How You May Be Getting Ripped Off Everyday

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If your wallet is feeling a little light these days, it may be because you’re getting ripped off on products or services you’re purchasing. Ripoffs are everywhere these days, some can be avowed; other you simple can’t. The kicker to groin area is that these ripoffs are perfectly legal, yet they add up, leaving you […]

11 Things I Don’t Buy And Do Without

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I’ve been part of the frugal game for nearly two years now, and it has paid dividends time and time again. Most of my teen years, and early twenties I considered frugality lame, cheap, and slightly dirty. Today I embrace it wholeheartedly. The simple logic of frugality is to save as much money on a […]

What Dating Etiquette? Coupons Are Sexy On First Dates!

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Looking to impress your next date? Simply use a coupon. Yes, you read that right, coupons are sexy even on first dates. Money can be tight at times in the uncertain times we live in, and coupons are a perfect way to offset some of the dinner cost on a first date. Perhaps you’re not […]

How Do You Tip?

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Photo Credit:  John Storey/The Chronicle Earlier this week I got talking with a friend on the etiquette surrounding tipping, and the proper course when dealing with service industry in general. We mutually agreed that we both tip the servers at sit-down dinners and  at hair salons after a haircut. This conversation made me think, and […]

One Family’s Money Tale

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I have played soccer most of my life and through many years of playing experienced the sour taste of losing and the joys of victory. Trust me, I prefer one over the other and I’m sure you can guess which one I’m referring to. I’m pretty certain that nobody likes losing, however in order to […]