Emergency Preparedness: Are You Ready?

Taking a Look at Emergency Preparedness

In today’s day and age it’s quite a scary world. What with earthquakes, tornadoes, floods, fires, and terrorism it seems like the list of things to worry about is endless. Needless to say, if you’re not practicing emergency preparedness, you should be. But how do you prepare for the worst if the worst is yet to come?

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Shopping For Car Insurance

Shopping for car insurance has just gotten much easier.

If you think shopping for car insurance involves calling multiple agents, giving each of them your information and then waiting for them to get back to you with quotes, think again. Thanks to the advent of the Internet, shopping for car insurance has gotten much, much easier.

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Buying an SUV for Its Safety?

If you’re thinking of buying an SUV to keep your children safe, think twice.

When the SUV craze first hit the nation, people everywhere were buying them. Touting safety, these mammoth vehicles usually come equipped with 4-wheel drive and other safety features that make parents feel secure. However, if you’re thinking of buying an SUV because you think it’s safer than a car, you’d better think twice.

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Online Escrow Services

Don’t let fraudulent online escrow services take you for a ride.

You’re involved in an online transaction for a valuable item and the person buying the item doesn’t want to send any money until they see that the item is safely in their hands and as advertised. However, the person selling the item doesn’t want to send the item until they’ve been paid in full. What’s the answer? Before you say online escrow services, you’d better read this.

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Blogging For Cash: Fact or Fiction?

Can you really make money blogging?

You’ve probably seen them before — websites promising that you can make money by simply blogging on their sites. But are these websites for real or are they a scam?

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Avoiding Counterfeit Goods on eBay

Making sure you don’t fall for counterfeit goods when shopping on eBay.

Even though holiday shopping is over, sales on eBay are alive and kicking and if you’re one of the eBay shoppers who are looking for great deals on designer clothing, you’re going to want to be careful. Thousands of counterfeit goods are being sold each and every day to unsuspecting buyers just like yourself. So how can you protect yourself?

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After New Year’s Deals

Are the deals to be had now that the New Year has started?

Now that the New Year has started and the Christmas, after-Christmas and New Year’s sales have ended, many consumers are wondering if there are any deals left to be had. Believe it or not, you can still get the best deals ever– the trick is knowing where to look.

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Pay In Advance Credit Cards and Loans

Are pay in advance credit cards and loans on the up and up?

You receive a letter in the mail. You’ve been pre-approved for a credit card or a loan, you just need to send in the paperwork with a $79 processing fee. Your credit isn’t perfect, so maybe this is your opportunity to improve it. Or maybe this is one of the biggest scams of the year. Believe it or not, pay in advance credit cards or loans aren’t the answers to your financial woes, they may just be the beginning.

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Watch Out For Restocking Fees

More and more stores are charging restocking fees for returning opened merchandise.

Imagine that you purchased a digital camera or that you received one as a gift. The problem is, you don’t like the model and you want to return it. However, you didn’t realize you didn’t want the model until you had already opened it. Be prepared to pay hefty restocking fees even if you have the original store receipt.

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Let’s Make A Deal Day Is the Perfect Day To Buy a Car

Use Let’s Make a Deal Day to your advantage.

Did you know that today is “Let’s Make a Deal Day”? If you’re thinking of buying a car, you might want to let the salesman in on the secret. We all know that buying a car can be a serious headache, especially when it comes to the negotiations. Let’s see if we can change the rules on Let’s Make a Deal Day.

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