No need to worry about pets—they’re riding out the economic crisis in style. The latest sign that pets are faring well is the introduction of a new magazine that’s all about dogs from Cesar Millan, a trainer known as the “Dog Whisperer.”
In light of the way NFL team owners are treating fans—subjecting them to absurd seat license fees that cost tens of thousands of dollars, jacking up ticket prices as much as 90 percent despite the ongoing recession, suing fans who try to get out of multi-year ticket contracts—cheering on a team is starting to feel a bit like rooting …
Lenders use credit scores to instantaneously evaluate what sort of loan, if any, should be approved for an applicant hoping to buy a car or home or simply get a new credit card. There are tons of misunderstandings as to what makes a good or bad credit score.
You know what? That’s still nearly a thousand bucks more than you need to spend on a pair of pants—even a pretty nice pair of pants.
Debit cards have been presented as the safer alternative to credit cards. A credit card is something of a temporary loan operation, allowing you to buy things with money you may or may not have, creating a situation in which it’s easy to get into debt. A debit card, by contrast, allows you to buy things using the funds sitting in your …
Call it the incredible bulk: An increasing number of websites are offering discounts for everything from groceries to salon services to flower bouquets, but only if shoppers team up and opt into the promotion in bulk. If too few people sign on, no one gets the deal.
Live free or die. And please stop by to shop for tax-free alcohol. New Hampshire, which doesn’t assess a tax on alcoholic beverages, is surrounded by states that do. And guess what? A disproportionate number of out-of-staters buy booze in the Granite State.
Here’s the scenario: You head into the quickie lube garage and drop $30 or so for an oil change. As you drive away, you notice a sticker in the upper corner of your windshield telling you when you’ll be due for another oil change—the classic “three months of 3,000 miles.” Unless you want to waste money (and use more oil than is …
It’s not just about glue, protractors, and binders. We’re buying stuff—new clothes, backpacks, sneakers, cell phones—in an attempt to make kids feel secure, more confident, more “with it.”
In honor of the holiday that celebrates the working man (and woman, forgive the male-oriented language), here are ten tips for actually finding some work.
Some 1.6 billion coupons were redeemed in the U.S. in the first half of 2009. That’s up 23 percent compared to last year. Who is turning all those coupons in to save on purchases? Odds are it’s a suburbanite who is fairly well off.