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May 8, 2014  |   Cheap stuff, Discounts, Saving Money, Travel  |   1 Comment

Need a taxi? Why not get a Lyft instead?

yellow taxi cabThe internet has changed so many of the things we do in our daily lives that we are barely receptive to it anymore. Everyday some new company comes up with some new concept that incorporates the internet into something that was never done that way before. One of the latest things to come about is crowd-sourced taxis. No longer do you have to call a company or wait outside and hope a cab that isn’t already booked¬†drives by. Now you can just open an app, push a button and know exactly when your ride will arrive. And the best part is, it’s usually cheaper.

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Apr 3, 2014  |   Free stuff, Resources, Saving Money  |   No Comments

Stop paying ATM fees NOW with this handy tool!

ATM machine keypadAt some point in our lives we’ve all been victim to ATM robberies. I’m not talking about the guy who waits for you to withdraw your cash, then runs up to you in a black mask and steals it from you, no. I’m talking about the ATMs and banks who think they deserve $2-$6 for the privilege of getting your own money. There are few things I hate paying for more than ATM fees. They are unnecessary, expensive and just plain rude. And if you’re only getting $20, that’s a 10-30% transaction fee. Robbery indeed! So let me tell you about a neat little tool that can help you avoid paying those fees ever again.

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