Cut your Internet bill by slowing down

You are probably - almost definitely - paying for more internet speed than you need.You're likely fine - as I am - with no more than 50MB, and maybe far less. A while back, I posted a "savings story" about my experience moving from cable TV (and internet) to streaming programming over the (same provider's) … Continue reading Cut your Internet bill by slowing down

Google Flights adds a guarantee. Wait, what?

Google Flights is backing up their airfare cost prediction feature with a cash back guarantee.It's a limited time offer, but maybe it's the beginning of something bigger. Cross fingers. This is something. Just when you want to hate Google, they go and do something cool. It's no secret I love Google Flights, which should be … Continue reading Google Flights adds a guarantee. Wait, what?

Quick hit: Equifax wants to give you $125. Maybe.

The Equifax data breach settlement details are out, and there's cash in it for you.If you can prove specific damages, you might score more than the minimum.But the payout is likely to be less than advertised. As a rule, I don't flag individual deals on their own, but this one is worth a few minutes … Continue reading Quick hit: Equifax wants to give you $125. Maybe.

Golf tee times: a tale of two coupon fillers

If you play golf, tee time pricing is changing: no longer fixed, there are deals to be had, if you know where to lookCheck out Teeoff.com and GolfNow.com, two services that offer deals for courses in your areaUse Honey, Piggy, or another coupon filler of choice to sweeten the deal I'm a golfer, and finding … Continue reading Golf tee times: a tale of two coupon fillers

Temporary email: Fight for your Right to Be Unknown

If you shop online with any frequency, check out temporary email services to keep your identity private - at least a little.Trashmail.com is a favorite, but there are others. In the category of savings tools - services that don't necessarily lead directly to savings, but expedite/support it in other ways - get familiar with temporary … Continue reading Temporary email: Fight for your Right to Be Unknown

Password Managers: a Life Raft in the Ecommerce Ocean

In the wild wild world of online commerce, a password manager is essential.LastPass is a solid choice, but there are several strong alternativesThere are privacy issues, but the convenience is probably worth the risks It's getting nearly impossible to navigate the security barriers of online shopping. I'm not complaining: if it's hard to for you … Continue reading Password Managers: a Life Raft in the Ecommerce Ocean