Last December I told you about Oyster, an e-book subscription service that many have likened to “Netflix for books.” (Seems like there’s a Netflix for everything these days, though I’m still waiting on “Netflix for cookies.”) You pay a flat monthly rate and get unlimited access to every book in the Oyster library.Back then, the service felt a little half-baked. (Clearly I’m still thinking about cookies.) Its catalog consisted of only about 100,000 titles,
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Did you ever look at a jar and think, “That’s worn out”? Glass objects, like many other things, simply don’t “wear out.” And even if they show a little wear, it’s perfectly acceptable to use them anyway. This means that you can buy them already used. Why spend two dollars on the same jar that you can get for fifty cents or less, used?
There are other things you should never buy new: Books. Unless you need a special book, never
Times are tough, really tough. And if you are one of those caught in the financial turmoil, author Jason Kelly wants to give you a smack upside the head…but not as a punishment. He’s looking to open your eyes to the harsh realities of personal finance. In his book, “Financially Stupid People are Everywhere , Don’t be One of Them,” Jason offers a heavy dose of tough love aimed at waking you up, shaking you up, and finally setting you on the road to financial freedom