Savvy Consumer

Renting your college textbooks

Renting Your College Textbooks ~ The Smart Way to Go

College is more expensive then ever, student debt is rising… And, as if the burden wasn’t heavy enough, the price of college textbooks, just like tuition, has risen too, by 82% …

DogVacay

Dog boarding without the kennels: DogVacay

By Anne-Marie Kovacs, Chief Wife It’s always the conundrum. What to do with your pets – dogs especially – while you’re away. If you don’t have friends or family who will …

Dear FTC,

Open letter to the FTC re: FTC Disclosure Guidelines

I have a bone to pick with you. A really, really big bone. Last year, you issued your guidelines: “.com Disclosures. How to make effective disclosures in digital advertising“. Because, …

MyPermissions.com

A Solution to TMI in Social Media - MyPermissions.com

By Anne-Marie Kovacs, Chief Wife I LOVE my internet. In fact, I know that I couldn’t live without it.  Yet, it’s far from perfect, isn’t it? Which is why there are …

AdTrap devices

CLEVER FIND: Blocking Online Ads with AdTrap

By Anne-Marie Kovacs, Chief Wife Let’s kill the ads on our devices, yes? I know it’s ironic to post this on CyberMonday. But, come to think of it, it’s probably more appropriate …

Ultra-10-Challenge

Trend: Minimalist Wardrobe

The sad state of our economy and our increased willingness to be good to Mother Earth has motivated us to think in new ways about our wardrobes. It’s a case …