Monthly Archives: January 2011

Is Honda afraid of the Hyundai success?

There’s a video at the end of this post. A Honda commercial. No, I’m not trying to promote Honda. What I am trying to do is to show how ridiculous the attitude in this commercial is. Continue reading

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These companies are giving you money:

So here’s a partial list of companies that are willing to pay you. It includes, among others, companies like AT&T, Google, ING Direct, CapitalOne, and more.more Continue reading

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Need an old Groupon deal? Don’t need the one you’ve got? There’s a solution.

I already wrote an article about a way to get rid of unwanted gift cards. Well, there’s another one, and I’ll discuss it in today’s post. Continue reading

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Cost effective tax preparation and filing

Tax season… We want to get the most refund back from the IRS, but want to spend the least money getting it… How on earth? Continue reading

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Afraid to use your credit/debit card online? There’s an app for that!

We’ve all heard about the dangers of using your credit cards on-line. Someone can steal the number, forge the card, and you’ll have to work hard to dispute tens of charges and waste a lot of energy, and may be some money. Not to mention the potential identity theft when you provide your billing address everywhere, etc.

How to avoid that? Several different options, for your choice. Continue reading

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Another improvement to the site

From now on, you can listen to Amazon MP3 music, and perform product searches on Amazon, without leaving the blog. Enjoy! Continue reading

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Apparently not all the banks are against us!

Although you might think that banks are our enemies, with all the fees and crappy service, apparently there are some exceptions. Obviously, their motives are not at all altruistic, and they want to gain customers at the expense of the less consumer-friendly banks. But, for us the customers, healthy competition is always a good sign. Continue reading

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