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Free services more people should take advantage of: e-book lending

Ashley Wislock discusses a new survey that shows most people don’t take advantage of free library e-book lending

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Cutting back on wedding can save big money

“One hundred guests, $4,000″ seems like a nearly impossible feat for couples planning their weddings these days, but one contributor on TheStreet did it – and she is sharing her experience to help other couples budget. Abigail Dalton realized her … Continue reading

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How do you Groupon?

A new study shows that Groupon use isn’t turning out the way many shops originally hoped it would, according to an article on TheStreet. The “flash deal” site is often used by companies that hope to attract new customers through … Continue reading

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Dealing with high gas prices

Yesterday, I talked about my reaction to $3.93 per gallon gasoline but how we might be close to the end of the skyrocketing prices. I figured I am spending about $7 per week more now on gas than I was … Continue reading

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Slow down, save a dollar

As gas prices continue to rise, I’m glad that I drive a little Honda Civic. It’s old — a 1995 model — but it has a small four-cylinder  engine that allows me to get about 35 miles per gallon of … Continue reading

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Gallup poll finds average price to force major changes

The majority of Americans will make “major changes” once gas hits $5.30 to $5.35 per gallon, according to a new Gallup poll. Respondents were asked at what point gas prices would force “significant cutbacks in your spending in other areas” … Continue reading

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While others grab new iPad, bargain hunter scrambles for “old” one

Well, it’s the day so many tech geeks have waited for: Apple unveiled its newest iPad Wednesday which now comes with a high-definition display and a new chip with four processing cores. Fancy. But while others are scrambling to get … Continue reading

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Gas price update: Prices continue to climb

Gas prices are continuing to climb this week. Here’s the data from the the Department of Energy’s Enegery Information Administration: Date                                                  … Continue reading

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Today Show segment reenforces gas price discussion

This morning on the Today Show, gas prices were a hot topic of discussion – with a variety of reasons, including refinery closures on the East Coast, contributing to soaring gas prices. Here’s their segment: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, … Continue reading

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Wedding obsession has some women planning a wedding – without the groom

The wedding industry is a multi-billion dollar industry – and it’s not hard to see why. According to a new survey by BRIDES magazine, the average wedding in 2011 dipped slightly, but still came in at more than $26,000. That’s … Continue reading

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