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Top 5 Places To Buy Fruit, Vegetables & Other Produce For Cheap in Central Maryland

If your family is like ours, we eat lots of fruit and vegetables.  We especially like fresh organic fruits and produce when possible, but we also like to keep the costs under control.  Below are my top 5 recommendations on how to get great produce for lower prices in Maryland (This advice applies to anywhere in the United States although you’ll need to follow my links to find cheap produce in your area–read further for some great kitchen gadgets to help you make the most of your produce: 1) Shop at…

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Republic Wireless 3.0 vs Google Project Fi Mobile Phone Service Review

If you’re tired of the big U.S. mobile phone companies (Sprint, AT&T, Verizon, U.S. Cellular, and T-Mobile), you may want to consider two very strong contenders: Google Project Fi and Republic Wireless 3.0. Below is my review and comparison of the two service providers. ] I am a customer of both Google Fi and Republic Wireless. I have been with Republic Wireless since the beginning and am a more recent Google Project Fi customer starting in July 2016–I currently have two mobile phone lines on each service–my wife and I…

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Redfin Review in Maryland: Should You Use RedFin, Rather Than A Traditional Real Estate Agent?

Is it a good idea to use Redfin to sell or purchase a home in Maryland? Read my Redfin Review! Many home buyers and home sellers in Maryland are asking themselves whether or not they should use Redfin (RDFN)  to buy or sell their home.  They are worried about whether they’ll get the same service or somehow make less money, or do more work themselves if they use Redfin. Honestly, Redfin is great. It is NOT a do-it-yourself or for sale by owner (FSBO) service by any stretch–this is a…

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Republic Wireless Review Part 1

Republic Wireless 2.0 Review Executive Summary – Updated March 12, 2016 My customer review covers the Republic Wireless Mobile Phone Service with the Moto X gen 2, Moto E gen 2 and Moto G phones.  This review is about the Republic Wireless 2.0 plan which isn’t available anymore. They have now launched a their 3.0 plan, so the information below is outdated. For current information please see my review of Republic Wireless 3.0 and comparison to Google Project Fi.   “Stop wasting money on high-priced yearly contract phones.  Get reliable, smarter…

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Why We Shop At Costco – Costco Review Part 1

  Costco sells two 36 ounce bottles of Organic Blue Agave for $9.89 Easy Ways to Save Money: Shop at Costco This is part 1 of my review of Costco. [Don’t miss Part 2 here] I know this may seem a little off-topic for this blog, but I think there are still many families who haven’t discovered the joys of shopping at bulk food warehouse stores.  Many people are turned off by the membership fees or think they just don’t need a huge box of this or that.  I submit that…

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Almost Free Home Phone Service – How To use Google Voice for Your Home Phone Number

Finding a Cheaper Home Phone Service In this article I explain how I replaced my home phone service provider with a $50 adapter (or cheaper with a good sale/coupon) that uses the free Google Voice service to make and receive phone calls.  For the past 10 years I have been a customer of Vonage for my  home phone service.  And although I think alot more of Vonage than I think of most other home phone service providers, especially the POTS landline providers, I finally dumped it.  I had Vonage’s $26/month…

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Easy Ways to Save Money Part 4 – Change Your Cell Phone/Mobile Phone Provider

If you have AT&T or Verizon contracts for your smartphone, you’re paying too much money.  Not only are you paying too much, but you probably don’t have an unlimited data plan and it is likely that you have some stupid text messaging cost arrangement too.  If you have T-Mobile or Sprint, then you’re probably getting a better deal, but there are still savings to be had–and sometimes those savings are so great that it might be worth to break your contract and pay the penalty to switch to a different…

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Easy Ways to Save Money Part 3 – Get Rid of Your Cable Television

Roku boxes let you choose various channels from the internet including  unusual channels like the Autism Channel and NASA Television.  You can’t get these on cable TV at all. I wanted to write some posts that outline a few ways that I have saved more than a few dollars lately.  Even if you’re not really on a budget, these ideas should make sense, after all a penny saved is a penny earned, but for most families with kids, every penny helps.  This one is about cutting out cable TV in favor of…

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Easy Ways To Save Money Part 2: Get Rid of Your Home Phone Service

  Easy Ways to Save Money Part 2 This is part two of my series on ways I have been saving money that have been easy to adjust to.  This one focuses on home phone service.   I have written others about easily saving money on electricity and changing your mobile phone provider. If you still have regular “land line” phone service at your home, you are probably wasting some money–it is time to “cut the cord!”  Specifically if you have stand-alone phone service from Verizon or some other dial-tone provider you need…

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Easy Ways to Save Money – Part 1: Changing Your Electricity Provider

Changing electricity providers can result in significant savings I wanted to write a post that outlines a few ways that I have saved more than a few dollars lately.  Even if you’re not really on a budget, these ideas should make sense, after all a penny saved is a penny earned, but for most families with kids, every penny helps. If this post helps you out, see my other posts in this series:   Ditching Your Home Phone, Changing Your Mobile Phone Provider, Why We Shop at Costco and Getting rid of cable TV…

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