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Why I avoid Paypal, and you should too

Back in the day, Paypal was pretty sweet. Send money anywhere in the world, with just an email.I have an account. You probably have one too.But here's why I'm closing mine and will avoid...
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California Government Surplus Auction Meets Baggage Battles

Do you love auctions as much as I do?People gather from miles, or even countries, around in search of the inventory, the deal, the tchotchke, that is exactly what they're looking for.  With the...
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Simple Tax Mistakes You Want To Avoid

Another tax year come and gone.How did you do last year?  Did you make a tax plan and stick to it, or did you make some mistakes like me, and end up paying more...
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The 5 Laws of Buying Life Insurance

The thing about buying life insurance is you know you need it, but because it falls into the "important but not urgent" bucket, you put it off, again, and again.Sometimes until it's too late.Don't...
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The Minimalist Guide to Cashback Rebates (or Coupons Are For Suckers)

Do you love to save money as much as I do?You probably know about coupons and online coupon codes, but did you know you can get paid to shop online with cashback rebates?  You...
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3 Steps to End the Health Insurance Nightmare

 Confused by healthcare decisions?Understand your health insurance?Have you reached the point where you're almost afraid to go to the doctor because you don't know how much you're going to have to pay?I have.  And...