Archives for July 2010

Self-Checkout Self-Help

by Jane Wangersky July 27th, 2010| Shopping Secrets
The self-checkouts that have appeared in the local supermarkets caught me at an awkward age -- too old to get the hang of new technology quickly, too young to be unembarrassed when I needed help. I've lost track of how many times I had to push the help button

What’s Hot For Fall

by Anna P. July 20th, 2010| Fashion, Women's Fashion
In a about two to three months we will slowly transition our wardrobes from summer to fall and whether you're ready or not, next month most stores will start selling clothes and accessories for autumn. To help you stay ahead of the fashion curve, lets take a look at

College Essentials Part II: The Apartment

by Kendall Ryan July 13th, 2010| Home Shopping, Sales
Shopping for your first apartment is difficult, no doubt about it. Even more complicated is when you have roommates to share the spending with. At first, it sounds like a good deal, until you start deciding what to buy. Thus, the opportunity to employ the following solutions:

  1. Coming from a hyper-organized,

Can You Really Save by Buying Food at The Dollar Store?

by Jane Wangersky July 6th, 2010| Shopping Secrets
A sign at a "dollar-plus" store near me says "Buy all your groceries here first!" It goes on to say that the products are the same, but the prices are lower than elsewhere.

I decided to find out if that was really true. I noted the prices of some items