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Savings at Coldwater Creek, Nine West

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Save $20 on purchases of $80 or more at Coldwater Creek using code WKH5266. Click here for a printable coupon. 6pm is offering a deal on select Nine West shoes for $29.95. They’re cute, but more power to you if you can actually walk in them. [Read More]
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Careful what you buy: Credit card companies are watching

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It seems it’s not about how much you put on your credit card that matters anymore, but what you buy with it. A recent post on the Consumerist talks about how credit card companies make judgements about you based on what you buy. According to their post, credit card companies have adopted a practice where […] [Read More]
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Would you dress like a cow for free chicken?

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There have been a lot of free food coupons lately from fast food retailers who want to gain new customers. This is the wackiest one I’ve heard of. Apparently if you go to Chick-Fil-A today dressed as a cow (I’m not kidding), you can get a free combo meal. Unfortunately, we don’t have any in […] [Read More]
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They banned bottled water sales!

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Here’s a fun article about a township in Australia that banned the sale of bottled water. Some highlights: On Wednesday, 356 people turned up for a vote — the biggest turnout ever at a town meeting. Only two people voted no. One said he was worried banning bottled water would encourage people to drink sugary […] [Read More]
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Free shipping: Boscov’s, Coldwater Creek, Target

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I guess now is the time to shop online and have it shipped. Here are some deals I received in my inbox today. From Target: Save 15% when you spend over $125 on patio and garden merchandise. Spend over $50 and get free shipping. You can also get free shipping on select furniture and electronics. […] [Read More]
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Buy the car and the remorse is free

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I’ve written a lot in the past about my car, a 2000 Honda Civic. A very good little car — one that I traded in a couple of weeks ago. I know Honda owners everywhere are cursing me now. It still had a lot of life left in it, but it was close to being […] [Read More]
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Save up to 20% online at Bon-Ton

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Use coupon code JULY68NLDSC between now and July 8 to receive a discount of up to 20% off on sale merchandise. Click here for more details. This is an online-only promotion. [Read More]
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American Eagle clearance sale: Up to 70% off

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From dealnews.com: Get up to 70% off clearance items, plus order 3 or more items and get free shipping from now until July 7. [Read More]
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