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Contracts and customer agreements often come with pricey cancellation policies. Since getting out can cost you a hefty buck, BillShrink has collected a list of the most expensive things that you want to carefully cancel.
This week’s money saving tip is to go back to school! Take a free Verizon Wireless smartphone class. Since you’ve already shelled out hard-earned dollars for that shiny new smartphone, you should bfigure what those cool icons really do. Verizon’s classes are designed to answer all the basic questions about smartphones with live demonstrations. After all, there is little value
The national average regular gasoline price is even higher this week at $2.819, up $0.031 from last week. At this time last year, the national average cost per gallon was $0.857 less than today’s price.
A report from the latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting notes that, “The Committee will maintain the target range for the federal funds rate at 0 to 1/4 percent and continues to anticipate that economic conditions… are likely to warrant exceptionally low levels of the federal funds rate for an extended period.” In other words, speculation surrounding the raising of
tweetmeme_url = ‘http://www.billshrink.com/blog/8084/planning-for-higher-education/’; Higher education can be extremely costly when you take into account not only tuition, but also living expenses: room and board, food and entertainment, school supplies and textbooks, and the list goes on. It is in your best interest to get an early start on financing your child’s college costs by taking advantage of the widely available
The price of retail gasoline has increased this yet again this week. The current national average price per gallon is $2.788, up from $0.037 last week. U.S.-based oil refinery maintenance season is in full effect, and consumers’ options for low cost gasoline are limited. Most regions are within the $2.700 to $2.800 range; read on to see how average gas
On Tuesday, the Federal Open Market Committee will meet to discuss the outlook of the benchmark interest rate in the coming months. Any dissent among the ten members to Chairman Ben Bernanke’s statements that rates “will remain low”, may change the Fed’s policy going forward. Stay tuned here for updates on the meeting’s progress. See this week’s interest rates from
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More than 60 million Americans say they are likely to cut back on wireless service to save money if the economy gets worse over the next six months. But no need to be too hasty… the right cell phone plan can help you save money without reducing talk time or fun bonus features!