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Where to Find the Best Appliance Deals & Get at Least 25% Off Every Time
Wed, 05/21/14 | 11 Comments
Where to Find the Best Appliance Deals & Get at Least 25% Off Every Time

As part of my cheap kitchen renovation, I had decided to replace my 20-year old appliances for more efficient, functional, and quite frankly, better looking ones that actually match the rest of the kitchen. I …

Shopping for New Appliances? Follow These 10 Tips
Mon, 05/19/14 | 17 Comments
Shopping for New Appliances? Follow These 10 Tips

My wife and I recently undertook a kitchen renovation, which is still in progress. Once complete, I’ll share the story, pictures, and some numbers, but that will probably turn in to a novel. Meanwhile, I …

Nominate An Item that is Most Symbolic of Consumerism Gone Wrong
Wed, 04/23/14 | 48 Comments
Nominate An Item that is Most Symbolic of Consumerism Gone Wrong

I have been trying to think of an item that perfectly symbolizes consumerism gone wrong.
You know, those things that are just absolutely unnecessary, wasteful, atrocious inventions.
I need your help.
It’s tough. Everywhere you look, there are …

Drink This, Save Money
Wed, 03/12/14 | 13 Comments
Drink This, Save Money

Sometimes the biggest and easiest savings are right in front of our noses (or mouths).
If you’re really in a financial pinch or simply want to push your personal savings rate in to the next gear, …

The Shocking Percentage of Americans that Live Paycheck-to-Paycheck (& Think that’s Fine)
Mon, 02/17/14 | 14 Comments
The Shocking Percentage of Americans that Live Paycheck-to-Paycheck (& Think that’s Fine)

Have you ever wondered what percent of Americans live paycheck-to-paycheck?
The answer to that question can be found buried within the most recent “Financial Capability in the United States” report, produced by the FINRA Investor Education …

Amazon Raises its Free Shipping Threshold: what it Means for Amazon Shoppers & Everyone Else
Wed, 10/30/13 | 11 Comments
Amazon Raises its Free Shipping Threshold: what it Means for Amazon Shoppers & Everyone Else

Last week, Amazon raised it’s free Super Saver shipping threshold from $25 to $35. The previous $25 minimum order to qualify for free shipping was in place for more than a decade.
For those who buy …


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