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NEGATIVE REVIEW SUPPRESSION ON AMAZON

WHAT CONSUMERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NEGATIVE REVIEWS ON AMAZON There are 3 cautions all consumers need to know about negative reviews on Amazon: 1. Some negative reviews are posted by the competition posing as a customer/buyer. This is often … Continue reading

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Calling 911 – No Longer Free with MagicJack and other wireless companies

As of August of 2013 MagicJack will charge their users for 911 calls. The reason for this is that 911 centers across the country are choosing to charge a fee to companies like MagicJack to connect their customers to 911. … Continue reading

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Books That Can Help You Save or Make Money

BOOKS WE RECOMMEND There are many great books that can help you manage your finances, save money, and even make money. We highly recommend the books below. We offer links to these books on Amazon.com mainly because we like to … Continue reading

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Car Alarm/Remote Protective Covers – Review

Car Alarm/Remote Protective Covers – Review My husband’s car alarm/remote bail broke – on both remotes. Not only can’t he attach the remote to his key chain any longer, but if he didn’t hear it hit the ground when the bail … Continue reading

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We Need to Know – Who Makes The Products We Buy?

WE NEED TO KNOW Who Makes The Products We Buy? Many people don’t realize there’s a relatively small group of companies that manufacture and distribute the great majority of food and common household products most of us buy and use … Continue reading

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Understanding the New Energy Guide Label for Appliances

Appliance Shopping With the New Energy Guide Label If you’ve shopped for appliances in the U.S. then you’ve seen the bright yellow Energy Guide label and possibly you’ve ignored it or have been confused by it. Recently the U.S. Government revised these … Continue reading

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WARNING – Power4Home System – Scam!

John Russell’s Power4Home System – Scam! This review also gives suggestions for how to find information about solar and wind power without getting ripped off, some for free. This information is important to any home owner or small business owner … Continue reading

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Get $100 FREE MONEY just for signing up for and using AARP Chase Visa

  Get $100 FREE MONEY just for signing up for and using AARP Chase Visa one time! What’s the catch? All you have to do is sign up for (qualify for) an AARP Chase Visa credit card, use the card … Continue reading

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CatholicMatch.com – Review

CatholicMatch.com Review The last time I dated I was in my twenties. The last time I was in a serious relationship was more than 10 years ago, before my husband passed away. Serious is an understatement. He was my love, … Continue reading

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Enter to WIN the GE Freshpedition Pinterest Sweepstakes! (ends 8/22/12)

Enter to WIN the GE Freshpedition Pinterest Sweepstakes!       You must have a Pinterest account to enter this sweepstakes. Pinterest accounts are easy to create and free: http://pinterest.com/ Follow this link for official rules on how to enter the … Continue reading

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AARP – Can They Help You Save Money?

AARP stands for the “American Association of Retired Persons”. But don’t let the “retired” part throw you. When you join AARP you become a member of a huge organization that advocates for people age 50 and older, retired or not, … Continue reading

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LET COUPONS.COM KNOW HOW YOU FEEL!!

LET COUPONS.COM KNOW HOW YOU FEEL!! Coupons.com has changed their website format and there’s so much wrong with it. To begin, they no longer have numbered pages, but instead you must upload all pages at once to get to the … Continue reading

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Mission Athletecare Enduracool Towel – Review

Mission Athletecare Enduracool Towel – Review Can’t Afford Air Conditioning? Can’t Stand The Heat? Try This New Product! When we turned on our 10 year old living room air conditioner for the first time this summer it made such a … Continue reading

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Review of the documentary film “FAT, SICK & NEARLY DEAD”

Review of the documentary film  FAT, SICK & NEARLY DEAD Why is an article about a movie about juicing on a website about saving money? Because being unhealthy and/or being overweight costs you a lot of money. As you’ll see … Continue reading

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BOX TOPS & LABELS FOR EDUCATION FACEBOOK GIVEAWAY

BOX TOPS & LABELS FOR EDUCATION FACEBOOK GIVEAWAY This is our second Box Tops & Labels for Education Facebook Giveaway.  The giveaway starts right now. See rules below: 1. You must “like” this website. See facebook button or link in the … Continue reading

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Ode To Barter & Trading

This is our first article dedicated to barter and trade. This article was first posted in August 2010 on our sister website (barterandtrading.org) which our volunteers hosted but has been reposted here since the old website has merged with PracticalWaysToSaveMoney.com. The … Continue reading

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Welcome Barter & Trading Enthusiasts!!

Welcome Barter & Trading Enthusiasts!! Today we’re officially welcoming our Barter & Trading friends who have joined us here on our PracticalWaysToSaveMoney.com website and facebook page. The volunteers who helped launch and manage barterandtrading.org are joining our team to combine … Continue reading

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Tears for Sears AND JC Penney – Everyone Suffers

Tears for Sears AND JC Penney – Consumers, Employees, and Stockholders All Suffer On January 26th we posted an article about the new JC Penney marketing and price structuring campaign and we predicted it would cause problems for consumers and employees alike. … Continue reading

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ABOUT YOUR FICO SCORE (credit score)

ABOUT YOUR FICO SCORE (credit score) Your FICO® Score (pronounced FY-koh), also known as your “credit score” is a system used for scoring your credit, loan, and payment history. The reason it’s called your “FICO” score is because the system … Continue reading

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When you can’t get a refund you deserve: About Charge-backs & Payment Disputes

WHEN YOU CAN’T GET A REFUND or WHEN YOU CAN’T GET AUTO-SHIPMENTS TO STOP All too often we consumers are faced with paying good money for shoddy workmanship, poor quality merchandise, and sellers who won’t do the right thing. It seems customer … Continue reading

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