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  • 7/12/15 RRStar.com: Work perks create healthier, happier employees
  • 7/11/15 Daily Finance: 48 Ways to afford living solo
  • 7/10/15 Times Union: Getting Cash Back
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7/8/15 MoneyTalksNews: 48 Ways to afford living solo
  • 7/7/15 Huffington Post: Visiting the Caribbean on the cheap
  • 7/6/15 Daily Finance: 15 ways to never pay retail price for anything
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7/3/15 Trazee Travel: Best and Worst Cities for a Staycation
  • 7/1/15 MoneyTalksNews: 15 ways to never pay retail price for anything
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6/30/15 CBS Radio Dallas: FatWallet App of the Day
  • 6/29/15 AppAdvice: Get yourself a nice, big FatWallet while you shop
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6/29/15 StyleDemocracy: 35 MONEY-SAVING WEBSITES YOU NEED TO KNOW
  • 6/29/15 USA Today-syndication: Vacation Credit Card Debt story
  • 6/24/15 Drive the District (GM newsletter): Take a Trip – Without Going Broke
  • 6/20/15 MyBankTracker: Credit Card Hack-How to sell your Barclaycard Travel Miles
  • 6/20/15 Times Union: Get most our of cash back websites
  • 6/19/15 WSJ/Marketwatch: 5 truly awful Fathers Day Gifts
  • 6/18/15 iOSnoops: FatWallet App review
  • 6/17/15 Yahoo! Finance: Get your kid off to college well prepared
  • 6/17/15 MoneyTalksNews: Get your kid off to college well prepared
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6/16/15 DailyFinance: Best Time to buy furniture
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6/15/15 NBC News: Father’s Day Savings
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6/15/15 NBC Little Rock: Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas
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6/15/15 NBC INDY: What do dads want for Father’s Day?
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6/14/15 USA Today: Don’t believe what you hear about summer airfares
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6/14/15 Chicago Sun Herald: How to get the most out of cash-back websites
  • 6/13/15 USA Today: Credit Card mistakes on vacation
  • 6/13/15 WUSA: Foolish credit card mistakes travelers make
  • 6/12/15 MSN: These sites still pay you to go shopping
  • 6/12/15 CNBC: Loyalty rewards misses cost consumers cash
  • 6/10/15 Chicago Tribune: 15 Fathers Day gifts that will get the family outdoors
  • 6/10/15 Kiplinger: When to save on furniture
  • 6/10/15 NBC Morning News Affiliates: Fathers Day/Tools Trends
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6/08/15 Chicago Tribune: How to get the most out of cash-back websites
  • 6/08/15 FORBES: Hi-Ho, Hi-Ho, It’s Off To The Family Vacation We Go!
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6/6/15 Cheat Sheet: 5 Foolish Credit Card Mistakes People Make While on Vacation
  • 6/03/15 NBC Morning News Affiliates: FatWallet’s JUNE Shopping Trends
  • 6/03/15 NBC Houston: Amazon offering free shipping on smaller items
  • 6/03/15 NBC Amarillo: DIY $aving$ in June
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6/03/15 Atlanta Examiner: This city is the best place to take a staycation
  • 6/03/15 NBC Rochester: June’s best deals: Paint and home improvement supplies
  • 5/27/15 Detroit Free Press: 100 best cities for a staycation
  • 5/22/15 Marketwatch: Consumers now have this excuse to buy a new TV
  • 5/20/15 Schoolinks: Top travel tips for students
  • 5/19/15 ABC News Richmond: Travel Deals with Cash Back
  • 5/19/15 Kiplinger: Best Buys During Memorial Day Sales 2015
  • 5/19/15 ABC News Radio: How to save during Memorial Day sales
  • 5/19/15 MillionMileSecrets: Easy trick to double the cash back for citi thank you points
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5/18/15 Kiplinger: Things you should not buy online
