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What To Do With Your Economic Stimulus Check

I remember heading to the mall after the state government lifted quarantine rules. The mall was surprisingly pact with some stores with long lines. (I guess that what happens when you have all that pent-up shopping demand.) But what was surprising was the luxury brand stores had the longest lines. Brands like Louis Vuitton, Gucci, …

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My Cord Cutting Update Pt1

I called Verizon FIOS earlier in the month. Surprisingly, they were much more accommodating than I thought they would be. In fact, I was estimating the early cancellation fee to be around $85. The contract expires in November, so I was 3 months earlier than my contract end date. The Verizon rep said that if …

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Surefire Ways to Save and Plan For Vet Bills and Pet Expenses

How To Save Money On Pet Bills

Own a pet? You might be surprised to know that the average cost to raise and maintain a dog is around $15,000 for its lifetime. If you’re thinking about all expenses included, Forbes has an interesting article citing the lifetime cost to being anywhere from $17,650 to $93,520. (This, of course, accounts for costs for grooming, dog walker, etc)

50-30-20 Budget Rule – Easiest Way to Financial Freedom

What is the 50-30-20 Budget Rule? Starting a budget with a 50-30-20 budget rule is a simplified way to take account of your money.  The numbers represent a percentage of your income and how it should be allocated to categorized expenses.  If you’re not an expert in budgeting, you might want to consider this method …

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How to Save On Vacation

There are many ways to save on vacation. You can find great deals online and while on vacation find some amazing strategies to stretch your wallet. Here are 17 ways.

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Lancaster Review

The DoubleTree Resort by Hilton in Lancaster is an escape from the normal bustle of the city of Lancaster, PA.  Surprisingly it’s large, and the hotel boasts some interesting amenities that you won’t find in a typical Lancaster hotel.  More importantly, if you’re a gulf enthusiast, you would appreciate the 18-hole course that is readily …

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