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Don’t Get Skimmed: How to Protect Your Plastic

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When you pay for gas at the pump, use an ATM, or hand your payment card off to a waiter at a restaurant, you usually don’t think twice about security—but maybe you should.

Let’s Make Cascarones!

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Looking for some inexpensive fun for the family this Easter weekend? Try cascarones!

Have a mountain of boxes? Let’s find out if you need a mover…

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Moving can be a big chore, and your personal situation could make it even tougher. If you’re debating whether or not to get help from a mover, this flow chart is for you.

Six Ways to Drive Farther on Your Dollar

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Gas prices have hit their highest levels in over two and a half years, so now is a great time to take a look under the hood. Well maintained vehicles will not only last longer, they’ll perform more efficiently and save you some money at the pump.

Insurance Discounts: All the Coverage, Fraction of the Cost

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If you want to drive, you have to have car insurance. Plain and simple. Fortunately, there are several ways for you to reduce your insurance premiums. Check out the following discounts available from major insurers.

Plug That Leak and Save Your Money

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Did you know that less than 2.5 percent of the water on earth is fresh water, and only 1 percent of that is accessible for drinking?

Calculating Your Credit Score

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These days, your credit score is checked before you apply for just about anything. From cell phones to house mortgages, any creditors or companies that offer their services in advance will check your credit to make sure you are a customer that is trustworthy.

So what is a credit score?

Pain at the Pump?

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Well, the average mid-size car has a fuel tank that holds 16 gallons, which means that if assume the price of gasoline is $3/gallon it costs about $48 to refuel the family truckster.

Common Cell Phone Fees

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Does it seem like your cell phone bill keeps getting bigger and bigger? Well, it’s not your imagination. Cell phone providers are finding more ways to squeeze more money out of their customers, and depending on how you use your phone you could really rack up the charges.

Negotiating a Lease

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So, you’ve decided to lease a car. You’ve done some research based upon your needs and you have discovered that leasing a car will save you some money. Great. Now, it’s time to make sure you get the best deal. Check out the negotiating tips below to help prepare yourself for your trip to the dealership.