Tag Archives: savings

Two years without cable: A 20-something reflection

Last week, I celebrated two years at the York Daily Record. I also celebrated something else: Two years without television. I realize that probably makes me a total weirdo. You see, I have a perfectly working television at my house … Continue reading

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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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You know gas prices were high when…..

I nearly swerved in my car coming back to York this weekend when I saw a gas station practically giving away gasoline. OK, OK, they were charging $3.69 per gallon for regular, but compared to a few weeks ago, when … 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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Things that will cost less in 2012

Think everything is going up in price these days? Well, think again. Some well-loved products are expected to drop in price headed into the new year, according to dealnews.com – whether it’s because people are spending less on non-essentials or … Continue reading

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End-of-year tax tips

2011 is almost over and done with, but there’s still a few days left to save some money in 2012 when you file your taxes. H&R Block has compiled a list of end-of-year tips to help maximize your tax returns … Continue reading

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Need cash for holiday shopping? Have coins? Enter, the ‘Magic Money Machine.’

As we all dig deep into our wallets for a little extra cash this holiday season, there’s a fun way for people with some extra coins laying around to cash in – Metro Bank’s “Magic Money Machine:”

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