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Does Aldi Save You as Much Money as They Claim?

When it comes to grocery shopping, is Aldi really as cheap as they claim to be? I recently received this advertisement (see picture) in the mail from Aldi grocery stores, which showed a sample basket of goods purchased both at Aldi and at another grocery store. The claim made is ...

How To Get Trusted Referrals for Home Repairs

Right now, renovating a home is much, much easier than it had been during the real estate bubble. So how do you pick a contractor? I recall back during the bubble how often I'd get calls from homeowners complaining they couldn't get a call back from contractors. The frenzy around ...

10 Healthy Halloween Alternatives That Will Save You Money

It’s an unfortunate truth universally acknowledged that a child in costume must be in want of sugary treats every Halloween. Yet as being health consciousness continues to grow, more of us are looking for healthier alternatives to the sugar-induced comas that go hand-in-hand with Halloween each year. Sadly, most people ...

Top 5 Reasons Not To Borrow From Your 401(k)

According to a new study from Fidelity Investments, nearly 1 in 4 people have a loan against their 401(k) right now. There are a lot of reasons why people may choose to borrow against their 401(k). But are you ripping yourself off when you borrow from a 401(K)? When is ...

Top 10 Cars That Get the Most Tickets

Got a lead foot? You probably won't to be seen in any of these cars, according to a new study from Insurance.com! There's been this longstanding idea that people in red cars are more likely to get a ticket. That may have been true at one time. But today, police ...

How I Pursued My Passion While Building Financial Security

There are two things I’m passionate about in life: creating and traveling. I love to draw, write, and take photos. And there’s no other way I’d rather spend my time than exploring the world and experiencing new places. But I had no doubt that life as a writer and a ...

Save Money on Your College Degree

Getting a college degree doesn't have to break the bank. Here's a new way for you to cut the cost in half and still get the degree you want from a traditional 4-year college. First off though, there's been a lot of negative press about the value of a college ...

When Is It OK To Have a Mortgage in Retirement?

A new federal report says one-third of retirees now have a mortgage. That is virtually unprecedented in American history. Historically, when people turned 65, the majority of them would have been mortgage debt-free. But that scenario is changing. Having a mortgage in retirement may or may not be a danger ...

Top 10 Most Expensive Cities for Car Insurance

A new report from BankRate finds that some places are frightfully more expensive than others when it comes to auto insurance. It's not cheap to insure your auto in these cities! The single highest city for auto insurance rates is Detroit. Following Detroit as the most expensive cities are New ...

Why Doing an FSA Makes More Sense Than Ever

There's a little used benefit most employers offer called a flexible spending account (FSA) for health care. Not familiar with FSAs? Here's why you should be... How FSAs work Here's how this thing works: With an FSA, you have money deducted from each paycheck that goes into a savings account. ...

Make Your Own Cosmetics on a Home Printer

Teenage girls who want customized makeup might want to consider literally printing it up on their home printer! How to print makeup using your computer An entrepreneur named Grace Choi who I read about in Business Week has come up with a way to jailbreak a printer so it can ...

Coupon Code Savings Minus the False Leads

Feeling frustrated by coupon code sites that give you false leads? There's a new way to save money when you're shopping online that involves no work at all! The easiest way to find coupon codes There is a browser extension called Coupons at Checkout that is compatible with PC and ...

Clark's Review of the Moto 360 Smartwatch

I have the Moto 360, the new Google watch. Now, I am not exactly anybody you would consider to be fashionable. But I get compliments on this watch all the time! The Moto 360 is an attractive smartwatch. It is Google's answer to the new Apple Watch, whenever that comes ...

The #1 Secret You Don't Know About Outlet Shopping

Do you like outlet shopping? What you think is a deal may be no deal at all because of a secret that the outlets keep closely guarded. Outlet shopping moves from exurbs to the suburbs Outlet centers had their origins in rural mill towns. They were typically attached to factories ...

Subscribing to HBO -- Without the Cable Bill!

More and more content providers are separating themselves from the cable monster, which means you'll soon be able to pay for only the channels you want without an overpriced cable bill. HBO to offer standalone streaming service Yesterday I mentioned HBO is unbundling from the cable monster. Starting early next ...

Electric Skates Are Super-Serving Millennials

Imagine being able to zoom around traffic clogs on the sidewalk so you can get to your destination faster. In what seems like news of the weird, there's a new invention that allows people to strap electric skates to their feet to get around. Branded as Rocket Skates, these things ...

Smartphone Service Starting at $10 a Month

Here's an early Christmas present: I've got a great money saver for your monthly cell phone bill! Republic Wireless, which offers the best cell phone deal in America, started selling the Moto e today for $99 with no contract. This is a mid-range Android with a 4.3" screen. But that's ...

Winter Airfare Sale Starting at $49 OW

Get ready to pack your carry-on bag! There's a new airfare sale that will have you planning a winter getaway with tickets this cheap. But act fast...you have to book by midnight this Thursday, Oct. 16! Winter airfare sale announced This sale is set up by zones:     $49 one-way ...

5 Smart Steps To Getting an FHA Home Loan

Despite today's economy, even minimum wage workers can achieve the American Dream of homeownership. The Federal Housing Administration offers you the ability to generally bring the least amount of money to the closing table possible. Most FHA loans require 3.5% down payment of the purchase price. (Though if you don't ...

State Defense Force Sign Up

State Organization name Contact name Contact number Alabama Alabama State Defense Force Robert Marsh (334) 774-6047 Alaska Alaska State Defense Force Dale Dickson (907) 428-6875 California California State Military Reserve Unknown Unknown Connecticut Connecticut National Guard Unknown (860) 493-2721 Georgia Georgia State Defense Force general e-mail (678) 655-5417 [or 5403] ...

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