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Save Money and Remember the Good Times with Practical Souvenirs 2

Whenever I'm traveling, there's always some temptation to spend money on souvenirs. This could mean bringing home little gifts for some of my friends, buying merchandise specific to some of the sights I've seen (this is especially a problem during my Disney Parks trips), or splurging on other items that...

This Oddly-Named Site Could Save You Big Money on Amazon 3

For many consumers, Amazon is nothing short of a godsend. With just about everything you could ever need being sold along with lightning quick shipping available in most cases, and typically great prices, it's really no wonder that the online shopping destination has grown into the behemoth its become. However,...

How an Expired Credit Card Can Wreak Havoc on Your Holiday

Let me be completely transparent for a moment here — coming up with a quick tip to share on a weekly basis isn't always easy. There have been more than a handful of Fridays where I find myself pacing my apartment trying to decide what little nugget of knowledge I...

With Summer Ending, Leave a Buffer in Your Budget 3

Summer may not be over just yet but, thankfully, the end is now in sight. For many areas, this year was a scorcher, with multiple rounds of sustained heat waves testing your endurance and your air conditioner. Speaking of A/C, with the constant need to pump cool air in your...

I've Been Wasting Money on Toothpaste — Have You?

Ever since I was placed in the "gifted" class in elementary school, I've liked to pretend that I was at least a bit smarter than the average bear. And yet, every few years, something occurs that smashes my premise and shows me how dumb I really am — like when...

One (Ridiculous) Way We Save Money on Road Trips

It seems like just last week my wife and I were driving across the country for a week in Delaware. Oh wait, that was last week. Following a brief few days home, this morning finds us in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee after a 10+ hour drive. While the...