Category Archives: Warnings

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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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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Avoiding and Dealing With E-Mail Work & Job Scams

Danger! Job Scams! Red Flags for E-mail Scams Many credible businesses now use online sites such as Facebook and Craigslist to recruit new employees.  Conducting your job search on the Internet is convenient and popular in today’s job market. However, … Continue reading

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Websites That Can Help You Find A Job

Websites That Can Help You Find A Job You can’t save money if you’re not making money so we include information about jobs and employment when ever we can. Over the years the volunteers here at PracticalWaysToSaveMoney.com have had their … Continue reading

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Doomsday Preppers Show May Drive Cost of Emergency Supplies Sky High

PLEASE DO NOT DISMISS THIS. DO NOT TAKE THIS ISSUE LIGHTLY. Although many of the “preppers” featured in the new NatGeo series “Doomsday Preppers” will undoubtedly seem crazy or over-the-top to some people, the fact is there WILL be another … Continue reading

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Why Stockpiling is Not Just for Survivalists & Doomsday Preppers

Why Stockpiling is Not Just for Survivalists & Doomsday Preppers When most people hear the word “stockpile” they think of old black and white movies and ammunition or modern day survivalists hoarding guns and huge bags of rice and beans, … Continue reading

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UPDATE ON SECURITY BREACH FOR MICHAELS CUSTOMERS

UPDATE ON SECURITY BREACH FOR MICHAELS CUSTOMERS We would like to make it clear that although this security breach is serious, we do not feel it warrants not shopping at Michaels. Why? Because, unfortunately, these days even banks can be hacked … Continue reading

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BEFORE SPENDING MONEY ON ANY SALE…

PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE SPENDING MONEY ON ANY SALE After reviewing a recent Walmart holiday sale announcement that came to us through an email that had a link touting “Shop All Specials” we were not convinced the prices advertised on Walmart’s website were reduced from Walmart’s … Continue reading

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Future Medical & Retirement Costs About To Increase – What You Can Do

This issue matters to everyone in the United States, regardless of your age. It’s about Medicare and Social Security costs and benefits. Everyone who makes it to their 60s will eventually need Medicare and Social Security, so even if you’re … Continue reading

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Money Saving Quick Tip – Save or Spend?

Don’t let the lure of a coupon or a big sale get you to buy what you don’t really need. Always remember this example as a general rule; If you get a $5.00 item on sale for $3.00 but you don’t really … Continue reading

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Cost of Clothes Rising Qicker Than Income Levels – This Is Serious!

The cost of cotton alone has risen 45% since January 2011 (9 months ago). In the last 24 months the cost of a barrel of oil went from about $54 to about $87. The cost has gone from about $71 to $87 since … Continue reading

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Federal Budget Cuts May Affect Assistance Programs

ACTION ALERT!! Federal Budget Cuts May Affect Assistance Programs that help families in need, including the SNAP (food stamps), WIC (women infants and children), and CSFP (The Commodity Supplemental Food Program for seniors). We are asking everyone to get involved … Continue reading

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How To Stay Ahead of Spammers & Scammers

If you use the internet for anything you’re bound to come to a website that requires you give them your email address. Sometimes you don’t hesitate, if it’s your bank or a reputable company you trust. But if you’re an … Continue reading

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Do NOT subscribe to anything related to LifeScript.com

WARNING!! Do NOT subscribe to anything related to LifeScript.com unless you want to be hit with wads of spam, have your contact information sold to untold numbers of people, and have your email fill with “coupon offers” that seem to … Continue reading

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CAN YOU AFFORD NOT TO BUY A RAIN BARREL?

Yesterday these were some of the news headlines featured on many websites and news shows: “Water Turned off in North Texas Town to Conserve” and “Water shortage reaches critical stage in Kemp” What happened? Why is this important to you? … Continue reading

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