website
statistics

Amazon Gift Cards Work Only One Place

By | January 15th, 2017|Categories: Econo-YOU, Mom-o-nomics, Recalls and Scams, Shopping & Money|

Amazon gift cards work only one place. Ah, the post-holiday hangover – we’ve all got pounds to lose and a gift cards to spend. For the weight, you’re on your own (Personally, I [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Spying Toys Record Kids’ Private Conversations

By | December 6th, 2016|Categories: Econo-YOU, Kids & Money|

  The "My Friend Cayla" dolls is sold as a friend but won't keep any secrets. At least two toys here for the holidays are collecting and recording our kids voices and their private [...]

Thanksgiving leftovers can be money in the garbage

By | November 27th, 2016|Categories: Food & Money, Mom-o-nomics|

If after Thanksgiving, your fridge looks as packed as your jeans feel, consider bringing those leftovers to a shelter, an elderly neighbor, your local f Throwing away food is money in the garbage. ire station. If you think [...]

Samsung Recalls Washing Machines

By | November 7th, 2016|Categories: House & Money|

SAMSUNG WASHERS Over 34 models and more than 2 million machines recalled. While we typically love a good excuse to skip doing laundry, the latest Samsung recall may not be the reason for which [...]

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 [...]

Not Free Samples: A Beauty Products’ Ugly Practice

By | October 1st, 2016|Categories: Health & Money|

NutraClick - famous for exercise supplements - was luring us with free samples of beauty products and pills, but didn't tell us that ordering them would automatically enroll us in a membership program for which we'd be [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]