  • 5/18/15 Yahoo! News: Things you should not buy online
  • 5/18/15 Yahoo! Finance: Things you should not buy online
  • 5/18/15 ABC News: Saving Money: Online Rebates Could Help You Afford a Vacation
  • 5/18/15 Good Morning America: Saving Money: Online Rebates Could Help You Afford a Vacation
  • 5/18/15 BayouBuzz.com: Saving Money: Online Rebates Could Help You Afford a Vacation
  • 5/17/15 Marketwatch: 10 things you should never buy again
  • 5/18/15 Yahoo! News: 10 things you should never buy again
  • 5/18/15 Yahoo! News: 10 things you should never buy again
  • 5/17/15 Fidelity: 10 things you should never buy again
  • 5/14/15 Wisebread: Effortless Ways to Make Money Online That Don’t Require Skills
  • 5/14/15 Huffington Post: 34 Ways Moms Can Earn and Save More Money
  • 5/14/15 La Opinion: How to plan the vacations
  • 5/14/15 El Diario NY: How to plan the vacations
  • 5/14/15 ABC News Radio: Hotel Booking Savings Interview
  • 5/13/15 El Nuevo Herald: Financial advice: To plan a budget for the vacations
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5/13/15 Daily Finance: 10 Ways to Get a Discount on Every Online Purchase
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5/11/15 ABC15 Phoenix: Earn money while shopping online
  • 5/11/15 Bloomberg Business (AP Syndicated): Budgeting for Vacation
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5/11/15 INTL Business Times: It’s Not Too Late To Find Those Summer Vacation Deals
  • 5/11/15 MoneyTalksNews: 10 Ways to Get a Discount on Every Online Purchase
  • 5/7/15 GoBankingRates: 34 Ways Moms Can Earn and Save More Money
  • 5/7/15 Dallas Morning News: Show your love for Mom without blowing your budget
  • 4/30/15 Kiplinger: How to get deals on Mothers Day Gifts
  • 4/30/15 Million Mile Secrets: News You Can Use
  • 4/28/15 Dallas Morning News: Local Deals Trend as Top Gifts for Mothers Day
  • 4/27/15 Newswire: Focus on Mothers Day Gifts Stays Close to Home
  • 4/23/15 About/Travel: Yes, You Can Afford a Vacation if You Do This One Thing
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4/23/15 PlanAdvisor: Most Share Vacations on Facebook Jill Cornfield
  • 4/22/15 BusinessInsider (repost from Wisebread): 8 Savings Mistakes Even Smart People Make
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4/21/15 MyHighPlains.com: Let’s Take A Vacation
  • 4/20/15 Marketwatch: 5 things not to buy with your tax refund
  • 4/20/15 Mainstreet: There’s a Right Way to Do Credit Cards for Millennials, and We’re Not Doing It
  • 4/20/15 DailyFinance: Millennials and Credit Cards: How We’re Getting It Wrong
  • 4/17/15 Bloomberg NASDAQ Report w/Jane King (syndicated): FatWallet Vacation Survey
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4/16/15 Examiner (Atlanta): One in three plan vacation with tax refund, survey says
  • 4/15/15 Mainstreet: There’s Good News Behind These Car Maintenance Tips: Mainly Stable or Lower Costs
  • 4/15/15 ABC News Radio w/Daria Albinger: FatWallet Vacation Survey mention
  • 4/14/15 Travel Industry Wire: 19% of Americans never go on vacation
  • 4/14/15 About (Travel): 3 Vacation Mistakes We All Need to Stop Making
  • 4/14/15 Boston Globe: 2015 Travel Study: 8 in 10 Americans Take Vacations
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4/13/15 Wisebread: 8 Savings Mistakes Even Smart People Make
  • 4/09/15 Kiplinger: 10 Best Deals on Laptop Computers Right Now
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4/09/15 Yahoo! Homes: Don’t let refinancing intimidate you — step up and save
  • 4/06/15 Fast Company: ALMOST 10% OF TWITTER IS SPAM
  • 4/06/15 MainStreet: Confused About Mortgage Refinancing? Follow These 6 Expert Tips
  • 4/05/15 Atlanta Journal Constitution (online/print): What to Buy in April
  • 3/30/15 Fiduciary News: What is a collective investment trust
  • 3/26/15 About Travel: How to Snag Those Rock-Bottom Air Travel Deals
