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Order Groceries with Amazon Prime Pantry

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If you are like me and love to cook, but loathe going to the grocery store...Amazon is here to rescue you, with the newly launched Prime Pantry. More>>

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Create effective complaint letter

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Sometimes products we get are good; but sometimes we receive the bad and the ugly, warranting a complaint email or letter to the company. More>>

Earth Day freebies and goodies Video included

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Happy Earth Day!!  Help celebrate with some treats. More>>

What Michael's customers need to do Video included

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The CEO of Michael's craft store has issued an apology for the inconvenience of customers having to deal with the security breach. More>>

Find out if your car is on a recall list

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GM has set a big goal: fixing 100 percent of its recalled vehicles, by fall. More>>

Find out which sites were affected by Heartbleed Bug

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The Heartbleed Bug has left a lot of personal data open for hackers to access. More>>

Tax Day freebies and deals

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You knew it was only a matter of time. One, for you to have to do your taxes. And two, to get some great freebies and deals on the 15th. More>>

Get prescription meds for less Video included

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The next time you need to get a prescription filled, go about it the right way and put up to $100 back in your pocket.
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Why auto recalls are so prevalent Video included

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You're probably wondering why there are so many recalls popping up all the time. Motherboard says it is becoming the norm. More>>

Shopping secrets you need to know

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Knowing you can get a good discount is a pretty good feeling. But if you want to save even more, there are some shopping secrets you may not already know. More>>

Mobile banking must-do's

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As convenient and safe as mobile banking is for you, there are some security issues that should concern you. More>>

Look for these insurance fraud warning signs

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Fraud continues to be a big issue, even in the insurance industry. These scammers are making it their job to take your money, without any help in return. More>>

$25 Georgia Power air conditioner rebate

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As the temps heat up, you are going to want to cool down your house, and do it at a discount.
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Unique, inexpensive wedding gift ideas

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Wedding bells are always ringing during the summer; so you may find yourself having to buy a gift soon.
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Avoid click bait scams

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Scammers are trying to get all your personal information online; and they are taking advantage of your curiosity about Malaysia flight 370 to do it. More>>

Customer service calls and getting what you want

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There are a few strategies that will help you get what you want while staying calm. More>>

How to apply sunscreen to prevent cancer

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$670 per doctor's visit is roughly how much you can expect to pay to have skin cancer treated.
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Make kitchen items last longer

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Keeping your kitchen stocked is not cheap; so your best bet is to make sure what you have now lasts as long as possible. More>>

Save on baby items

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The average cost to raise a baby, from birth to 18, will cost you about $250,000. More>>

Prevent unauthorized iTunes downloads Video included

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Apple is stepping up to the plate, which means you may be getting a refund.
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Protect privacy during social media quizzes

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If you have social media accounts, there is a good chance you have been suckered into taking one of those online quizzes. More>>

Best to buy in April Video included

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April showers will probably tempt you to do a little online shopping at home. If you want some of the best deals, here is what is in store for April. More>>

What not to buy at the dollar store Video included

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Sometimes buying certain products from the dollar store in a pinch is a good idea for the moment.
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Prom Dresses and Accessories Giveaway

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High school gals listen up...prom is almost here which means it is time to get glammed up and get the perfect dress.
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Items worth buying in bulk

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Not all items should be purchased in bulk, especially if they are not saving you money by going unused. Though, there are some products that are worth that bigger size...Dry pantry goods. Rice, beans, More>>

Things to do for better chance of getting raise Video included

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The task of saving money is probably a little bit easier than asking for it.
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Before home repairs, read this checklist Video included

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After the wild winter we had, there's a chance you may need to make some home repairs.
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Restaurant techniques that make you pay more

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As any business, there are techniques restaurants use to get you to pay even more in the end. More>>

Teaching kids about money

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With all the debit and credit card use in stores and online, it can be hard for kids to grasp the actual concept behind money.
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Claim your money: Duracell class action lawsuit form Video included

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When was the last time you bought batteries? Probably within the past five years. If you have, and they were Duracell brand, you are entitled to some money. More>>

Credit card offers and myths

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You have received those pre-approved credit card offers. I have. Just about everyone has. More>>

Break your habit of shopping

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Everyone has a habit of some sort. Some cost a little more than others...like shopping.
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Credit card traps to avoid Video included

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Credit card companies try to reel you in with some great offers, but what they do not tell you about are the 'gotchas'. More>>

Keep your passport safe

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Passports are not cheap, but you can save yourself about $110 and a lot of hassle just by keeping your current passport safe. More>>

What to buy brand spanking new

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Buying second hand, gently used items can definitely be cost savers; but there are products for which you should pay full price. More>>

Keep Amazon Prime at $79 for another year Video included

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Amazon is following through with increasing the price of their Prime Membership program. More>>

Get at least $10 from class action lawsuit Video included

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Think back a decade and a half ago. Did you buy any electronics? Probably so.
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Spring break safety

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The calendar tells us spring is just around the corner. More>>

Protect yourself when renting a car

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When you go on vacation, there is a good chance you will need to rent a car.
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Keeping your house safe from burglars

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Every 14 and a half seconds, a home in the U.S. is burglarized. More>>

