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How To See Your Favorite Shows And Concerts For Less

This past week, just like tens of thousands of other fans, I went to see a major band that hails from Ireland. While our seats weren’t great (apologies to my guest) I was wondering to myself how much people paid on average for their tickets, especially if they were sitting in a better location.  When a […]

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Don’t Buy An Extended Warranty

When shopping for electronics and big ticket items, make sure you don’t get caught with your wallet open longer than it needs to be.  These days, with retailers struggling, there is an even more intensive effort to ensure their bottom line stays in the black.  With so many avenues for shopping available, the consumer has […]

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How Not To Over Tip At A Restaurant (Unless You Want to)

I was out with friends last night and when it came time to pay the bill, my friend hadn’t realized that the tip was already included in the final price. It made splitting the bill very easy but he almost added another tip on top of the 18% already factored in. He quickly realized it […]

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How To Reduce Your Cable/Wireless Bills

The following true story is from a friend on the west coast who employed one of my tricks that helped him score a two-fer: lower cost and improved service from his cable provider–just with one short phone call. His story is as follows: “I never really look at my bills very much, but today I […]

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Use Upromise to help you save money for college

College is widely considered to be one of the most expensive decisions many will need to save money early on to pay for. College tuition increases soundly beat inflation annually, which is not good. But, there are easy ways to help you prepare (for yourself or dependent) for this massive expenditure with the use of […]