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  1. Save Money This Summer With Great Lifehacks

    July 3, 2008 by ruetheday

    LifeHacker has some great summer lifehacks right now. Stop by and check out these fantastic money savers.


  2. Tips to Save You Money On Your Next Flight

    June 27, 2008 by ruetheday

    The Consumerist has an article with 7 tips that can deffinately save you money when buying your air travel. The days one is a huge deal. When I went to Europe, I have always traveled midweek, the differences can be over $100 a lot of the time.


  3. The Secret to Getting the Freshest Produce At Low Prices

    June 17, 2008 by ruetheday

    Getting fresh veggies can be a cheapskate’s heaven. Not only will your food taste better when it’s fresher, it almost always is cheaper. You may be wondering why that is, but frequently things are picked way before they’re ripened to get sent out to the grocery store where they charge you full price. Fresher foods need to be sold fast, so they are usually priced to move.

    Earlier we discussed why growing your own garden may not be a great idea financially. Now you can get the same flavorful food you would have gotten from a home garden without the time, stress and money it takes to grow your own.
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  4. Save Money On Gas With These Fuel Efficient Used Cars

    June 12, 2008 by Jill

    Jalopnik has a list of 10 fuel efficient used cars. Some of them are going for under a grand, and some get over 50 mpg. Pretty f-ing good deal if you ask me.


  5. 6 Ex-war-plagued Vacation Destinations

    June 12, 2008 by Jill

    Beautiful AngolaLooking for a good place to get away from it all? Why not visit a land once riddled in war? It sounds sarcastic, but these past playgrounds for fascists and guerrilla fighters are now safe to visit again and many of them are absolutely stunning. Plus, because many of these have not seen a huge boom in the tourism industry, the cost of visiting is cheap. ProTraveler has a great list of 6 spots to visit now that their conflicts are over. Cambodia, Angola (shown to the right) and Peru are a few of these beautiful destinations.

    Also, MSN says Nicaragua and South America are also worth visiting these days for the same reasons. Their list of 10 bargain destinations is spectacular.

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  6. Make Your Own Air Conditioner!

    June 11, 2008 by Jill

    You heard that right, Life Hacker has a collection of DIY projects to create your own air conditioning unit using cool water/ice and a fan. My personal favorite is here, I’ll try to build one soon and let you know how it works out.


  7. Google Checkout offering $10 off $60 purchase

    June 9, 2008 by Jill

    If you’re looking to buy something on the net, be sure to check Google shopping for $10 off a select number of stores. Of course, Windows Live search is now offering money back on many stores, so be sure to shop around.


  8. Spend $100 on Dockers, get $85 worth of goodies

    June 4, 2008 by Jill

    To celebrate Father’s Day, Sears is offering a $75 gas card and a $10 Sears gift card by mail if you buy $100 of Dockers gear (does not include shoes). Plus, customers will be entered to win a new Toyota Prius (which would save you major gas money) just for shopping.
    The offer lasts between June 7 and June 15, so if you were planning on getting some Dockers, better do it that week. Oh, and it’s only for in-store purchases so sorry internet lovers.


  9. Travel: Avoid Hotel Astoria In San Francisco

    June 2, 2008 by Jill

    Maybe it’s just the fact that I don’t like being lied to, but this hotel was more of a disappointment than a number of roach motels I’ve stayed at. The hotel was found on Expedia and I booked it because it had a good location (right beside China Town) and offered tv and free wifi.
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