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Print your own… money?

Yeah, I wish!
According to this article you can seriously cut down on your printer cartridge expense if you change the font.
Btws, the article’s title is “Here’s a legal way to print money: change the font”.
Tell me it doesn’t make you think there’s a legal loophole that lets you legally reprint American dollars if you use […] [Read More]
Categories: in the news

Gap, BR, Old Navy: 30% off give and get

Gap is having the give and get promo again: you choose a non profit, get 30% off coupon to use between March 18-21 and 5% of your purchase will go to the non profit organization you chose! [Read More]
Categories: deals, online sales

The Limited 2 hour sale today: noon – 2pm

The Limited is offering 40% off on all dresses online at
Sale is active only Wednesday, March 10, 2010 12pm – 2pm.
Enter code 260 at checkout to receive the discount
You can pre-shop the dresses here [Read More]
Categories: online sales

$10 Jet Blue sale

Valid for oneway travel on Tuesday, March 9 and Wednesday, March 10 only (not particularly useful, but maybe will come in handy for some). Between New York (JFK) and: Fort Lauderdale (FLL) Buffalo (BUF) Tampa (TPA) Orlando (MCO) Rochester (ROC) Oakland (OAK) Burlington (BTV) West Palm Beach (PBI) Salt Lake City (SLC) Fort Myers (RSW) […] [Read More]
Categories: online sales

Sandra Bullock’s acceptance speech

I We all love Sandra Bullock! She gave a great speech at the Oscars last night when she accepted the best actress award
I also loved the movie, Blind Side, for which she got the award. The movie is still playing in some theaters and is SOOOO worth watching [Read More]
Categories: in the news

Being audited? Maybe your ex told on you!

Fascinating article from CNN money about IRS rewarding people who tell on their exes/bosses/aquaintances and such to the IRS
Here are some highlights from the article
The Program
The IRS’s informant program has been around for more than 140 years. If you suspect a person is committing tax fraud and report it, you could receive up to 15% […] [Read More]
Categories: in the news

New penny is coming out


Image via Wikipedia

MSN money has an article about a new penny coming out.
The U.S. Mint has changed the design for the reverse — or “tails” — side of the 2010 Lincoln Cent, which entered circulation on Feb. 11
The article also talks about an anti-penny group, as well as a pro-penny movements and penny’s importance for […]

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Categories: in the news

Free 8×10 print at Walgreens

Go through and order an 8×10 print on Walgreens photo and enter code FREEPHOTO at check out. Choose in store pick up to make it absolutely free, or have it mailed to you.
To find a store near you click here [Read More]
Categories: Free, online sales