What Should You Give the Other Mothers in Your Life?

By |May 8th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , , |

This year Mother’s Day spending will reach an estimated $23.6 billion. Although the strength of the economy is a key driver of this spending, another factor includes people buying gifts for all of the other mothers in their lives — not just their own mother.

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May the 4th Be With You: Star Wars Day Swag

By |May 4th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

It began as the punniest holiday ever but quickly grew into an earnest (if somewhat random) celebration of the long-running (and still going) Star Wars franchise.

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Happy National Garlic Day — Garlicky Picks from Amazon

By |April 19th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

Did you know that it's National Garlic Day? In honor of it here are some of the yummiest garlic items available on Amazon. Garlic Prime Rib The entrees that Amazon sells includes this juicy prime rib roast from Kansas City Steak Company. Rubbed with garlic and herbs, this boneless beef is aged up to 28 days to make it extra

Spring Into Bargains — Two Dozen Easter Sales

By |March 28th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

Whether you observe any of the spring holidays, there’s plenty going on in stores if you like to save money. Here are two dozen Easter sales.

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Cancer in Coffee? Not if the Beans Are Unroasted

By |February 1st, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

Good news for the java set: You can drink your coffee and not get cancer too. Unless you drink a ridiculous amount of it, in which case you should cut back a bit. 

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5 Ways To Score a Free Turkey for Thanksgiving

By |November 7th, 2017|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , , |

Although turkey is hardly the cheapest type of meat, it’s possible to score a free bird in time for Thanksgiving or Christmas if you play your cards right.

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I Saved $100 By Making Companies Compete

By |February 19th, 2013|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

About a month ago I was installing a new dishwasher and I was using Tag's cell phone as a flashlight. Being the handyman that I am, I got water all over the place and it destroyed Tag's phone. We had been talking about getting on the same cell phone plan for a while, and my little mistake made "someday" become

Why Do Women Always Need New Dresses?

By |March 15th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Life|Tags: , , |

Last week I was at a wedding where my girlfriend Tag was the maid of honor. She looked absolutely gorgeous with her hair and nails all done up, but most importantly her dress was freaking beautiful. She looked so incredible, and I found myself already looking forward to seeing her in that dress again. Then it hit me. I forgot

Cash in on Unwanted Gift Cards

By |December 28th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

A gift card is an easy way to get someone a Christmas present. You don't know the person well enough to know exactly what they would want, but you think you know them well enough to at least pick a store they would like. Well, if you're as dumb as me then you can even get that wrong. How was

Trendy is Another Word for Overpriced

By |September 2nd, 2011|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

Last night I went out to a trendy restaurant in downtown Cincinnati. I'm on a business trip for work, which means the company pays for all my meals. I'm usually a boring eater. I know what I like: steak, chicken, potatoes, and bread. Maybe some fruit on the side, but I like to keep it simple. If I'm going to