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Born: Concord, MA BSBA from Indiana University of PA Composite Science Post-Baccalaureate Univerity of Texas - Austin

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Weekly Best Personal Finance Articles 9/25

This past week has been a busy one for The Frugal Toad so I’m keeping my reading list short this week. Be sure to stop by these Carnivals to keep up with what’s new in the world of Personal Finance and Saving Money… Yakazie Blog Carnival hosted by My Personal Finance Journey has done an […]

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Time Management Tips – How to Create Value While Saving Time

Time Management Increases Productivity and Lowers Stress Ever hear of the phrase Time is Money? Effective time management can help you become more productive, lower your stress level, and leave you with more time to do other things.  Here are some of the best time management tips and tricks out there. Time Management at Home […]

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Free App at Starbucks

Starbucks is giving away a free iTunes app, no purchase necessary. How to get your free Pick of the Week: Come into one of any Starbucks stores and log on to the free Wi-Fi Click into the Starbucks Digital Network Find the Entertainment section Locate iTunes Pick of the Week and Download it. The promotion […]

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How to Save Money Eating Out

Tips to Save Money Eating Out According to Bundle.com Americans spent an average of $2,736 eating out in 2009.  If you live in Austin, TX  you spent an average of $6,301 eating out.  Many Americans enjoy an active lifestyle which makes having meals at home a challenge.  Here are some tips to save money when […]

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Make Money Online – Top Sites to Sell Your Services

  Make Money Online by Selling Your Services   Looking to make some extra money?  Do you have a service or a skill that people would be willing to pay for your advice?  Online Marketplaces allow buyers and sellers to exchange money for services and are a huge business.  Don’t think you have anything of […]

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12 Volt Battery Hack

This battery hack has been around for awhile but it is nevertheless worth mentioning again.  Original credit for this goes to Kipkay at Metacafe.  By taking a 12v A23 battery and splitting the case, you end up with 8 1.5v button batteries worth approximately $40!    

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Comcast Internet Essentials for Low Income Families $9.99/mo

Comcast has announced a new affordable $9.99/month internet plan for families that have students that receive free and reduced lunch at school.  See program details at  Comcast.com .        

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U.S. Credit Rating Downgrade – What it means to you

Standard and Poors Downgrades US Credit Rating Standard and Poors Credit Rating Agency recently downgraded the US credit rating from AAA to AA+.  In doing so Standard and Poor’s stated that it is pessimistic about the ability of Congress and the administration to stabilize the U.S. debt and said the recent political brinksmanship over the […]

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