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Monthly Archives: December 2010

Shopping for Auto Insurance Can Be Worth the Effort Posted on Dec 8

Shopping for Auto Insurance Can Be Worth the Effort

Our Office recently did an informal online survey regarding auto insurance that drew 232 respondents, and it showed again that shopping around for a policy can save consumers money on their coverage. The survey found that more than 60 percent of respondents saved money on   …Continue Reading Shopping for Auto Insurance Can Be Worth the Effort

Penny Auctions Can Cost You Much More Posted on Dec 1

Penny Auctions Can Cost You Much More

  The $999 MacBook for $53.73, the $500 iPad for $2.83, and the $400 PlayStation 3 for $8.40 are all unbelievable deals. But getting that kind of bargain might not be all it’s cracked up to be. Growing in popularity, “penny auction” Websites like skoreit.com,   …Continue Reading Penny Auctions Can Cost You Much More