Monthly Archives: May 2016

10 Perks of Your Costco Membership You Probably Didn’t Know About

It’s more than just a place to buy toilet paper in bulk. Good Housekeeping By Lauren Smith  MAY 27, 2016 Getty If you shop at Costco, you know part of the appeal is exploring all the wacky things on the shelves (like … Continue reading

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5 Amazing Frequent Flyer Hacks You Should Definitely Be Using

Most miles are earned on the ground, not through flying. BY QUORA CREDIT: Getty Images What are the best frequent flyer hacks? originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. … Continue reading

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13 Fashion Tricks That Will Change Your Life For The Better

Dose Posted Jan 14, by Hannah Poindexter Nothing is worse than a wardrobe malfunction. Use these hacks to keep your fashion game on point, always. 1. Roll your sleeves like an expert College Prepster Follow these simple steps thanks to … Continue reading

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How to Stretch Your Last $20 Until Your Next Paycheck

GoBankingRates By Holly Hammersmith May 8, 2016 Your next paycheck can’t come soon enough. Unfortunately, it’s not here yet and you need to stretch your last $20 until then. If you’re trying to make extreme cuts to your spending, whether … Continue reading

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5 Careless, Costly Summer Travel Mistakes

Lose your head on summer’s sun-soaked days and you will live to regret it come autumn. Avoid these careless — and costly — errors.   MoneyTalksNews By Melissa Neiman on May 9, 2016 / Photo (cc) by arriba Summertime, and … Continue reading

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6 Reasons You Should Still Go to the Bank

WiseBread By Dan Rafter on 6 May 2016   Did your bank close your local branch? It wouldn’t be surprising. According to a report from SNL Financial, banks closed 1,614 U.S. branches in 2015. JPMorgan Chase & Co. led the … Continue reading

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There’s a loophole that lets you spend less than $25 to order Add-on Items from Amazon

Business Insider Jacob Shamsian,  May 3, 2016, 2:24 PM Jacob Shamsian/INSIDERAdd-on Items that you can order on Amazon. Amazon’s Add-on program is incredibly useful, but it can also be a pain. Add-on Items are cheap products that the company deems … Continue reading

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3 Easy Ways to Build an Emergency Savings Fund

  CheatSheet By Sheiresa Ngo May 06, 2016 Life rarely goes as planned, so it’s important to prepare for those moments when you need additional financial cushion. Establishing an emergency savings fund is essential to your financial health. An unexpected illness, … Continue reading

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I learned the hard way there’s a HUGE hidden cost to switching cell carriers — even without a contract

Rafi Letzter, Tech Insider May 2, 2016, 5:24 PM Reuters/Eduardo Munoz It’s become a lot easier to change up your smartphone carrier lately, as all four major US companies now offer no-contract plans. Some will even buy you out of … Continue reading

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A Butcher’s 6 Secrets for Saving Money on Meat

Credit.com April 30, 2016 by Adam Danforth When I think about thrift and meat — specifically in the U.S., but increasingly in areas like Europe — the first thing that comes to mind is the devotion folks have to tenderness. … Continue reading

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