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Back to School Second Laptop Sweepstakes Official Rules

July 15, 2014 by: John Lynch

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. SWEEPSTAKES OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE U.S., INCLUDING THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND PUERTO RICO, WHO ARE ABOVE THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN THE STATE OR TERRITORY IN WHICH THEY RESIDE AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Sponsor: Check […]

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Back to School Sweepstakes Official Rules

July 14, 2014 by: John Lynch

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. SWEEPSTAKES OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE U.S., INCLUDING THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND PUERTO RICO, WHO ARE ABOVE THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN THE STATE OR TERRITORY IN WHICH THEY RESIDE AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Sponsor: Check […]

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Top Music Festivals for Late Summer and Early Fall

July 8, 2014 by: PF Wilson

Music festivals have become a summertime tradition in America. They’ve been massive in the UK and Europe for years, particularly Reading, Leeds, and the Montreux Jazz Festival. The concept was made famous by Woodstock in 1969, but waxed and waned over the years. Security concerns and logistics were a major factor in keeping subsequent gatherings […]

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5 Ways to Match Your Home with Your Personality

July 8, 2014 by: PF Wilson

After a long day of work, there’s nothing quite like coming home, relaxing, kicking back and watching some TV in a room that feels and looks a lot like you. Whatever your preference, get inspired by these five tips that will help you capture the essence of you in your home, and bring out the […]

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Get Fresh and Save at a Farmers’ Market this Summer

July 8, 2014 by: PF Wilson

One of the joys of summer is eating fresh produce. One of the best places to find locally grown tomatoes, corn, beans, and more is a farmers’ market. Farmers’ markets are more popular today than they’ve ever been and there’s a good chance one’s being held this weekend near you. Here are some tips that […]

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Quiz: Are You a Good Houseguest? It Can Get You Invited Back and Save You Money.

July 8, 2014 by: PF Wilson

A hotel stay can take up a big chunk of your vacation budget. If you’re lucky enough to have relatives or friends who live near a great vacation spot, you may be able to stay with them instead. The question is, will you be invited back? Scoring a repeat invitation (and saving on vacations for […]

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Stay Safe Under the Sun: Learn the Latest Facts on Sunscreen

June 4, 2014 by: Donna Parshall

Summer means more time outdoors – and that means more time in the sun. By knowing how to choose the right sunscreen for your needs and apply it properly, you can keep it on the fun and safe side during the coming months. Here’s the lowdown: FDA Labeling Rules In late 2012, the Food and […]

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Affordable GPS Devices for Summer Travel

June 4, 2014 by: Donna Parshall

A road trip to new places can be exciting and invigorating – but it can also be nerve-wracking if you’re worried about getting lost. A Global Positioning System (GPS) can become your personal navigator through unfamiliar areas. Most GPSs are easy to use and require no internet connection to operate – a particular bonus if […]

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How to Avoid High Gas Prices on a Road Trip

June 4, 2014 by: Donna Parshall

Many people have great memories of long road trips with family or friends; they think fondly of the open road and the excitement of visiting new places or far away relatives. But nobody looks back wistfully at paying high gas prices. The good news for this summer’s road trip? Gas prices this year aren’t expected […]

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Move It Without Losing It: 7 Ways to Save Money (and Your Sanity) During a Move

June 4, 2014 by: Donna Parshall

The cost of moving can put a drain on household finances and your peace of mind. Here are seven ideas that can help you keep your expenses down and the chaos to a minimum. 1. Get utilities in sync. Notify your current gas and electricity provider, water authority, cable company, and other utilities of your […]

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