Category Archives: Phones / Cell Phones / PDAs

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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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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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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AT&T 1909 Corded Phone – Review

I originally purchased this phone so I can have a very basic phone to use with my magic jacks and computers. I also like simplicity and have had trouble with fancy cordless phones. And I’ve always trusted ATT, having owned … Continue reading

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ATT Trimline Corded Phone Model 210 / 230 – Review

This is the phone I ended up with after trying three other Trimline style phones that were, well, worthless as far as I’m concerned. Those other phones were the ATT Model 1909 and 265, and the VTECH Model 265. All … Continue reading

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How to Get FREE SHIPPING on virtually all Amazon.com Orders

When you sign up for Amazon Mom (free) at Amazon.com and purchase any items worth $25 or more (total order in one payment, from the Amazon Baby Store) you receive 1 to 3 months of Amazon Prime Free Shipping benefits which … Continue reading

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MAGIC JACK (magicJack) REVIEW

MagicJack (magic Jack) REVIEW: We recommend you read this review in full before buying a MagicJack. We use it, but it’s not for everyone.                    Several of the admins of PracticalWaysToSaveMoney.com have been using MagicJack for about 3 years. It has pros … Continue reading

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