Archive for October, 2008 a better deal than usual

Have you tried using for cheaper dining out? It’s a better deal than usual right now.

The typical deal is you get a $25 gift certificate for $10, which is a nice $15 savings.

But through Friday, you can use the coupon code TREATS to get 80 percent off. In other words, you get a $25 […]

Myth: Bottled water is better

I have a thing against bottled water, when tap water is readily available. I think it’s a waste of money, harmful to the environment and inconvenient. (Is it easier to lug home a case of bottled water from the supermarket or turn on your tap?)

In case you missed a recent report, tests on leading brands […]

Where’s the joy for lower gas prices?

The average U.S. retail gasoline price fell 33.3 cents over the last week to $3.15 a gallon, the biggest price decline ever recorded by the government, the Energy Department said this week.

Where’s the rejoicing in the streets on par with the anger and angst reported when gasoline prices were rising sharply?

There is none, and that’s […]

Trudeau trouble, again

A federal judge has banned Kevin Trudeau from infomercials in which he has an interest for three years and ordered him to pay more than $5 million in profits from his book, “The Weight Loss Cure ‘They’ Don’t Want You to Know About.”

I only mention this on a blog about money because Trudeau also has […]