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The effect of Brexit on currency exchange rates

Global markets went into a tailspin today a day after Great Britain voted to exit the European Union.  The transition may take up to 2 years but the effects are already being felt. The financial markets tumbled.  Other countries are … Continue reading

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Important Website for Weather Alerts and Product Recalls

A few years ago I signed up for free adverse weather alerts from emergencymail.org so I can be ready for hurricanes and the infamous NJ “pre-Halloween” storms. It’s a great site – and for more than just weather.  Plus, you … Continue reading

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TD Bank tells customers to ‘keep the change’

I just got some bad news… TD Bank is permanently shuttering their Penny Arcades.  For years it’s been a convenient (and fun) way to deposit large amounts of pocket change.  You’d pour the coins into the sorter and it calculates the … Continue reading

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Boaty McBoatface

(This post doesn’t have anything to do with saving money or stretching a dollar, but I have seriously enjoyed following this story since it broke here in the colonies last month.  Today’s NY Times has a great follow-up article) Recently, … Continue reading

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