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Are You Really Saving Money By Using Coupons?

Last year over 3 billion coupons are used, saving consumers approximately $3.7 billion. That seems to be a significant savings, but are you really saving money by using coupons? The recent recession has made Americans much more cost-conscious...
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Are Reverse Mortgages Going Away?

Wells Fargo announced this week that they would no longer be offering reverse mortgages. This is major news to individuals considering a reverse mortgage, because Wells Fargo had been the largest provider of reverse mortgages. It also follows...
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12 Financial Mistakes You Will Live To Regret

We all make mistakes. That’s probably not a great revelation to anyone. However, some mistakes can have much bigger ramifications than others. Forgetting to set your alarm may result in you being late for work one day, but marrying the wrong...

Pros and Cons of Healthcare Reform

After more than a year of political debate and legislative jousting, Congress passed a comprehensive health reform package in March of this year. Shortly thereafter President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act introducing...

Taking Advantage of Energy Rebates

The world has gone green right now. Rather, the world is thinking it would like to go green. Green is the hot buzz word flying all over the globe with countries from the United States to industrial China all paying lip homage to the fact that...

Car Buyers Are Choosing Ford Fusion over Toyota

Auto sales figures for the month of February were released yesterday and Ford appears to be the big winner. Ford sales jumped 43% in February and the company sold more cars that General Motors for the first time in 12 years. Toyota sales declined...

Teaching Your Children About Money

Teaching children the value of money and financial responsibility is one of the most practical and important lessons children can learn. Our consumption-driven society has never been more fiscally irresponsible. In 2006, the savings rate was...

10 Ways to Reduce Your Home Energy Bills

Looking for ways to reduce your home energy bills? Did you know that most utility companies offer their customers a free home energy audit. A home energy audit will pinpoint those areas that are inefficient and suggest the most effective measures...

10 Ways to Reduce Your Grocery Bills

In today’s difficult economy, many people are rediscovering the art of budgeting. Saving money is now in vogue. Being a good financial steward is considered honorable. Just a few years ago would have spent money without even thinking or...

Using Priceline to Save Money on Vacations

Ever really, really needed to get away for weekend? Or a week? Or how about a month? We’ve all been there; stress gets to you, the weather can get to you, life in general can get you and sometimes you just need to step away from it all...