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UPromise Check – $75 Ka-Ching!

August 1, 2012

I set up a UPromise account a few years ago and completely forgot about it.  You know how they say you never get something for nothing?  Well, that’s untrue.  UPromise partners with major retailers to give you a portion of your spending back, with the premise being that your loyalty toward those retailers is worth […]

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How I Saved 21% On My Comcast Bill – Apply These Tactics to Any Negotiation

July 22, 2012

Alas, the dreaded call to Comcast to once again renegotiate my monthly bill came around.  See, every 6 months, I basically call them up, claim I’m going to quit and go to Verizon FIOS and see how much I can have my monthly bill reduced.  What happens each time is that we play some cat […]

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23 Restaurants Giving FREE Meals/Discounts for Birthday Clubs!

June 29, 2011

Hat tip to CNN for passing on this tip, but it totally makes sense!  Birthday clubs! We occasionally eat at Red Robin and other national chain restaurants that offer a free meal on your birthday to entice you to come back, buy drinks or whatever.  You get a note in the mail or email to […]

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How to Get a Snowblower for 1/3 The Price This Winter

May 11, 2011

This is real simple, but it works.  Because my neighbors are doing it and we’re always discussing how to save money.  3 neighbors that get along simply bought a nice snowblower together.  They all have each others’ garage codes and whenever it snows, they rotate and take the thing around and hit all three driveways.  […]

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People Aren’t This Stupid, Are They?

March 21, 2011

I witnessed another very annoying “deal” being offered last week from a major retailer that I couldn’t ignore. Sears sent me an email touting a great spring deal on lawn and garden with the following terms: “Online only. Buy More Save More on Lawn & Garden. $10 off orders of $100-$149, $15 off orders of […]

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Little Known eBay Service Offers Hassle-Free Immediate Cash for Your Electronics

March 16, 2011

There’s a new service on eBay that allows you to forgo the hassle and cost of doing an auction for your old electronics.  In the EBay Instant Sale area, you simply type in the model and condition of your old Cell phone, camera, computer, etc., and whether the charger’s included and they’ll quote you a […]

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