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Avoid Swiping Your Card Here During the Holidays

A week until Christmas?! These year-end holidays have crept up on me one too many times! I certainly don’t have everybody’s gift bought yet, let alone wrapped! Over the next six days I will have to scramble to get my [...]

December 18, 2013 Easy Street

Today Is National Gift Card Exchange Day

Merry Christmas! Did you get everything you wanted? Chances are you got a lot of great gifts, but there were one or two items under the tree that you had to fake a smile as you unwrapped it. Thankfully I [...]

December 26, 2012 Easy Street

Don’t Buy These Items At The Airport

The days leading up to and directly following Christmas are the third and fourth busiest travel days of the year. With Christmas falling on a Tuesday this year many airline industry experts are expecting this weekend to claim one or [...]

December 19, 2012 Easy Street

Save Money Without Trying

Did you pick out your new year’s resolution yet? Its 5 days into the year already. Hopefully you started an emergency fund and emailed the human resource manager about increasing your 401k match like I suggested last week. Whatever your [...]

January 5, 2011 Easy Street

Is Your Partner Hiding Money From You?

Questions To Ask Before You Say I Do There are only three days until Christmas! I had the misfortune of needing to go to the mall last Saturday night to pick up a gift for my father. I wanted to [...]

December 22, 2010 Easy Street

Santa Comes Early…But Not For Everyone

The markets continue to rally to 52-week highs on the back of very positive earning releases and the impending passage of the tax bill. Shrugging off a downgrade of Spanish Sovereign Debt and a huge earning miss by a major [...]

December 20, 2010 Freedom by Friday

Avoid the January Credit Crunch

How I Told The Grinch to F*%$ OFF!! 2010 will be another tough holiday season to get through, financially speaking. It’s been like this for the past three or four years. So by now I’ve developed a few tricks to [...]

November 24, 2010 Easy Street
How To and Where To Shop Online

How To and Where To Shop Online

According to Forbes in 1998 online spending reached $13 billion. In 2009 it was $156 billion. That’s quite an increase. Our time spent online is increasing too. It’s estimated that the average American spends 13 hours a week online. Most [...]

July 28, 2010 Easy Street

Legitimate Fast Cash

“Can You Recommend Some Ways to Generate Cash Fast?” Question: Dear Marc: I’ve been hoodwinked by money making opportunities in the past. Can you recommend some legal and legitimate ways to generate cash fast? B.R. Henderson, NV Answer Marc Charles: [...]

July 16, 2010 Weekend Business Blueprint
Did You Really Buy That NOW?

Did You Really Buy That NOW?

When my good friend Mark Patricks asked me to share my money saving philosophy with League of Power readers my first question was, what IS my philosophy? For most of my life I have been characterized as frugal and very [...]

June 23, 2010 Easy Street