On St. Patrick’s Day, revelers will take to neighborhood parades, pubs, and house parties to raise a few glasses with family and friends. But don’t toast just yet- for thousands of people, waking up on March 18th will bring with it the realization that their financial standing is toast. The culprit? Shopping Under The Influence.
Most people will commit Shopping Under The Influence, or SUI, at some point in their lives. Simply put, SUI occurs when purchasing anything under the influence
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My son turned five this week (I can’t believe it!) and although we decided to forgo the party this year in favor of a trip to Legoland, we did have a little family celebration and it got me thinking about party food. With Memorial Day weekend and barbecue season right around the corner, I thought I’d share a few ideas.Popcorn. Why not skip the expensive chips and dips and instead set out several bowls of freshly popped corn? It’s easy to make and dirt-cheap.
This week we cover news on illegal downloading, Facebook going after Google, how to buy used merchandise, how to see free movies, a good teen Samaritan, and overpriced (?) weddings. Wired: Biggest BitTorrent Downloading Case in U.S. History Targets 23,000 Defendants – Big news this week on the illegal downloading front. The bittorrent case sets a pretty serious precedent. Formerly, bittorrent downloaders and sites were protected because they were not downloading from a single source.