Gift cards are not free money. Even the most frugal and budget minded spenders sometimes view gift cards as different and throw out all the spending rules they usually adhere to. But to get the very most out of their gift cards, they need to be … [Read more...] about Gift Cards Are NOT Free Money!
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Yesterday was Mother's Day. Maybe you had carefully thought out your gift to your mother weeks ahead of time, or maybe you fell into the group of people wandering aimlessly around Walmart at 6:00am trying to put something together at the last minute. … [Read more...] about 8 Great Father’s Day Gifts
My son will be graduating from high school in about a month, so our refrigerator has been filling up with invitations to graduation parties for his friends not to mention other family members and the children of some of our friends. For each … [Read more...] about How Much Cash Should I Give As A Graduation Gift?
The 3 month 3000 mile oil change rule has been around forever. Many service shops still adhere to it, and use it as the standard when putting that reminder sticker on your windshield. Getting your oil changed can cost between $35 and $100, as well as … [Read more...] about How Many Miles Can You Go Over On Your Oil Change?
With the boom of online shopping, brick and mortar retail stores are losing popularity and closing at almost an alarming rate. This phenomenon does provide some opportunity for consumers to save some significant money. I was shopping for camping … [Read more...] about 3 Ways To Take Advantage Of Going Out Of Business Sales
The gasoline odor inside my van was so strong it gave me an instant headache. I thought for sure I was going to be paying close to $200 to have my van detailed to get the smell out. Unfortunately, they didn't guarantee that they'd be … [Read more...] about How To Get Gasoline Odor Out Of Your Car