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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 …

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 …

Tis the Season of Purchases: The 5 Best Retailer Return Policies
Sun, 12/5/10 | 11 Comments
Tis the Season of Purchases: The 5 Best Retailer Return Policies

Strategically, I’ve started to do a good portion of my shopping at retailers with the strongest return policies. I am a FIRM believer that these retailers successes are in no small part to how customer-centric …

The TRUE Cost of Bottled Water Vs. Tap Water (& Comparative Purity & Taste Test Results)
Tue, 11/16/10 | 28 Comments
The TRUE Cost of Bottled Water Vs. Tap Water (& Comparative Purity & Taste Test Results)

The Cost of Bottled Water
Let’s assume that bottled water costs $1 per bottle. Maybe less if you buy it in bulk. That’s not that much, right? And water is good for you, an essential component …

How Much Do you Tip for Takeout Food?
Wed, 09/15/10 | 54 Comments
How Much Do you Tip for Takeout Food?

How Much Tip for Takeout (if anything)?
A while back, I asked readers the question, “how much do you tip for food delivery?“. It inspired an interesting, and somewhat heated debate! The differences in opinion in …

10 Free Birthday Meals
Tue, 09/7/10 | 15 Comments
10 Free Birthday Meals

10 Free Birthday Coupons for Meals & Drinks
It’s your birthday. And damn it, you deserve to eat and drink for free – and lots of it! Depending on your tastes and how recently you had …


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