  • 3/26/15 Kiplinger: Best Times to Buy Household Appliances
  • 3/20/15 LATimes: Millennials buying more smartphones and wearables in 2015 [Infographic]
  • 3/20/15 Kiplinger: Best times to buy big ticket items
  • 3/20/15 Yahoo! News: Best times to buy big ticket items
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3/19/15 Wisebread: Find a Side Gig at These 4 Best Micro-Jobs Sites
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3/19/15 MAIN ST: See Through These Common Credit Score Myths Before They Cost You
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3/17/15 Deseret: You don’t need to be wealthy to get started with investing
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3/17/15 Courier-Post: SJ SHOPPING: If you liked ‘The Dress,’ you’ll love this store
  • 3/17/15 Deseret News: Take advantage of today’s ‘golden age’ of investing on the cheap
  • 3/17/15 Yahoo! News: Smarter ways to shop online (double mention)
  • 3/17/15 US News – World Report: Smarter ways to shop online (double mention)
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3/17/15 Marketwatch: 10 Things you should never buy again
  • 3/15/15 Wearwireless Developer Network: Smartphones and Wearables Top Shopping Lists in 2015
  • 3/15/15 WearableTechWorld: Electronics Shopping Survey (Feature)
  • 3/15/15 eWEEK: Electronics Shopping Survey (Feature)
  • 3/15/15 TwiCE Magazine: Survey Sees 2015 Demand Up In Smartphones, Tablets, Wearables
  • 3/11/15 Mobile Enterprise: Which Mobile Devices will People Buy this Year?
  • 3/02/15 MoneyTalkNews: Pet Savings Story – Donna Freedman
  • 2/26/15 Newswire: Nothing but slam dunks for what to buy in March
  • 2/26/15 Digital Journal: What’s the Difference Between Daily Deal and Coupon Sites?
  • 2/13/15 DEBT.com: By the Numbers: Weird Recovery Stats
  • 2/13/15 EBN: Valentine’s By The Numbers: IG placement
  • 2/10/15 Yahoo! Finance: Deep Discounting For Presidents’ Day Sales Rival Cyber Monday Deals
  • 2/09/15 Marketwatch: 5 truly awful valentines day gifts
  • 2/03/15 Korean Times (NY and DC): Summer Travel-When to Book
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2/02/15 TwiCE: Super Bowl TV Season Sees Snow, Ad Falloff
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1/31/15: OnlineReporter: 4K Content Streams Will Spike after the Super Bowl
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1/30/15: Digital Trends: For big deals on big screens, wait until after the Super Bowl
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1/30/15: Kiplinger: 5 best deals on big screen TVs for the Super Bowl
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1/20/15: Digital Trends: NBC will live stream Super Bowl for free
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1/19/15 MSN: Taxpayers can expect fewer audits but delayed refunds
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1/19/15 Fidelity: What an IRS Shutdown would mean to you
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1/19/15 Marketwatch/WSJ: Taxpayers can expect fewer audits but delayed refunds
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1/15/15 The Street: 3 Tips for Early Tax Filers Who Risk Jumping the Gun In 2015
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1/14/15 Kiplinger/Dallas Morning News: What to Buy During MLK Weekend Sales
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1/16/15 Daily Finance: The Best Buys on Martin Luther King Weekend Sales
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1/02/15: BusByWay.com: Hunting for the most effective Shopping Deals Online
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1/02/15: PRSync: Searching for the very best Shopping Deals On the net
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1/02/15: BriefingWire: Seeking for the most effective Buying Deals On the internet

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