Monthly Archives: February 2016

Disney resets theme park ticket prices for slow, busy times

LISA RICHWINE AND G CROSSE Feb 29th 2016 9:27AM LOS ANGELES, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co unveiled new single-day ticket prices on Saturday for the company’s U.S. theme parks, switching to a three-tiered system that charges visitors more … Continue reading

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7 flight hacks guaranteed to save you money on your next trip

Business Insider Megan Willett, Tech Insider Feb. 25, 2016, 5:19 PM Shutterstock If you’re sick of being overcharged by airlines, turns out there are better ways to book your flights. Nikolas Langes, the co-founder of travel website Tripdelta with an algorithm that finds “hidden” … Continue reading

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The Best Time To Book A Plane Ticket, According To A New Study

Remember this number. 02/25/2016 11:04 am ET Suzy Strutner,  Associate Lifestyle Editor, The Huffington Post GETTY IMAGES Finally, there’s a scientific answer to that magic number of days before a flight when tickets are at their cheapest. The answer? Are … Continue reading

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J.C. Penney planning to sell items for a penny as part of its new marketing

DallasNews.com Maria Halkias/Retail Writer ,  Published: February 24, 2016 5:00 am J.C. Penney is borrowing ideas from supermarkets and warehouse clubs as it launches its new marketing campaign. It’s even testing metal shopping carts and rolling baskets at its store in … Continue reading

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When to Hit 10 Top Vacation Destinations for Big Savings

Cheapism.com Posted on 2/10/2016 8:00 EST   Even a typically expensive travel destination can be within reach for budget travelers at the right time of year. TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals tracks the going rate for two-bedroom accommodation as a reflection of … Continue reading

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Starbucks tightens rewards program rules

LISA BAERTLEIN Feb 22nd 2016 9:01AM X LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Starbucks Corp on Monday announced changes to its North American loyalty program that will mean some customers will have to spend more money at the coffee chain to earn … Continue reading

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30 Tips for Doing Your Own Taxes

By Valerie Rind GoBankingRates, Feb. 17, 2016 Don’t be intimidated. You’ve got this. With tax filing season well underway, you might feel like you’re getting buried in the details, especially if you’re doing your own taxes. In addition to all … Continue reading

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Only Have $1,000? 5 Ways to Double Your Money, Fast

CheatSheet.com Megan Elliott, January 16, 2016 Millennial savings accounts are in trouble. Less than half of people under age 34 have more than $1,000 in savings, a survey by cost information website How Much found. Of the 2,585 people between the ages … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Shop at Aldi Instead of Trader Joe’s

    Take advantage of low prices and organic, gourmet and gluten-free offerings at this discount grocery store.   Kiplinger By Cameron Huddleston, July 9, 2015 – If you’ve never shopped at Aldi, you’re missing out. What? You’ve never even heard … Continue reading

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Got Debt? 11 Surefire Ways to Get Back in the Black

    The Fiscal Times By Janna Herron,  February 17, 2016 – Owing large amounts of money can keep you from getting a good night’s sleep or enjoying any purchase that you may make. Getting out of debt can be … Continue reading

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