What is LED TV Technology? Is It Worth The Premium Price Over LCD & Plasma?

Technology advances extremely quickly these days, and it’s difficult to keep up with it all. This is particularly true in the area of flat screen televisions. Before, you really only had the choice of a Plasma vs LCD TV. The debate on which is better still continues and the more recent introduction of LED TVs has further muddied the waters of this discussion.

So which is best for you? Let’s review exactly what an LED TV is, and whether paying the extra money is worth it.

What is an LED TV?

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Plasma vs LCD TV – Which Is the Better Television Set For You?

Although your Christmas shopping may be winding down, you may still be in the market for a flat panel television. And if you look in the right places, you should be able to score one at a great price. However, the question remains—do you go with the plasma or the LCD? I decided to look deeper into this issue and outline the pros and cons for both types of televisions. For the purposes of comparison, I have broken down my findings into four important categories: picture quality, functionality, durability, and price.

Picture Quality

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Top 10 Consumer-Friendly Retail Store Company Policies To Take Advantage Of

We’ve recently discussed some of the worst retail company policies out there. Hopefully this has helped you to avoid some holiday buzz kills. As a follow up, I want to review some of the best consumer deals around. Not only do these show the ways that companies can treat a customer well, but they might also help you to make some great last minute holiday purchases.

Some of these policies have to do with retail purchasing, while others are good to know before making your holiday travel plans. I consider myself to be a pretty savvy shopper, but even I was pretty surprised by some of these, especially in comparison to the “worst” list.

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J.D. Roth Interview & Your Money: The Missing Manual Review

jd rothWe recently had the honor of conversing with J. D. Roth, creator of the incredibly successful personal finance blog Get Rich Slowly. In just five short years, J.D. has managed to build a following of roughly 85,000 readers! J.D.’s story is a fairly simple one, but one that rings true to us all. He found himself deep in debt, and finally, one day, decided to do something about it. He parlayed this story into a wildly popular personal finance blog, and recently authored his first book on the subject, entitled Your Money: The Missing Manual.

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Billeo Review – Online Shopping Toolbar to Simplify Bill Pay & Password Management

billeo logoI think it’s safe to say that almost all of us have paid our bills online or have done some kind of online shopping. I recently had a chance to look at a website that goes a long way in making these experiences faster, easier, and less stressful.

The website is called Billeo. It has a Bill Pay Assistant that allows you to simplify and organize your online bill paying process, a Shopping Assistant that auto fills all of your payment details and shipping information, a Password Assistant that saves all of your online passwords, and finally, an Offer Assistant that tags your search results with special offers and discounts.  I personally do almost all of my shopping online, and it seems like Billeo was designed just for me!

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Top 10 Worst Retail Store Company Policies To Be Aware Of When Shopping

Shopping When caught up in the rush of holiday shopping, it’s easy to make quick decisions about gifts or travel without the normal amount of thought. Whether you have a lot to do, you want to finish fast, or you just love to give the perfect gift, there’s something about this time of year that makes us all a little less responsible with our purchases.

Since most of us will do a great deal of shopping in the coming days, I’ve decided to list some not-so-consumer-friendly retail policies. In my opinion, this list is comprised of the ten worst-of-the-worst when it comes to your holiday retail nightmares. If you haven’t done your due diligence for holiday purchases, hopefully this will recommend some second thought.

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Checking Influence Review – See How Your Spending is Wielding Political Influence

When it comes to deciding exactly where we spend our money, there are two types of people: those who care about the political affiliations of companies they do business with, and those who don’t.

If you’re in the first category and want to be aware of the political activity of various companies, there’s a great new tool that can help you easily find this information. And even if you didn’t care to know previously, try it out. It could give you some interesting insights that I’m sure you didn’t know about before.

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Woot! Deals Review – Find the Best Deal of the Day

woot logoI do a great deal of my shopping online, and I also have a side business which entails finding deals on online shopping sites and reselling. I’ve had a look at a multitude of daily deals and group buying sites out there, and frankly, I have not been impressed with very many of them. They all have a variety of drawbacks, whether it be the products they offer, their prices, their shipping times, or their return policies. In general, I’ve learned that you need to be very careful when shopping at these websites, to make sure you are actually getting a “deal.”

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Logo Mojo Review – Logo Design and Brand Identity to Set You Apart From The Rest

logo mojoThis post brought to you by Logo Mojo. All opinions are 100% mine.

A high-quality, creative logo is imperative for anyone trying to effectively market and grow their small business. Logos are the first thing people notice – particularly for online businesses – so it’s vital that your logo be original and make a memorable first impression. Logo Mojo, a website that specializes in logo design for small businesses, understands that and has a staff of in-house designers whose job is to come up with a professional, effective logo that is just right for you.

What Logo Mojo Offers

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