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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Sep 30, 2013  |   Making Money, Resale  |   No Comments

How to get top-dollar for your used cell phones

iPhone 4sThat’s right folks, it’s Apple season (both literally and figuratively). That wonderful time of year to enjoy a delicious crisp and tasty gift from nature. Also that time when a certain huge corporation decides they need a new product to appease the masses for yet another year. So find yourself some delicious in-season apples from your local grocer, alternatively finish reading this blog post to find out why it’s REALLY Apple season.

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Sep 25, 2013  |   Discounts, Saving Money  |   No Comments

How to get a laptop for almost 70% off the retail price

Acer LaptopOne of the best ways to get a great deal on something is to stack multiple offers. This can get tricky when retailers prohibit using multiple discounts, but when you get away with it, you can find yourself saving a lot of money. This was the case when I purchased myself a new laptop about two years ago.

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Sep 18, 2013  |   Saving Money, Travel  |   No Comments

How to get the best price on your next cruise

Cruise chipThe other day I booked a short last-minute cruise for a fun little weekend getaway. I’m a big fan of cruises ever since I took my first one last year and have noticed that if you’re flexible enough, you can really get a great deal that can often make it one of the cheapest vacations possible. In my search I came across a variety of choices and discovered that sometimes the best price isn’t always the best deal.

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Sep 12, 2013  |   Resources, Saving Money  |   3 Comments

Get the lowest prices online with this handy secret

Invisible Hand Chrome extensionOne of the great things about technology is that it can make our lives easier. We often find ourselves overwhelmed with the latest and greatest tech wonders, but without these tools at our disposal, we can only guess what the best choice is. By embracing technology and utilizing the resources around us, we can often make much more informed decisions. The internet has enabled some of the greatest minds to come together and create tools that can help us find what we are looking for faster and cheaper. One of my favorite tools for doing so is a little plugin called “Invisible Hand“.

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Sep 10, 2013  |   Making Money, Opportunities  |   No Comments

How to calculate your risk for big rewards!

Segway i2Back in 2009, I was browsing through some classified ads and found one that stood out. It wasn’t something I had expected to see and it was definitely out-of-place, but I gave it a quick glance and quickly realized that a great opportunity was staring me in the eyes. Sometimes the best deals come when you aren’t looking for them, and such was the case in what has been the best money-making opportunity I’ve come across so far.

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