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How Much Gasoline Tax Do You Pay?

By , June 18th, 2018

An old saying states two things in life are certain, death and taxes. You pay taxes on gasoline every time you fill up at the pump, but do you know how much gasoline tax you actually pay? It’s easy to not notice when gas prices alone are nearing $3 a gallon. Both the federal and […]


What to Do When Insurance Won’t Cover All of Your Meds

By , June 14th, 2018

You’ve probably already experienced challenges getting your insurance to cover all of your meds. You might face higher out-of-pocket costs on a medication you really need because: The doctor prescribed a brand that is not covered by your insurance You’re at a pharmacy that’s outside of your network Your doctor prescribed something your plan doesn’t […]


Summer Car Maintenance Tips to Beat the Heat

By , June 11th, 2018

` Summer temperatures put additional strain on just about every part of your car. Keep your vehicle rolling smoothly with these easy seasonal maintenance tips that save you money down the road. Replace the Engine Air Filter The engine air filter prevents dirt, debris and bugs from getting into the engine. Most mechanics recommend changing […]


What Determines Your Car Insurance Premiums Might Surprise You

By , June 6th, 2018

Insurance companies keep the exact formula for calculating car insurance rates a highly guarded secret. However, there are known things that affect car insurance premiums. Some of them will surprise you. Your Gender Car insurance costs less for women because numerous statistics show they are much safer drivers.  The following statistics from the Insurance Institute […]


How to Make Your Very Own 100-Foot Water Slide!

By , May 31st, 2018

Both kids and adults deserve to stay cool and have fun during the summer months. There’s no better way to accomplish this than with a 100-foot water slide in your own backyard. The instructions below include everything needed to build a mega water slide 25 feet longer and $50 cheaper than the biggest slide found […]


10 Fun Things That Are Cheaper Than a Swimming Pool

By , May 30th, 2018

The typical vision of a backyard oasis includes a swimming pool, but with an average price exceeding $23,000, many find it hard to make that vision a reality. But you can have fun for a lot less money: check out this list of 10 things that can be done in just about any backyard for […]


Review: Which Grill Cooks the Best Value?

By , May 26th, 2018

There are more types of grills than a backyard chef can shake a spatula at. Keep reading to find out which ones have the best value or most closely suit your preferences. The following grills were selected based on price, features, durability and user reviews. All prices in this grill review were found on Amazon […]


Should You Pay for Your Child’s Driver’s License?

By , May 23rd, 2018

A driver’s license unlocks unimaginable freedom for a teenager — and might make parents cringe with worry. One set of issues surround the expenses, but paying for a child’s driver’s license can be a good investment. Parents pay several one-time driver’s training and license fees. The fees listed below are for Olmsted County in southern […]


Which Pizza Rewards Program Delivers the Best Deals?

By , May 21st, 2018

The only thing that tastes better than pizza is free pizza. Three of the top chains in the U.S. give loyal customers the opportunity to earn free food. Here comes a comparison of the pizza rewards programs offered by Domino’s, Pizza Hut, and Papa John’s. Domino’s Domino’s Piece of the Pie program gives you 10 […]


Your Car Might Be a Death Trap Without These 7 Items in Your Roadside Emergency Kit

By , May 16th, 2018

Cars occasionally break down. A roadside emergency kit prepares you for these situations, but don’t just buy the first one you see: Prepackaged ones cost $29.99, but they often include low quality items and things you might not end up using.  You’re better off curating your own kit for about $85, by selecting these seven […]

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