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Textbook Rentals

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It’s a new semester for the college kids and that means big bucks are being spent on textbooks. Getting the right book at the right price requires a little time and effort. If you are willing to put forth some time and effort you might just end up saving some real $$$$’s. Just to give you an example, one of my kids needs an accounting textbook (yes, maybe he will take after me). I looked on Amazon (who historically is pretty... Continue reading
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Email management

Posted by on in Other Stuff
How many of you made a resolution to “clean up” your email box?   This was one of my resolutions last year and I must tell you – it works!   If your email box has gotten out of control you need to whip it back into shape by unsubscribing to any email that you get from a company you do not buy from.   Once you buy something online you often agree to have your email address shared.  No, you didn’t agree to... Continue reading
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Happy New Year!!!!

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It’s just another day in an endless cycle but many take this opportunity to look at it as a new beginning.  Do you make New Year’s resolutions?  Should you?   I do and I think you should as well.   You have to start somewhere right?  I make a few different types of resolutions each year.   I always make a personal “health” resolution (take my vitamins, lose a few pounds) and a “self-help” type of resolution (read more, relax more, be a better... Continue reading
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  • Pam Van Alstyne
    Pam Van Alstyne says #
    Too much of that and you'll be resolving to losing a few pounds!