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Family Needs Less Spending – Economy Needs More Spending

Friday, August 20, 2010, 7:43 AM | 1 Comment

Economists tell us to spend more to help the national economy get out of stagnation and help it grow. Personal finance experts tell us to spend less, pay off your debt and save more for your family and your retirement. Investing should follow savings with complete risk management on your part. Setting Your Financial Priorities […]



Save Money By Choosing Good Physician

Thursday, August 19, 2010, 9:38 AM | Leave Comment

When you choose a physician for your family, do you actually research for the doctor’s accreditation and other qualifications? Bedside manners may be important to most – communicating well with patient, not looking down on you like you are a piece of s***. You can get to know and feel about the doctor’s behavior on […]



What’s It With Ice Cream Prices – I Scream

Thursday, August 5, 2010, 10:41 AM | Leave Comment

Come to think of it, the basic ingredients that go into making ice cream are milk, sugar, eggs. When a truck load of butter is added, the ice cream then comes to be known as Häagen-Dazs [By the way, it’s an American product – established by Polish immigrants Reuben and Rose Mattus in the Bronx, […]



Little Ways To Save Big Bucks On Kitchen Items

Wednesday, July 7, 2010, 11:15 AM | Leave Comment

Saving money ought to be a way of life for Americans and for folks all over the world. It just so happens that we look for bargains in supermarkets, use discount coupons to buy what we need and what we don’t need. We look forward for sale in departmental stores. We do all those crazy […]



Little Ways To Save Big Bucks On Groceries

Tuesday, July 6, 2010, 7:13 AM | Leave Comment

We all want to save money any which way we can. Even the rich would take certain steps to bargain and save some money. Sometimes it’s not a question of whether you can afford it or not, you would definitely bargain with the seller to give you better deal. However, no one wants to spend […]



Tips To Finding Cheapest Airline Tickets

Monday, June 7, 2010, 6:00 AM | 10 Comments

The price for airline tickets fluctuates a lot. I think we all know that. Like so many other things in life, it’s a question of supply and demand. The basic theory of economics is that in an open market, prices are usually set by supply and demand. If the supply is the same but the […]



6 Tips For Cheaper Checking Accounts

Wednesday, May 26, 2010, 12:38 AM | Leave Comment

Service charges at big banks and other large financial institutions have risen a lot over the last decade or so. Checking accounts have become particularly expensive for consumers. If you have a checking account at a large bank, make some phone calls to compare fees that might save you a couple of hundred dollars a […]



Make Your Budget A Moving Target

Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

It is essential to make a budget and stick to it when you make saving and spending a moving target. The budget will keep your spending in check. When you categorize saving and spending, don’t force yourself to fully abide by your own rules. One of the best ways is to put a maximum on […]



Budgeting Your Money Should Not Embarrass You

Wednesday, May 12, 2010, 1:29 AM | 3 Comments

Two years ago, Americans’ saving rate was less than 1%. Today, by some estimates, it has gone up, to a whopping 5%. That’s the most in 15 years. WOW! Good for you America. Keep up the good work. If Braderick Jones can save, so can you. He is a mechanic in the state of Wisconsin. […]



7 Tips for Avoiding Bill Shock Now

Tuesday, May 11, 2010, 6:52 PM | 5 Comments

The FCC thinks without automatic usage alerts, it can be hard to know when you are running up a surprisingly high wireless bill. Today it came out with some advice of how to go about avoiding your surprising high cell phone bill. The FCC’s Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB) launched an initiative on “bill […]