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Collectibles that are worth the investment

As biz reporter Sean Adkins will tell you – some collectibles are not only things to treasure, they are worth serious dough. You see, Sean’s convinced his mint-condition He-man figures are a veritable treasure trove of value – and according … Continue reading

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Gas prices creeping up: here’s why

Gas prices in York are up about four cents this week compared with last week, with an average price of $3.58, according to GasBuddy.,com. It’s a trend that is repeating across the country and TheStreet has broken down the top … Continue reading

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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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Don’t be a credit card rewards points statistic

Two years ago, when iPod touches were all the rage, my mother saved up her reward points on my parents’ American Express faithfully for months before she was finally able to redeem them for a 16-GB iPod for my little … Continue reading

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Weird product: Would you buy it?

Ladies in Japan don’t have to worry about overheating this summer when they can’t find some air conditioning: an “ice bra” according to a D.C. Fox News station. Read this super cool product description: Each cup contains special gel packs … 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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Gas prices peaking?

I nearly choked when I saw how much gas prices rose this weekend. $3.95 a gallon for regular? Do they think I’m made of money?! But even though gas prices have risen 11 cents in the past two weeks and … 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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McDonald’s to re-do value menus

Fast-foodies, take note: McDonalds is re-doing its value menus, taking the small-sized french fries and drinks off of the dollar menu and creating an “extra value menu,” filled with items that are more than $1, but still considered a “value,” … Continue reading

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