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Magnificent Products For Less: Making Couponing A Business

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Insane Couponers: Savey-Savvy Perp!

photo © 2011 Randy Landicho | more info (via: Wylio) “Extreme couponers” are seen by many as selfish, greedy hoarders. Thanks to those showcased on the TLC disaster show, “Extreme Couponing”, I’d have to generally agree. Perhaps we should label this new breed of couponers, those that hoard or manipulate the system as: Insane Couponers. Insane Couponers are popping up ... Read More »

Pet Care Can Be “Ruff” On The Wallet If You Let It

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If you’re like me, you love your dog. Or you’re cat/bird/turtle/hamster/lizard or small woodland creature. While animals provide us with unconditional love and the everlasting feeling of “I Need You!” they sure can be expensive. I put more thought into what my dog eats than what I eat. Seriously. You can find me sitting on the floor of my local ... Read More »

Penny Auctions: If You’re Not Winning, You’re Losing

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A week ago the BBB posted an article in the blog section of their website entitled “Penny Auctions: Unless You Win, You’re Probably Wasting Time and Money.” Personally, I found it hard to believe that penny auction sites were at all accredited by the BBB – this new blog post of theirs makes me feel a little bit better. In ... Read More »

Saving On The Go: YelpDeals

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It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Yelp.com (Source and Source). Yesterday, my love for the Yelp community and website grew a little bit fonder. Yesterday evening Yelp rolled out their latest mobile application update for iPhone and Android users to include their new feature: YelpDeals. These deals are not to be confused with Yelp’s Special Offers and ... Read More »

Are Penny Auctions Sites Worth It? RIP-OFF Alert!

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Penny auction sites are skyrocketing into the peripheral sites of digital users left and right. Steve recently wrote an article giving an inside look into one penny auction site: QuiBids.com. If you’ve never used or seen a penny auction site, let me break it down for you: there are various items, some big ticket and some small ticket, that are ... Read More »

Is DealsGoRound Legal? The Re-Selling Of Daily Deal Vouchers

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An innovative and novel website is rising into the spotlight of daily deal sites. A site by the name of DealsGoRound which originally started in March of 2010 introduces a new market place for daily deals: buying, selling and posting wanted ads for past daily deals. After joining this website you can import your Groupon, LivingSocial, YouSwoop, BuyWithMe and Eversave ... Read More »

Man Unable To Afford Medical Attention Robs Bank For $1 To Seek Medical Attention In Jail

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Earlier this month about 20 miles west of Charlotte, North Carolina in Gastonia, North Carolina an RBC Bank was robbed on 500 S. New Hope Road. This is no ordinary robbery. Suspect, 59-year-old James Richard Verone entered the bank at 1 p.m. where he handed a teller a note reading “This is a bank robbery…” Verone then requested a single ... Read More »

American Express Targets Whippersnappers With FourSquare Credit Deals

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It was only a matter of time before credit card companies entered the location-based, social media scene. It was announced today that American Express and Foursquare have officially teamed up. I remember when Foursquare hit the scene back in 2009. “This is stupid” I said. “Why would I want anyone to know where I am? This won’t last” Wrong. A ... Read More »

Digital Bank Robber Steals $500,000 In Bitcoins. Who Didn’t See This One Coming?

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There are many things in the world that engage my well-known automatic body response of a slight cocking of my head, a furrowed brow and a whisper of the word “really?”. But today, I fear that minor automatic response stepped aside as I threw my head into my hands, dropped my elbows down onto my desk and exclaimed, rather loudly ... Read More »

The Scam Detector Application Available Now

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On June 14, 2011 the iPhone application “The Scam Detector” became available in the Apple AppStore. This application exposes over 350 of the most popular scams in the world and give advice on how one can protect themselves from these listed scams and scams-alike. The application was developed by the producers of the 419: the Nigerian Scam short film and ... Read More »

Notice Anything New? Introducing The GetOutOfDebt Community And New Site Redesign!

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Drumroll Please…. Play Drumroll The GetOutOfDebt Community is live and in action! That’s right, we’re now offering a free online community for our readers! Steve and I have been working hard thinking up new ideas to connect our readers and we’re happy to present our new community. I like to call it the “G.O.O.D Community” for short. If you’re a ... Read More »

Is College Worth It? The Value of College

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Georgetown University released a study that looked at how much a college education is really worth. Researchers examined different bachelor’s degrees, their median earnings and then broke down their findings to study differences in varying demographics. They state that “which degree you have matters – but so does your major.” It has been shown that different majors yield different ranges ... Read More »

Ways To Eat Healthy AND Save Money

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Obviously couponing will save you money! One thing to look out for with coupons though is unhealthy food. There are a lot, and I mean, A LOT of coupons for junk food. Stay away! “Just Say No!” That being said you can still use the art of couponing to save on healthier items on your shopping list! For example, if ... Read More »

Pay Less In The Office (Home, Small Business, Organization)

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I ran into a few websites today that will help save you money in the office. Whether you have a home office, small business or organization these tips will come in handy! This first tip can be beneficial to anyone, regardless if you’re trying to finance an office or not. What’s the most important part of the office? Desks? No. ... Read More »

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