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Published on October 12, 2010, by

Without naming any names, a friend of mine (okay, it’s me) has been a Mitchum deodorant man for years. The stuff works, but at the expense of quite a few shirts over the years that have gone to the trash with ugly yellowish stains in the pits. It was gross. So a couple months ago

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Published on May 11, 2009, by

Yard sales are a great way to de-clutter your life and make a little extra cash. Our sister site YardSaleSearch offers free advertising for your sale and Google maps to sales in your town. Give it a try and let us know if it helped you.

 
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Published on May 5, 2009, by

Ever wonder where folks find all those secret coupon codes for online stores? There are many sites that collect them, but for sheer ease of use there’s none better than RetailMeNot.com. Always check there before any online purchase and you’ll likely save some money.

 
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Published on March 23, 2009, by

Sadly, it’s tax time again. The good news is that there are deals to be had even with tax prep. Many financial institutions are offering discounted TurboTax filing (either online or as a download), and one of the better deals is via T. Rowe Price. Just follow the link from their site to get a

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Published on January 24, 2009, by

You’ve probably felt the sting of overpriced cables at some time or another. Stores know that when the family is waiting at home to try out that new DVD player, you’ll likely be willing to pay through the nose for a set of Radio Shack’s $30 component video cables. And the less said about Best

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Published on November 23, 2008, by

What? You actually pay full price for Christmas gifts and decorations at Target? Read on, then get ready to stock up in preparation for next year: All holiday merchandise at Target stores gets discounted to 50% right after Christmas, then 75%, then 90%. The exact days these discounts kick in varies by store, so expect

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Published on November 21, 2008, by

People are ditching land line phone service in droves, but for those of us who still need it there are a few things you can do to reduce the monthly charges. First, make sure you’re not overbuying service. If your local phone company is like ours (Verizon), then their default plan includes unlimited local phone

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Published on November 10, 2008, by

Do people really pay $100 monthly cable bills? We love TV as much as most folks do, but we’ve hit on some ways to save while still feeding our TV addictions. How do we keep the bills small? First, we don’t subscribe to cable or satellite service. Instead, we pay about $12 per month for

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