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[16 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Lower Your Cellphone Bill, Part 2

Not too long ago, “sending someone a short message” entailed writing a note and sticking it on the refrigerator door – and all it cost you to send was the time to jot down a couple of sentences on a piece of scrap paper. Nowadays, of course, no respectable note-writer would bother with pen and paper; instead, they would send an e-mail, or, better, a short phone message, using their cellphone’s SMS feature. SMS, of course, has a great advantage over the old system, in that you don’t have to …

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[2 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Lower Your Cellphone Bill, Part 1

D’ja ever notice that somehow, some way, no matter what you do, you always end up spending more on your cell phone bills than you expect to? No, this is not the opening to a Seinfeld routine (although I bet he has one on the subject!). But it’s a situation we’ve all become familiar with: The cell phone companies present us with “plans” that include free minutes, free chat, free internet – free! – but we somehow end up paying the same, or more, with each subsequent plan!
How could this …

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[8 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
Hanging Up the Car Keys

Had it up to here (my hand is under my chin) with commuting? Can’t stand to hear another peppy radio traffic reporter cheerily sentence you to two hours of bumper-to-bumper? Had enough of a rat race that no self-respecting rat would even consider running in? Sounds like you need a nice, long rest – or a stint working at home!
Telecommuting is all the rage today – for good reason. Why shlep when you can do the same work at home, saving yourself long hours on the road and keeping fuel …