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Do you Need to Buy Rental Car Insurance?
Mon, 02/28/11 | 8 Comments
Do you Need to Buy Rental Car Insurance?

Rental car insurance can be a tricky thing. The ‘credit card has got you covered’ theory has been thrown around quite a bit, and as a result, I have often declined the optional rental car …

Frugality through Vegetarianism: How to Save $2-$3K Per Year & the Planet by Moving Away from a Meat-Based Diet
Wed, 02/23/11 | 32 Comments
Frugality through Vegetarianism: How to Save $2-$3K Per Year & the Planet by Moving Away from a Meat-Based Diet

While we were in college, my wife and I made a gradual shift to becoming mostly vegetarian. It all sort of happened in an unconventional, non-life-philosophy-shattering sort of way…
I was on this high-protein, low-fat, low-carb …

Craigslist Cars: 7 Steps to Get there Before the Vultures!
Tue, 02/22/11 | 19 Comments
Craigslist Cars: 7 Steps to Get there Before the Vultures!

I Sold my Car on Craigslist
A little over two years ago, I decided to start taking the bus to work. Not long after, I posted my car on Craigslist to sell it. I literally received …

5 Tips to Help you Cool Down your Heating Bill
Wed, 02/16/11 | 7 Comments
5 Tips to Help you Cool Down your Heating Bill

This is a guest post by Andrea Horn, personal finance coach and creator of Recession Proof Living. Considering I just spent $150 on my heating bill last month, I need to listen up! – G.E.

When …

Google Voice Number Porting: How to & Pros & Cons
Mon, 02/14/11 | 4 Comments
Google Voice Number Porting: How to & Pros & Cons

Google Voice recently opened up number porting as an option to all users. This opens the door for anyone wanting to use Google Voice’s features that has been holding off because they have been dreading …

Net10 LG900G Review: A No-Contract “Smartphone” for Under $40?
Tue, 02/8/11 | 381 Comments
Net10 LG900G Review: A No-Contract “Smartphone” for Under $40?

This past week I upgraded from an old-school Net10 Motorola W375 flip phone (think first gen. Razr) to the new Net10 LG900G. I’ve praised Net10 a lot on the site before for their low cost, …


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