DVD Clubs — Good Idea or Bad?

Do DVD clubs pay off in the long run?

You’ve probably seen advertisements for DVD clubs in the mail. Oftentimes they’re offering free or discounted DVDs if you join their DVD of the month club. The question is are the free DVDs really worth it or are DVD clubs something to be avoided?

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Do Calcium and Weight Loss Really Go Hand in Hand?

The lowdown on the latest research about calcium and weight loss.

You’ve probably seen the calcium and weight loss commercials. You know the ones… The commercials where the milk industry is trying to tell you that you can actually lose weight by increasing your dairy intake. Are these commercials touting the truth or are they just trying to take you for a ride?

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Got Store Returns To Take Back?

Store returns may not be as easy to accomplish as they once were.

It’s after Christmas and chances are you have a few store returns that you’ve got to take back. After all, there’s bound to be a gift that doesn’t fit right or a gift that you’d rather exchange for another. Well, let’s hope that you have the gift receipts to accompany those gifts because taking gifts back can be a bit more of a headache than you may imagine.

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Buying Gold Can Be Trickier Than You Think

Are you getting what you think you are when buying gold?

You’re at your local chain store and you see 14k gold earrings for $49.99. Are they really 14k gold or are you getting less than what you’re paying for? Believe it or not, you may not be getting the karat weight you think you are when buying gold, even if the store you’re shopping at is a big-name department store.

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How to Save Money on Gas

Save money on gas without giving up your car.

If you haven’t noticed the gas prices at the pump lately, you’re one in a few. Almost everyone has been affected by the rising prices of gasoline, and even though they took a bit of a drop in some areas, gas prices are still astronomical in the grand scheme of things. If you want to save money on gas without giving up your car, follow these simple steps.

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Online Coupon Codes

Shopping with online coupon codes can save you bundles of money.

Now that the holidays are over, you can probably use a little help saving all the money you possibly can. Believe me, I know how taxing the holiday season can be on a budget! If you’re looking for ways to save money, online coupons may be the answer you’ve been looking for. But where do you find them and how do you use them?

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Need a Vacation?

When booking your winter vacation, be careful of scams.

If you live in any of the northern states right now, it’s the dead of winter and you can probably use a good vacation. The problem is, it’s after Christmas and you probably can’t afford the vacation of your dreams right now. While there are many good travel deals out there that you can indeed afford, how do you tell the legitimate offers from the nightmare vacation scams?

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Buying a Home With No Money Down

Can you rally buy a home with no money down?

You’ve probably seen the ads and the commercials insisting that you can buy a home with no money down, but can you really do it or is it just another scam? Believe it or not, you really can buy a home with no money down and most of the time there’s nothing fishy about it.

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Shopping For A New Dishwasher?

Save yourself time, money and headaches by knowing where to look and what to look for when buying a dishwasher.

Let’s face it, buying any appliance can be a major headache, but something as important as a dishwasher can turn into a nightmare if you don’t buy the right model. A friend of mine has a dishwasher that just died on her and she asked me where to turn for advice on which dishwasher she should purchase next. This is what I suggest when looking for a new dishwasher.

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Why You Should Never Give Your Kids an Allowance

Why an allowance won’t teach your kids about the value of money.

So your child is at the age where they need funds for their specific needs and wants. Chances are you’ve probably considered starting an allowance, if you haven’t already implemented one. The fact of the matter is, an allowance is the last thing your child needs. Let me tell you why.

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