Who out there is brave enough to take on the forces of Arizona Department of Public Safety’s highway speed cameras? It’s the Masked Speeder, that’s who.
People don’t get all that excited by the idea of saving a couple bucks—or even by the noble-but-intangible ideas of conservation or saving the environment. So what will get folks motivated to become more energy-efficient? Make it a competition and give out cash prizes. Because people love to win, and they really love to win money.
General Motors, fresh off of its $50 billion government bailout, is introducing a new promotion called “May the Best Car Win.” If you’re not satisfied with your car, you’re entitled to a full refund within 60 days of the purchase.
Has the real estate market hit bottom? Is it time to buy? Time to sell? Should you rent rather than buy? Should you rent the home you own instead of trying to sell it? No matter your housing needs and desires, here are some ideas that’ll help your cause.
You can have a good baseball team. You can have (relatively) cheap beer at the ballpark. But apparently, you cannot have both.
“Clean-up in aisle seven! There are happy bridal tears all over the place.” Nine couples won a promotion from 99¢ Only Stores—and the prize was a wedding ceremony that cost (yep) just 99¢, held among aisles of canned vegetables, cookies, and party favors in the discount chain’s Hollywood location.
Millions of people in credit card debt are getting their terms changed—sometimes meaning they pay no interest—simply by asking.
Gambling is widely considered to be recession resistant. When times are tough, people may in fact be more likely to take a chance. Sales of lottery tickets, for instance, were up in most states. So why have state tax revenues from gambling dropped?
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.