Articles on Savings

09.26.11

Car Sharing: The Transportation Alternative

Alex Gutow

With the record-high gas prices, many drivers are looking for alternative ways to reduce the cost of vehicle ownership. While opting to use public transit or bicycling are great ways to save money, sometimes you just need a car. Shopping at the local mega-store, taking your pit bull to the vet and going on a date are all trips better

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09.21.11

Free Housing – Jobs In America That Include A Home

Jenny Edwards

For creative and adventurous job seekers who want to cut their monthly costs, taking a position that includes housing is a great option. Live-in jobs are no longer just targeted to college kids and transients. In fact, many live-in positions now offer perks like paid vacations, medical insurance and annual salaries over $70,000. Some of these positions even include a

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08.31.11

Seasonal Sales – The Best Time To Buy

Stan Reybern

These days it seems like everything is on sale, all the time. While promotions, discounts and rebates have all become part of our shopping landscape; it can be tough to sort out the real seasonal deals from the ongoing marketing hype. Below are our picks of the best seasonal deals and offers that are truly worth marking on your calendar.

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08.17.11

The Best Loyalty Programs

Erik Chang

It seems like every company has some sort of loyalty program these days. Unfortunately, many of these programs are not worth the time, money or effort required to get any real benefits. There are, however, several outstanding loyalty programs that reward customers in generous proportions. Here are our picks for the top three loyalty programs: BEST Virgin Airlines Image Source

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08.11.11

Money Saving Android Apps

Erik Chang

One of the great things about having a smartphone are all of the apps available. There literally is an app for everything and, with so many to choose from, it can be difficult to find the best ones for your needs. If you have an Android phone, here are BillShrink’s top money saving apps that are available right now. And

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08.08.11

America’s Multi-Billion Dollar Coupon Industry

Alex Gutow

Rising food and commodity prices, combined with the economic downturn has led to an increased interest in coupons by consumers looking for a way to fight inflation and stretch their family budget. Fueling the recent coupon craze are popular television shows like “Extreme Couponing” on TLC, and the thousands of consumer-led couponing websites and message boards that have sprung up

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08.04.11

The Federal Reserve

Samantha Eckles

Whenever you listen to the news, you have probably heard about “The Fed” in some form or another, especially with the current economic crisis. But what exactly is The Fed and why does it matter? Here’s a brief history about The Federal Reserve and the power it has. click to enlarge Use the code below to embed this Infographic: Source:

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