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10 Ways You're Leaving Money on the Table

The Wall Street Journal says that sometimes inertia gets the best of us, and we let potential savings slip through our fingers. Here are 10 things you can do to fatten your wallet, not just this year, but also going forward.

BBB's Top 10 Scams of 2013

scammer The BBB is out with its annual list of the most widespread scams, many of which use new media to reach their victims. There are Facebook scams, text message scams, and ones even involving the Affordable Care Act. Here's the full list.


How to Score Freebies

free Not everyone sells stuff they don't want on eBay or Craigslist. Some people give it away on Freecycle. Not everyone pays for lodging when they travel, some get it for free. Here are tips from Money Talk News (via on how to get scores of freebies.

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Mouse Print* -- Can You Believe Sears' Presidents Day Sale Prices?

mouse print Washington's Birthday once was a great day to buy things at Honest Abe discount prices. Gone are the 88-cent cherry pies, and now in some cases the promised savings on products are just an illusion too. That story is this week in Mouse Print*.

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20% - 25% Off Daily Deal Sites

For Presidents Day, the two biggest daily deal sites are offering extra discounts. At Groupon, it is $10 off a $40 or more purchase of a local deal, when you use coupon code 10OFF40LOCAL. And at LivingSocial, you get 20% off (up to $20) with coupon code 2014PRESDAY . Both coupons are limited quantity and expire after the holiday. ++

Free Fish Oil After Rebate

Walgreens is offering several products free after rebate if purchased by February 22. You can buy one of each of these online and get a full price rebate. Here is the rebate form for online purchases. In stores, only two product rebates allowed. Here is the in-store form.

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TurboTax vs. H&R Block Tax Prep Software

Consumer Reports put the two leading tax preparation software programs to the test, evaluating both the online and desktop versions.

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