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Stop Wasting Money on Electricity! Your Guide to Identifying & Unplugging Standby Power Appliances
Thu, 07/1/10 | 11 Comments
Stop Wasting Money on Electricity! Your Guide to Identifying & Unplugging Standby Power Appliances

Roughly 10% or more of your electrical bill comes from appliances that you have ‘turned off’. Not pissed yet? Try this – according to the U.S. Department of Energy, 75% of appliance energy use comes …

10 Food Rules to Save you Money & Improve your Health
Sat, 06/26/10 | 5 Comments
10 Food Rules to Save you Money & Improve your Health

I just read Michael Pollan’s Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual, and picked up on a few tips that intuitively make a lot of sense when it comes to eating healthy (but probably were not on …

Get Microsoft Office 2010 for Free – for 60 Days
Thu, 06/24/10 | 4 Comments
Get Microsoft Office 2010 for Free – for 60 Days

I’m a big fan of weening yourself away from paid software, such as Microsoft Office, as much as possible. Other than Photoshop, I haven’t bought software in probably 6 years or so (excluding Turbotax). But …

How Much do you Tip for Food Delivery?
Tue, 06/22/10 | 126 Comments
How Much do you Tip for Food Delivery?

Tipping at Restaurants: The Standards for Tipping Waiters or Waitresses
The number that keeps getting thrown out as a standard tipping percentage at restaurants is 15%. I usually stick to that, but go up to 20% …

Finding Happiness Along the Way to Long-Term Financial Goals
Mon, 06/14/10 | 10 Comments
Finding Happiness Along the Way to Long-Term Financial Goals

The Three 800lb. Financial Gorillas
It’s once again time to dive into the dark and murky depths of personal finance philosophy. Into the can money buy happiness(?) realm.
Personal finance gurus, bloggers, writers, professionals, whomever tend to …

Unemployed? Many Hiring Employers Won’t Even Give you a Look
Tue, 06/8/10 | 25 Comments
Unemployed? Many Hiring Employers Won’t Even Give you a Look

The Huffington Post highlighted a disturbing trend that I feared might happen where employers are completely overlooking applicants who are currently unemployed. Disturbingly, they are notifying potential job applicants that they ‘Need Not Apply’ right …


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