 5 Worst Retailer Return Policies
Wed, 12/15/10 | 15 Comments
The 5 Worst Retailer Return Policies

Poor Customer Service by Policy
Whereas good customer service and focus should be rewarded (see my list of the best retailer return policies), poor customer service and focus should be called out and not disguised as …

6 Money Saving Gift Ideas that Truly Keep on Giving
Mon, 12/13/10 | 3 Comments
6 Money Saving Gift Ideas that Truly Keep on Giving

Time is running low for thoughtful gift purchases. With shipping windows winding down, you have just a few days left to make some wise gift purchases this holiday season. But don’t fret!
Saving money is one …


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