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Get the Lowest Prices Using Comparison Price Search Engines
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Get the Lowest Prices Using Comparison Price Search Engines

If you’re not using price comparison search engines, you’re wasting a lot of time, and in most cases you’re not getting the best deal.

The Best Time to Purchase to Get the Cheapest Price
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The Best Time to Purchase to Get the Cheapest Price

Have you asked yourself as you are making a major purchase that if you were doing this at a different time of year would the item in front of you be 15%, 25% less, or maybe even more? Below is […]

Do You Want To Learn Photography, Volunteer, Go For a Hike: Meetups May Be Your Answer
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Do You Want To Learn Photography, Volunteer, Go For a Hike: Meetups May Be Your Answer

Want to go to the opera, sit through the foreign film societies complete series, learn photography, hike, but felt uncomfortable doing it alone…Meetup is the perfect tool.

Tips for Negotiating a Better Price…Never Pay List
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Tips for Negotiating a Better Price…Never Pay List

There are a few essential rules when you are negotiating a better price; this is true whether it is for a home purchase or you are at a flea market Rules for Negotiating…Never Pay List 1. You Can Negotiate Anything […]

Free Admission: Seattle Attractions & Museums
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Free Admission: Seattle Attractions & Museums

Free Admission: Seattle Attractions & Museums Many of the most popular Seattle museums and attractions have days each month when your admission is absolutely free. If you are raising a family or you are on a fixed income this should […]

Tips To Get the Best Deal on a New Car
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Tips To Get the Best Deal on a New Car

For most of us, buying a car represents the second most expensive purchase we’ll make in our lives, behind buying a home. If this is your mission, arm yourself with as much information as possible. I have a few tips […]

Thrift Stores
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Thrift Stores

The value of shopping at thrift stores is to be able to purchase gently used, quality products at 30 to 70% off list. I buy furniture that I can re-purpose or use for art projects, items that can be used […]

Lower Interest Rates on Credit Unions Credit Cards
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Lower Interest Rates on Credit Unions Credit Cards

Rising fees and of course scandals have fueled misgivings, mistrust, and now a backlash against banks; many of us have turned to credit unions as a viable alternative to manage our savings and checking accounts, as well as loan and […]

Cut Your Home Heating Bills
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Cut Your Home Heating Bills

There are simple steps you can take even in the middle of winter to cut your home heating bills without sacrificing comfort. The following tips can cut your heating bill by 20 percent or more, and none takes more than […]

Emergency Fund
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Emergency Fund

Planning for emergencies in today’s economy requires that you be prepared for two different kinds of emergencies. The first is what typically comes to mind: The unexpected $1,000 car repair. Emergency room visit for your child not covered by your […]