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Small Change: June 28, 2009 - July 4, 2009

Is Holiday Pay Worth It?

Hello, three-day weekend! I'm off today, so that means I'm probably still sleeping and dreaming of bacon doughnut burgers (Yep, still obsessed) while you read this. And if you're reading this, that probably means that you're at work. I'm so...

By Ylan Mui  |  July 3, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Unemployment , Ylan Q. Mui  
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Vacation in Your Backyard

A long weekend is stretching in front of me: no work, no Blackberry, no high heels ... and no money. We're staying put this holiday and telling our out-of-town friends to come to us. With the economy refusing to perk...

By Ylan Mui  |  July 2, 2009; 9:36 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Consumer News , Ylan Q. Mui  
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Need Some Cash? Is a Pawnshop the Answer for You?

I came across an interesting article on pawnshops today. CreditCards.com examined whether or not pawnshops are a good way for people to make some money in this economy. Pawnshops grant short-term loans using your personal property as collateral with no...

By Nancy Trejos  |  July 1, 2009; 12:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Consumer News , Nancy Trejos  
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Got Laid Off? You Might Still Be Able to Keep that Fridge

If you’ve lost your job after making a big appliance purchase, you might be in luck. Sears Holdings Corp., the nation’s largest appliance retailer, announced yesterday that it is launching a program that would modify payments for customers who have...

By Nancy Trejos  |  July 1, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Has Your Minimum Payment Increased?

I recently got a phone call from a credit card holder who said that his bank increased the minimum payment due each month on his card even though his balance had not increased. He could not understand why. This morning,...

By Nancy Trejos  |  June 30, 2009; 1:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Credit Cards , Nancy Trejos  
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New Credit Card Study

Shopping for a credit card? Bankrate.com just conducted a review of 20 cards — one platinum and one rewards card from the top 10 issuers. For this inaugural study, the consumer Web site looked at the terms and conditions for...

By Nancy Trejos  |  June 30, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Part 2: Big on Taste, Easy on Your Wallet

I can't vouch for the nutritional content of these dishes, but they sure do look tasty! 3 Buck Bites is a new site from CitySearch that challenges food bloggers to find the best and cheapest eats in their cities. All...

By Ylan Mui  |  June 29, 2009; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Meals & Food , Ylan Q. Mui  
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Getting Nutritional Bang for Your Buck

I still have food on the brain after my post a few weeks ago about the doughnut bacon burger, the ultimate in recessionary comfort food. We've heard a lot about the impact of a recession diet -- folks trading down...

By Ylan Mui  |  June 29, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Meals & Food , Ylan Q. Mui  
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