Technology and Retail

How to Get Your UBER rating as a Passenger and see How Drivers Rate You

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Uber, now a verb in the dictionary, is the revolutionary ride hailing service (think taxi on your phone) that millions of people use daily. You basically request an “Uber” via your smartphone, it shows up and drops you off to your destination and your credit card (already on file) is automatically charged when the trip […]

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How to Save and Make Money with New Social Media Coupon Sites Like Groupon and LivingSocial

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One of the hottest new trends to hit the internet over the past few years is social media coupon sites. These websites offer incentives to people to make it easier for them to save money, as well as to share and earn coupons for products and services with friends. These websites will often use social […]

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Is it Okay For an Employer to Google or Facebook You?

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Most people have an online presence in today’s day and age. Whether it is passive (Google searches) or active (Facebook, Twitter) our online history is not that hard to get to for companies that have the right tools, resources and connections. But is this ethical or legal and should your employer or potential employer be […]

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How to Budget for the Expensive Holiday Season

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With another holiday season upon us, it’s not too soon to start planning your gift buying budget. Since last year, the economy has changed, many well-known retailers are no longer in business, and it’s likely that those who still have jobs may not find a holiday bonus in their company stocking. So, it’s even more […]

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How to Shop Smart This Holiday Season – 5 Tips to Stretch Those Dollars Even Further

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It’s hard to believe than another holiday season is upon us. With all good intentions, most of us will make a promise to ourselves that we will shop early and shop smart. But unfortunately, in most cases, life’s routines and little emergencies usually force us to shop at the last minute. This can make your […]

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How to Keep Your Identity – and Your Credit – Safe While Shopping

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Each year more people are becoming victims of identity theft. When this happens, it could take years for the person to regain their rightful identity and their good credit standing. And the bad news is that identity thieves are getting much more sophisticated about identity theft and will stop at almost nothing to steal your […]

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Simple Tips on Saving Money at Christmas

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Christmas spending over the last 2 or 3 years has been relatively low in comparison with other years, but that’s all set to change this Christmas. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), shoppers are ready to part with their cash this holiday season for the first time since the recession hit.  The NRF has […]

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Holiday Gifts for Him and Her Across all Ages and Price Ranges

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It’s almost that time again. With the holidays fast approaching, it’s time to start searching for the perfect gift for those special people in your life. Whether it’s for Mom or Dad, your husband or wife, or your awesome new girlfriend or boyfriend – it’s easier than you think to come up with just the […]

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5 Credit Card Security Myths and Truths – How To Protect Yourself

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Credit card fraud is on the rise worldwide as we move from a paper/cash based economy to an electronic/online one. For this reason it’s important to be aware of credit card security and to protect your financial identity. Many people are not fully aware of the extent of credit card fraud, but these common myths about credit […]

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10 Awesome Google Search Tips and Tricks to Improve Your Finances, Investing and Productivity Knowledge

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Google plays a big part in my life and my blogging business. Apart from it’s Adsense publisher program which provides the bulk of this blog’s income, Google’s search engine provides the basis and background for a number of the topics that I write about. I am not alone with 70% of the world using Google […]

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