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[6 May 2013 | 21 Comments | 17,819 views]
Scammy scammers and their scammy scams

Believe it or not, there are still companies out there trying to sucker people out of their cash. We’ve seen people swipe information off the Internet and use it to swindle people out of their cash for years and you’d think their tactics would be common knowledge by now.
Sadly, that appears not to be the case. Those scammy rascals are still out there and making phone calls, and that suggests that people are still get ripped off by unscrupulous people using slimy tactics.
Earlier today, I got a call on my …

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[19 Nov 2010 | 5 Comments | 1,950 views]
Surviving ‘Black Friday’

Black Friday.
For some people, those two words represent opportunity. For others – dread.
The National Retail Federation estimates that 138 million Americans will use the three-day weekend that starts the day after Thanksgiving to launch their holiday shopping. That represents billions of dollars of potential sales, so retailers plan for Black Friday for months and open at extra-early hours to take advantage. Most offer “door-buster” sales designed to play to the rush.
Whether shoppers dive in on Nov. 26 or take on holiday shopping later, the season of giving can give consumers …