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Why you Should Calculate your Real Hourly Wage
Sun, 06/14/09 | 9 Comments
Why you Should Calculate your Real Hourly Wage

How much do you make? $50K a year? OK… how much do you really make? Yeah, your real wage. The answer may surprise you. When looking at the larger personal finance picture, it’s important to …

The Service Engine Light: Your Mechanics Dirty Little Secret
Sun, 05/31/09 | 86 Comments
The Service Engine Light: Your Mechanics Dirty Little Secret

Troubleshoot the Check Engine Light for Free
Even if you find a good mechanic, if you’re like me, you shiver at the thought of paying hundreds of dollars for major vehicle repairs. Well, the dreaded ‘service …

Comcast’s Kryptonite Discovered
Tue, 05/12/09 | 26 Comments
Comcast’s Kryptonite Discovered

How to Cut your Comcast Bill
I was 0-for-2 in previous attempts with Comcast to get a break on my cable bill. I had no leverage. Comcast knows that they’re the only cable provider game in …

The Economics of Owning a Motor Scooter Vs. a Car
Sun, 05/3/09 | 57 Comments
The Economics of Owning a Motor Scooter Vs. a Car

How Much Does it Cost to Own a Motor Scooter (Moped)?
Back in the fall, I sold one of our two cars. My wife and I were both riding the bus to and from work, and …

12 Tips on how to Get a Good Deal on a New Car
Tue, 04/21/09 | 14 Comments
12 Tips on how to Get a Good Deal on a New Car

Update: more recently, I have since purchased a new vehicle, and highlighted my new car negotiation strategy.
I found a great video, which was taken at an Ignite Conference, on how to purchase a new vehicle …

Net10 Review
Sun, 04/19/09 | 94 Comments
Net10 Review

Net10 Review
A little over a month ago I made the decision to drop Verizon Wireless as my mobile carrier in favor of a combination of the no monthly fee Ooma VOIP system and my wireless …


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