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Category Archive: Money

Feb 22

Is Amazon Actually Giving You the Best Price? 

I avoid buying anything new at ALL costs. I mean it. I am a thrift shopper in the process of purchasing a thrift STORE and making it my life’s work, and not just a hobby. BUT if I MUST buy new merchandise or products, chances are I’m getting it on Amazon. I am an Amazon …

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Feb 14

Why You Should Never Buy Magic Erasers Again 

Grabby banners like the one above get me every time. I clicked on this one on Pinterest thinking I was going to find out how terrible Magic Erasers actually are for the environment or how their business practices should urge you to boycott the company. But it’s even better than that. As it turns out, …

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Feb 11

How much do you think it costs to charge your phone?

  I found this piece really interesting, and have to confess, that until I read the headline, I never gave much thought as to how much my phone required in ways of electrical charge. But, the actual answer really floored me! And I’m betting it will floor you too! So what do you think it …

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Feb 10

Cable Bill: Look Out For These Hidden Fees 

Years ago I quit Comcast when I looked closely at my bill and saw a $1.75 Franchise Fee being assessed every month. I was incredulous. Why on earth would I pay for your franchise fee? Even if it only amounted to $20 a year, I knew it was B.S., and frankly, did not feel I …

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Jan 26

10 Disposable Items You Can Live Without 

Let’s put aside for one second that most disposable items are a convenience, not a necessity, and a strain on the environment. We over use them: paper towels, paper napkins, plastic straws, etc.  We have the permanent versions of these items available to us, but some find the process of cleaning to be far more …

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Jan 20

Obamacare vs The Affordable Healthcare Act, plus earn $25 completing a quick survey!

Think you know the difference? So did all these poor schleps. This explains a lot to me: anyone who hated Obama because his name was Obama was “for” the Affordable HealthCare Act and anyone who liked him was “for” Obamacare. I wonder what percentage of the populations actually understands they are the same thing? I’m …

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Dec 26

Reverse Mortgage Explained

We have probably all seen the tv ads or have heard about reverse mortgages by now. Some folks may have no idea what they are, some may think they know but are wrong and some folks may just be curious about them. Hopefully this article clears up some of the basic questions. Then, you can …

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Dec 26

Home Renovations Return On Investment

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Dec 10

42 Zero Waste Habits That Will Save You Money 

If you could do even half the things on this list you are living an extremely conscious and, likely, busy lifestyle. If someone (the author?) is doing ALL of these things, well that is one impressive effort. The most difficult tasks on this zero-waste list are the homesteading efforts like canning, bread-making, food-drying, salad-dressing/hot sauce/mayo …

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Dec 04

NASA Needs You to Solve Its Zero Gravity Space Poop Problem

And there you have it, folks. NASA can put humans in space, but they can’t figure out how to gather the poop. Seems ridiculous, doesn’t it? Up until now adult diapers have been the answer! Talk about the most intelligent among us being stripped of their dignity. Then again, I’m not so sure there’s any …

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