You Lost $2.5 Billion On Scanner Errors This Year

Consumers are losing $2.5 billion every year because of overcharging, Good Morning America reports. GMA’s price check team investigated a dozen stores in New York, New Jersey and Virginia recently and found widespread overcharging. With inaccurate scanners, inaccurate pricing signs, and clerical error, make sure to check your receipts as you are checking out of stores this holiday season. A few dollars here and few dollars there can add up, and being vigilant can save you money. Continue reading “You Lost $2.5 Billion On Scanner Errors This Year”

TurboTax 2008 Punished With Bad Reviews

Intuit, makers of TurboTax, increased the price and limited the options in this year’s release of their main tax preparation software for this tax season. TurboTax 2008 is now $59.95, up from $44.95 last year. They have also limited the number of free filings including in the package from 5 to 1. Needless to say TurboTax users are not happy Continue reading “TurboTax 2008 Punished With Bad Reviews”

6 Tips for Free (and Almost Free) Marketing

In these lean economic times, small businesses should look for ways to cut costs. Though you might not need to alter your entire marketing strategy, the following tips can be helpful to keep the marketing engines running on a little less fuel than normal. Continue reading “6 Tips for Free (and Almost Free) Marketing”