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SavingsAngel Review – Save on Groceries by Matching Sales to Coupons

My family and I are always on the lookout for great deals at grocery stores, pharmacies, and general goods stores. When we find a deal that results in 50% off of an item we like to buy, we generally buy three or four of that item. However, when a deal comes along that saves us 90% or more, that is when we really stock up.

Because we are a family of extreme couponers and our process is well established, saving 50% takes little effort. Our goal, however, is to save 90%, and that takes a bit of extra effort to achieve. Thankfully, it’s become easier to reach this goal by using SavingsAngel and its new “Price Watcher” feature.

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Mohu Leaf Review – Indoor HDTV Antennas

mohu leaf plusYou may already know that you can save a lot of money by canceling your paid television services and receiving free HDTV via an antenna. But what you may not know is that instead of mounting an outdoor antenna, you can purchase a small indoor antenna and receive the same or even better quality than a rooftop model delivers.

Mohu offers two different indoor antennas that can receive HDTV without hardly taking up any space at all. Two Mohu products, the Leaf Indoor HDTV Antenna and the Leaf Plus Amplified Indoor HDTV Antenna, work quite well – but are they necessary?

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Personal Capital Review – Online Financial Advisor & Account Aggregation

These days, many American families have a bewildering array of financial accounts. Between checking and savings accounts, credit card accounts, insurance companies, money market accountsIRA accounts, mutual funds, and a Section 529 plan, it’s easy to lose sight of the big picture. Just checking your balance once a month with so many different companies can be a very time-consuming process.

Personal Capital seeks to streamline that process. Billing itself as an “aggregator,” the site helps you tame the many-headed beast. At the same time, the site purports to give you access to unbiased advice from its network of personal financial planners. So now that you can get a handle on all your different financial accounts, theoretically you’ll know what to do with them.

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Using “Potty Train Your Child in Just One Day” by Teri Crane

potty train your child in just one dayIf you tell experienced moms that you plan to potty train your child in one day, you may get reactions that range from a chuckle to a patronizing look that seems to say, “Now, now dear, we all wish we could have potty trained our children in one day, but that just isn’t possible.”

However, using a book, “Potty Train Your Child in Just One Day” by Teri Crane, I was able to potty train my oldest child in one day. Sounds too good to be true? It isn’t. Potty training your child in one day is possible. Crane uses a two-fold approach for success.

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How to Make the Best Use of Online Reviews of Products & Services

checking online reviewsIf you’re planning on buying a computer, dining at a restaurant, or hiring a contractor, you’re also probably planning to check out online reviews of the various options beforehand. While this can be a great way of verifying the quality or legitimacy of a product or service, some sites (and the reviews they contain) are better and more accurate than others. It’s important to think critically about the reviews you read – don’t let your excitement about making a purchase compromise your ability to make good decisions.

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WhiteFence Review – Your Assistant for Monthly Bill Savings

whitefenceOne of the best ways to save money is to reduce your monthly bills. However, researching and investigating the many different discounts and pricing plans for services such as Internet, TV, gas, and electricity can be a time-consuming project.

To save time as well as money, consider utilizing the website WhiteFence. It can help you compare service providers in your area for deals on utility and home services, and it can show you how much you may save by downgrading services or switching providers.

How It Works

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Borro Review – Are Short-Term Collateral Loans Worth It?

borro logoIn today’s tough economic times, getting a loan from a bank is much more difficult than it once was. And if you happen to have a less-than-stellar credit score, you may find yourself out of luck.

If you find yourself in such a situation, Borro may be able to help. The website offers short-term collateral loans against a wide array of high-end valuables. There’s no credit check involved, and you can receive money within 24 hours or less.

However, this is an extremely expensive method to get cash. If you have other options, pursue those first. But if you’re out of options, Borro is worth checking out.

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Wealthfront Review – Your Online Financial Investment Advisor

wealthfrontWealthfront is an online financial advisory firm that provides a low-cost way for people to diversify their investments among a variety of asset classes according to the precepts of modern portfolio theory, a concept pioneered by the Nobel Prize-winning economist Harry Markowitz. Markowitz showed mathematically that by combining multiple asset classes into a single portfolio, investors could achieve better performance with less risk than a mere arithmetic analysis would suggest.

Modern portfolio theory, or MPT, has since become the guiding light for many institutional investors and individual portfolios alike.

What Is Modern Portfolio Theory?

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Lemon Squad Review – Pre-Purchase Used Car Inspections

lemon squad logoAn increasing amount of people are buying cars via the Internet, sight unseen beyond digital photographs. In fact, Craigslist and eBay Motors have both experienced recent rises in auto sales. If you’re considering an out-of-state auto purchase or would like peace of mind on a local sale, consider a pre-purchase inspection. While most sellers are honest, some simply are not – and others may not even know the condition of the car they want to sell you.

If you’re concerned about the condition of a vehicle you wish to purchase, Lemon Squad may be just what you need. The company offers a variety of different inspection packages for both automobiles and RVs.

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