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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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Save on Video Games by Renting

 Rent Video Games Instead of Buying Video games are not only popular with teens but families are discovering that they can provide an alternative to the boring Friday night dinner and a movie routine.  Video Game Rental Sites Gamefly:  Plans start at $22.95  per month for 2 video game rentals  or $15.95 per month fort […]

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Try Camping for Your Next Family Vacation

Camping is a Great Way to Build Lasting Memories Summer is the traditional vacation season and for many families it means heading to the mountains for cooler temperatures.  For a truly special family vacation why not try camping?  You and your family will build memories that last a lifetime. Plan Your Family Camping Trip Together […]

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How to Save Money on College Textbooks

Textbook Prices Continue to Rise Financing College is a challenge that requires planning and many years of saving.  Buying textbooks at the College Bookstore can be very expensive and by using websites that specialize in textbooks, it can pay to buy your textbooks online. Buy or Rent Textbooks Online for Savings I decided to test […]

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How to Buy an Ebook Reader

 Ebook Sales on the Increase Whether you are a fan of ebooks or not, there is no denying the impact the technology is having on the publishing industry.  Sales of Ebooks tripled from the prior year this past February and downloads of digital books outsold traditional hardcover book for the first time this year.   According […]

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Avoid Hidden Airline Fees

Airlines Profit from Fees With the height of Summer travel season upon us many travelers will be heading to the airport to begin vacations that were planned on a cold and dreary January day.  In 2010, airlines made profits of $5.7 Billion in fees. Here are a few fees that you need to be aware […]

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