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Inventors Beware: The Scam To Steal Your Marketing Money

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Random|

It's hard to sell an idea but don't let this guy steal your marketing money. World Patent Marketing and Desa Industries (two companies that promise to promote your invention in exchange for thousands of dollars) actually lie to customers, takes their money and do absolutely nothing in exchange except turn into a giant bully [...]

Gasoline: The Secret to Lower Prices at the Pump

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Random|

Breaking news: high octane gas is a waste of money. Want to instantly lower the price you pay for gasoline? Us too. Here's how. Why is this so huge? Because most of us know our cars we're expensive and none of us want to see a huge deposit plus payments or - God forbid - an entire purchase price wasted because we didn't want [...]

Pay Less for Aging Parents

By | January 6th, 2017|Categories: Econo-YOU, Families & The Economy, Happiness & Money, Random|

Aging parents: there could be help for paying those bills. It's our turn to care for them - our aging parents - and while many of us are fine with the responsibility, some of us short on the funds. Here's your financial break: many of our parents will qualify for help for paying cell phone bills, energy bills, medical bills and prescription drugs. Telephone and [...]

Work-from-Home Scams You Can’t Afford

By | December 16th, 2016|Categories: Random|

Did the perfect work-from-home opportunity suddenly appear as you were hoping to earn more cash for the holidays? Be careful, many of these jobs are scams. There's a variety of ways we can be tricked into thinking that time in between laundry loads can actually be lucrative, but they all have one thing in common: cash up front for [...]

Other People’s Money: ARCHITECTS

By | October 23rd, 2016|Categories: Random|

Ever wonder what an architect earns? Ever wish you knew how much money other people earned? Oh come on; we know you're not petty and only focused on your own family. But you can still peek. In today's installment of "Other People's Money" we bring you the average American salaries for architect jobs. Architecture [...]

Car shopping: Low offers, high alert

By | September 21st, 2016|Categories: Random|

It's time to buy a car! Says who? Economists, that's who! We don't take their advice when it comes to colors or styles (clearly) but Car prices this month are low but they're not THAT low. Here's how to read and question ads. when it comes to prices, economists know a thing or two. [...]

Cryptocurrencies: A Peek Behind the New Way to Pay Online

By | September 10th, 2016|Categories: Life in Numbers, Random|

Cryptocurrencies are easy to use but could be a snap to lose. Cryptocurrencies are a way to buy things online — or in person, using a mobile app — with sellers who agree to accept them. Cryptocurrencies can be a fast and inexpensive way to pay for goods and services. But they aren’t backed [...]

Home Economist is Featured Speaker at JP Morgan Event

By | September 9th, 2016|Categories: Random|

Prominent financial advisor Darren Graff hosted a group of New York’s most prestigious personalities for a Laurent Tourondel and Darren Graff discussion about overspending and kids. Led by The Home Economist, nationally syndicated columnist and author of the new book, NOT BUYING IT: STOP OVERSPENDING AND START RAISING HAPPIER, HEALTHIER, MORE SUCCESSFUL KIDS, guests [...]

Little Bites Can Choke Children: RECALL

By | September 1st, 2016|Categories: Random|

A host of Little Bites treats are being recalled because many were baked with small plastic pieces that could choke child snackers. A manufacturing failure at the plant caused the plastic to be mixed in to Little Bites Fudge Brownies and Little Bites Chocolate Chip Muffins. If you bought the following muffins in the past two weeks, [...]

Water-Damaged Cars Flood a Market Near You

By | August 25th, 2016|Categories: Random|

After most major floods, damaged cars are cleaned up and taken out of state for sale, says the Federal Trade Commission. That means even if you live far from the damage, these once-water logged vehicles could wind up Half of flood damaged cars will be for sale in an out-of-state market. in your market. [...]