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Haggle Your Way To Great Savings

Fierce competition among retailers combined with more savvy shoppers is giving a boost to the art of haggling. Bargaining for a better deal is no longer limited to cars or television sets at big box…



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Couponing With Credit Cards

Couponing has been around for decades, but it became a very popular fad after shows like Extreme Couponing and Extreme Cheapskates highlighted the amount of money you can save with the practice. If you are…



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Are Christmas Sales Real?

Like many others I started my Christmas shopping during Thanksgiving week. My wife brought home a Lands’ End catalog from the hair salon she goes to that advertised 30 percent off all items, plus free…


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Be Careful Shopping On Line

On Cyber Monday, Connecticut Banking Commissioner Howard F. Pitkin issued a reminder to Connecticut consumers to be on guard when making online purchases. “Shopping online is more popular than ever,” stated Commissioner Pitkin.  “The ease…





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Best Cars For Short People

Many new car designs make it more difficult for short drivers to achieve optimal visibility, reports Edmunds.com, the premier resource for car shopping and automotive information. The reason, says Edmunds, is that many of the…