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Week On The Web: Five Gas Saving Myths

 

 

Five Gas Saving Myths – by Miranda Marquit

With the price of gas at or near an all time high, there are a lot of bogus gas tips out there that actually won’t make a difference in the gas tank.  Two of the biggest gas saving myths is that fuel additives which you add to your tank and special devices you add to your fuel line actually benefit your mileage.  At the NAFA’s 2010 Institute & Expo, Windsor police held a demonstration which released 2 years worth of research and experimentation on fuel boosters and showed that they make little to no difference. The writer of the article “Five Gas Saving Myths”, Marinda Marquit, also points out that filling up your car when its cooler outside and commonly switching out your air filter are some other examples of regularly mistaken gas saving tips.

41 Tips to Bootstrap Your Way to Success – By Dr. Shannon Reece

Here’s a great article for those looking to create or better manage their own company, featuring 41 business owners and their biggest tips for stretching your dollar. Some great marketing ideas for getting the word out about your company include charity raffles, promotional partnerships and startup sales. The use of Google analytics will also come in handy when you are deciding on website names, ads using search engines and more. Marketing though social networking is a detrimental to a lot of businesses, just make sure to think wisely before dropping the cash for Facebook ads etc. There are many other ways, such as creative contests, which will help you spread the word without costing you and arm and a leg.

How to save $1000 – By Tracy on Coupon Shoebox

While some will say that having an emergency fund capable of covering 3 months worth of expenses is best, others claim that stashing away a thousand bucks should suffice for most issues that may pop up. Some tips for collecting cash including going through all of your closets, clothes and other personal items and sell everything you can.  To get the most bang for your buck, try to sell your bulky items through craiglist and your high ticket items, like electronics and designer jeans, through ebay. Some other good tips in this article include cutting all unnecessary subscription services, going on a “spending diet” and of course getting a second part-time job.

 

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7 Smart Wedding Tips From William and Kate – By SmartMoney.com

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Week On The Web: Throwing a Cheap Super Bowl Party

 Cheap Super Bowl Party – By Yelena Johnson

It may come as a surprise to some, but The Super Bowl is actually one of the most celebrated events of the year.  The good news for the ballers on budgets out there is that it doesn’t have to be one of the most expensive things to plan a party for. Check out these tips on how to save some cash on your next football party without giving up the food or the fun.

Stanford University’s Entrepreneurship Corner

This site features over 1600 free videos and podcasts of lectures by some of today’s established entrepreneurs thanks to Stanford University.  With such a wealth of information, this site is sure to provide anyone who listens with some great tips on how to successfully start and manage your own company. Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner is divided into a variety of useful categories, such as; creativity & innovation, product development, finance & venture capital, marketing & sales and more!

Turning Trash to Cash: How to Get Paid to Recycle – By Kira @ Tip Hero

Clear some space in those closets and add some cash to your pocket by reading this article on how to get paid to recycle. You can’t really get a better incentive than receiving cash to get rid of your junk and help conserve the environment at the same time. 

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This Week On The Web: Getting Organized

Getting Organized – By Steve Pavlina

Keeping yourself organized seems to be one of those things that can be an extremely daunting task to some, while others find it to be second nature.  By having pre-established systems for dealing with clutter, not only can you get rid of the chaos and mess in your home/office but you can reduce the amount of stress that comes along with making the constant decisions of where to put everything.

How to Control Your Finances in 2011 – By J.D. Roth

For the past 5 years J.D. Roth has added a new tip every January to his evolving roadmap for building a better financial future. This year, there are 11 steps to help you get a hold on your money and hopefully help you find some financial freedom.

The 8 Worst Habits for Savings Money – By Ben

Generally speaking, thinking about your expenses is usually a good thing. This article points out 8 ways we might be over or under thinking our money habits. Things like keeping a list of items you want to buy, purchasing things as soon as you are paid and putting off paying more than the minimum are three examples of how you can save money just by acknowledging these less than frugal ways of thinking and acting accordingly.

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Week On the Web: Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas Cookie Recipes – By 101cookbooks.com

Check out these creative cookie recipes for some great tips on how to bring some Christmas cheer into the family kitchen this holiday season.  Making your own treats not only can save you money, but should also make a great impression on anyone you share them with.

Nine Traits of the Middle-Class Millionaire – By mymoneyblog.com

Not many millionaires blindly stumble upon their wealth.  This article features nine traits that many ambitious people incorporate into their lives to help them reach that higher level of prosperity.

Gas and Money Saving Tips 1-10 – By Jessie on thepennysaved.com

10 useful tips for helping a gas guzzling beginner save some cash at the gas tank by providing methods to help change both their driving habits and vehicle maintenance routine.

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