Republic Wireless vs. Straight Talk vs. Virgin Mobile

Republic Wireless vs. Straight Talk vs. Virgin Mobile

Republic Wireless, Straight Talk and Virgin Mobile are three of the top competitors within the discount cell phone and service market. All three attract customers who are looking to get away from the high cost, contract-heavy world of traditional cell phone providers. However, the services they provide are vastly different – with huge disparities in […]

Published or Updated: June 19, 2015

Republic Wireless Now Pays Customers for Unused Cellular Data

Republic Wireless Plans

Last month I reviewed Republic Wireless (How Republic Wireless Can Save You $10,976.76), and it generated a lot of interest. In general, the comments in response affirmed that Republic is on to something with its low prices and “hybrid calling technology”. But now there’s more on the Republic Wireless story, as if the package weren’t already attractive […]

Published or Updated: May 5, 2015

DR 133: Inbox Zero–A Simple Strategy to Conquer Your E-mail

Inbox Zero

Email is a real pain. Most of us have multiple email accounts. The inbox can easily pile up with junk, often resulting in important email getting lost or forgotten. For many, inbox zero is nothing but a pipe dream. This hit home for me recently.  I have four primary email accounts that I monitor.  One […]

Published or Updated: December 3, 2014

Cheapest Place to Buy a iPhone 6

iPhone Comparison Chart

The release of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus raises an important question–is the iPhone 6 worth the cost? While nobody can answer that question for you, I decided to pull together as much information as I could on how to find the best deal on the 6 and 6 Plus. What a headache. […]

Published or Updated: April 27, 2015

6 Tools to Find Promo Codes for Just About Anything

Money Tools

You can save money on nearly anything with promo codes. Luckily, with the power of the internet, it’s now possible to quickly find promo codes for just about anything you might want to buy. Whether you’re on your way out the door to pick up some groceries, or considering a big ticket online purchase, these […]

Published or Updated: December 2, 2013

5 Tips to Find the Best Cyber Monday Deals

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Holiday shopping season is almost upon us, and you, like many gift-givers, may be wondering how to get the best deals on all those gifts you need to buy. Savvy bargain shoppers have been working Black Friday for years, but you may be less familiar with how to get a great deal on Cyber Monday. […]

Published or Updated: April 21, 2014

9 Tools That Make Price Matching a Snap During the Holidays

price matching policies

Holiday shopping is something of a competitive sport in the United States — even if you’re only competing against the last price you saw. We all spend more during the holiday shopping season, but that doesn’t mean we want to. In fact, many of us look for ways to limit the damage to our bank accounts. […]

Published or Updated: November 21, 2013

Price Matching Policies Made Simple for Top Retailers

price matching policies

Price matching can be a big money-saver, but you need to be able to navigate the fine print. For example, I saved more than 50 percent recently on a camera memory card purchase when Target matched Amazon’s $16.56 price, knocking down Target’s original price of $34.99. Ever better: I didn’t have to wait for shipping. […]

Published or Updated: April 21, 2014

25 Tips and Resources for New Grads on LinkedIn

LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn, which was founded in 2002 and launched in 2003, reported an increase in users last year. As of January 2013, the social networking site for professionals had 200 million registered users. It may not be in the league of social media giants Facebook and Twitter, but there’s nothing quite like LinkedIn, which is considered […]

Published or Updated: May 15, 2013