Items worth paying more for Video included

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While some items, like single-serve food, are ridiculously priced, there are products on which you should spend a bit more money. More>>

Overpriced singles and pods

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Convenience is something we pay for any time we shop. Easy go-to's but not always worth it.
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Avoiding bad trial offers

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Some trial offers seem too good to pass up. More>>

Financial moves for 2014

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There are musts and must-nots when it comes to your money. More>>

Scholarship and financial aid scams

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It's that time of year when high school graduates start buckling down and searching out college scholarships. Instead of giving you money, some financial listings are scams. They take your money and personal More>>

Credit unions help build credit score Video included

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Credit unions--big bank alternatives--not only provide you with free checking accounts, they also offer tools that will help rebuild your credit score.
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How e-receipts can harm your computer Video included

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You know those e-receipts retailers give as an option at the end of your purchase, as a paper alternative?
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Save money on spring energy bills Video included

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When the weather warms up, keep a few spring energy tips in mind. More>>

Advertising traps and how to avoid them Video included

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Reading the fine print honestly pays off, especially when it comes to certain advertising terms that sometimes sound great but are not so great on the wallet...Satisfaction guaranteed. This is when a retailer More>>

How young car buyers can save on insurance Video included

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Six percent of new car purchases are first-time buyers under the age of 25.
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Make appointment to file taxes for free Video included

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If you make $52,000 or less, you can book an appointment through the Georgia Department of Revenue to file your individual taxes for free. More>>

Powerball jackpot up to $400 M in Wednesday night's drawing

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Yowza! The Powerball is sitting at $400 million!!  Click this link to check your numbers tonight...Powerball Lottery Winning Numbers More>>

Find out if the state owes you money

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Believe it or not, $42 billion sitting in state safes, waiting for the rightful owners to claim their share.
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After the storm clean up reminders

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Some of you are now having to deal with repairs to the house and yard that were damaged during the ice storm.  Don't be in a rush to get it done...Take time to research the best contractor. Make sure they More>>

Best deals on Presidents' Day Video included

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In the retail business, holidays tend to translate into sale days.
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What to avoid before buying a home Video included

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Buying a home is one of life's biggest investments.
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Before the storm preparation

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Now that you know the storm is well on its way, here are a few last minute preparations because you need to be self sufficient for at least 72 hours More>>

De-Ice your driveway

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Ice is what we're going to be facing during winter storm part deux.
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Conserve energy and heat during winter storm

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Another winter storm is on its way. This is your heads up on how to be ready for the cold, by conserving heat and energy:Seal drafts. Keep your house warm by sealing off any drafts in the house. Place More>>

Olympic scams and official sites

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The Olympics are not exempt from scams. The games are actually a huge target. The best thing for you to do to avoid becoming a victim:Shop directly from the official website of the 2014 Sochi Olympics.Verify More>>

Panda Express: Free Firecracker Chicken Entree

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First things first: this is good for January 31 only! More>>

Hiring a tree service

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Just like when it comes to hiring someone dependable to take care of your car, you also want to hire someone who will do a good job working on your trees. Your best bet is to hire a qualified International More>>

State of Georgia Personal Report of Accident PDF

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We've shown you plenty of footage of cars, trucks, and buses that have slid into each other, guardrails, or embankments. More>>

Picking reliable auto repair shop

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Let's say your car needs some repairs--big or small--after this snow storm.
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Kid-friendly recipes

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Whether it is cold and snowy outside or bright as the sun, get the kids in the kitchen!
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Snow day activities

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Today is a snow day for just about everyone in Atlanta. That means you and the kids are at home; and both of you may want something fun to do to keep busy! Here are a few awesome ideas:Painting in the More>>

Keep warm during the winter storm

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Staying warm is not as easy as it sounds. There is definitely a lot more to it than just a blanket and heavy jacket. It basically comes down to a science and many things contribute to upping your body More>>

Driving in the snow

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The January 2014 snow has come for Atlanta and our viewing area; but it has not yet left.
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Debt collection notice

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A debt collection notice is not what you want to see when you check your mailbox. More>>

Make college affordable Video included

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I told you how high schoolers can prepare for college scholarships. More>>

Georgia scholarship lists

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Sorry to burst your bubble; but attending college is not getting any cheaper. More>>

Unsubscribe to emails

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You get them, I get them. What I am talking about are those annoying subscription emails.
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Budget Foods Video included

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When your budget is tight, it is time to cut some things out.
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Debt free in 2014

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Make this year debt free; or at least pretty darn close.
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Breaking up with your bank

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If you are tired of dealing with your bank, divorce it and go with one you do like. More>>

Create a strong password

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If you have one, you are setting yourself up for an Internet fail. I am talking about a weak, common password. One that anyone can figure out and use to break into all your accounts.These are the top eight, More>>

Food deals for February

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Here are a couple of links for local restaurant deals you can score during the month of February. More>>

Cheapest prescriptions in your area

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It is a fact of life: not all prescriptions are cheap.
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TurboTax e-filing deal: $14.99

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February is the month to score a good deal on tax filing software. TurboTax has a deal, for $14.99 that includes:Federal return price.State return price.Free answers from a professional, via phone.Automatic More>>

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