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Suze Orman’s Twitter Fight and Other Recent Social Media FAILs

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Recently celebrity financial advisor Suze Orman launched her own prepaid debit card–which is somewhat baffling in and of itself.  After all, it certainly couldn’t be one of “The Nine Steps To Financial Freedom” to tie your money up in a fee-laden piece of plastic, could it?

A number of noted personal finance bloggers called the Oprah Allstar out on the move, resulting in her waging a Twitter war and calling them “idiots.”

Infographic: The Shrinking Cost of Mobile

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A show of hands, please:  how many of you are giving yourself the gift of a shiny new iPhone 4S this holiday?  Or perhaps a Motorola DROID 3 or Razr or Bionic, Galaxy Nexus or HTC Rezound? 

Cellphone technology keeps offering gadgets that consistently up the ante for mobile communications.  Remember that scene in Wall Street where Gordon Gekko calls his protege Bud while watching the sun set on the beach?  Back then that was supposed to represent how Gekko’s milliions enabled him to indulge in the very latest in technology.  Today, it’s a stark reminder of how far mobile has come from the days that only the very rich could afford to talk into a device the size of Shaquille O’Neal’s high tops…

Twelve Days of Giveaways: Announcing the 2011 Winners!

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With prize packages to appeal to any personality–from Couch Potatoes to Fitness Fanatics, Gourmets and Gourmands, Explorers, Video Gamers and more—this year’s Twelve Days of Giveaways has certainly outdone itself.  After thousands of entries the time has come to announce the twelve lucky winners.

And the winners are…

Twelve Days of Giveaways: The Video Gamer Prize Package

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It’s the day twelve of our Twelve Days of Giveaways.  Did we save the best until last?  You be the judge…

Twelve Days of Giveaways: The Gourmand Prize Package

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One of the most popular prizes in this year’s Twelve Days of Giveaways is our Gourmet package.  Clearly a lot of you like to cook!  But if your interests skew more towards partaking of the finished products rather than its preparation, today’s prize is just for you. 

For our tenth day, we proudly present the Gourmand Prize Package!

Twelve Days of Giveaways: The Explorer’s Prize Package

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We’re down to the last five prize packages for our twelve days of giveaways and you’ll won’t want to miss a single post this week as we’ve definitely saved some of the best for last. 

Twelve Days of Giveaways: Get Glam for the Holidays Prize Package II

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Is your closet looking a little dreary?  Do you worry each time you step out in public that Stacy and Clinton of What Not to Wear have you in their cross-hairs?  Have you resolved to make 2012 the year of a fab new improved you? 

Well read on ‘cuz day seven of our Twelve Days of Giveaways has what you need to give your tired style a much needed boost:

For day three of the giveaways we posted a prize package consisting of a trio of fashionable gift cards, but if that’s not enough glamour to go around we have yet another style-savvy prize for you:

First up is a $100 gift card thanks to the fabulous folks at BH Cosmetics.  Choose from a plethora of palettes, a bevy of brushes and eyeshadows in every shade of the rainbow!  Affordably priced, you’ll be able to not only indulge your own cosmetic junkie, but stock up on gifts for friends and family as well.

Twelve Days of Giveaways: The Fitness Fanatic Prize Package

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In day five of our Twelve Days of Giveaways we have a prize package fit for a fitness buff–or for someone who’s planning to be more active as part of their 2012 resolutions.  Given that a previous giveaway was geared towards couch potatoes, it’s only right that we offer something up for the opposite end of the spectrum.

Twelve Days of Giveaways: Get Glam for the Holidays Prize Package I

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For many of us the holiday season is a time of parties.  And, of course, parties mean dressing up.  For day three of the Twelve Days of Giveaways, we have a prize package that will help you add some festive flair to your wardrobe.

Twelve Days of Giveaways: Harry Potter Prize Package

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Happy December 1st!  We wanted to make sure to kick off our 12 Days of Giveaways with a truly magical prize.  And what could possibly be more magical than our favorite fictional wizard, Harry Potter?

Announcing the 2011 Twelve Days of Giveaways (and last week’s winner!)

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I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  Although I’m sure most of us were more interested in the delicious food on our plates than the actual plates themselves, there’s something to be said for the festive touch added by holiday-themed dishes.  Our friends at Mikasa provided us with a 16-piece set of their Holiday Traditions dinnerware and today we announce the lucky winner–just in time for a Christmas feast!

And the winner is…

Infographic: Top Hidden Costs of the Holiday Season

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In a matter of days, Black Friday and Cyber Monday will be here to the delight of savvy shoppers looking to score great deals for holiday gift-giving.  But while you’re bargain hunting this holiday season, don’t let your budget be done in by some sneaky hidden costs reaching in to pick your pocket.

Wacky Product of the Week: Landscape Curtains

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Picture this:  you live in a fifth floor walk-up in the city with a glorious view of the brick wall of the building next door you overlook an alley filled with dumpsters or your main window looks directly into the apartment across the way which is inhabited by an ugly naked guy.

What to do?

Never fear!  The folks at Harriet Carter have the perfect solution for you in the form of “landscape curtains.”

Get Ready to Celebrate the Season with these Holiday Freebies

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Christmas is only five weeks away–time to send out the cards, wrap gifts, decorate the tree.  Fortunately there are a slew of freebies that will help you to do all that and conserve cash for more important things:  gift shopping.

Get Ready for American Express Small Business Saturday

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Hot on the heels of Black Friday comes a holiday created just for American Express cardholders.  Want a free $25?  Read on to find out how!

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