Author: Jeffrey Trull
Beware These 5 Sneaky Credit Card Company Tricks
Jeffrey Trull and Ari Cetron on August 16, 2021
Credit card companies love to dangle juicy offers. Learn how to sort out deals from duds.
7 Steps to Save More Money in 2020
Jeffrey Trull on December 25, 2019
Here are some simple ways to put more money in the bank during the new year.
10 Tips to Get the Best Deals at Outlet Stores
Jeffrey Trull on October 29, 2019
Find out how to avoid low-quality goods, and learn ways to get bigger discounts than advertised.
The 9 Rules of Savvy Regifting
Jeffrey Trull on December 17, 2018
If you’re regifting this holiday season, follow these rules to do it tastefully and avoid hurt feelings.
6 Reasons to Shop on Small Business Saturday
Jeffrey Trull on November 24, 2018
You’ll benefit from finding unique gifts and smaller crowds – all while supporting your local economy.
6 Tips to Avoid Common Consumer Pitfalls and Complaints
Jeffrey Trull on July 17, 2018
Knowing your consumer rights can help you avoid becoming a victim of a scam — or at least aid you in picking up the pieces afterward.
How to Take Professional Caliber Photos With Your Smartphone
Jeffrey Trull on September 18, 2015
The technology in most smartphones is so extraordinary that nearly anyone can use it to take fantastic pictures by following these tips.
How to Avoid Hidden Car Tire Costs
Jeffrey Trull on September 17, 2015
When you buy a car, you’ll likely remember to weigh its mileage, miles-per-gallon, and what type of fuel it takes. But don’t forget to examine the tires.
15 Tips for Taking Fabulous Smartphone Photos
Jeffrey Trull on December 18, 2014
Christmas is around the corner. Take a few minutes and learn how to make the best possible memories.
Protect Your Data From Disaster With Online Backup
Jeffrey Trull on March 7, 2013
Haven’t backed up your hard drive? Save yourself the agony of losing all your precious files with these online backup services.
How Much Is an Oscar Worth?
Jeffrey Trull on February 21, 2013
This year’s Oscar-winning movies will generate big bucks at the box office. But how much is winning an Oscar worth to individual winners? Here’s how past nominees have capitalized on Hollywood’s biggest award.
How to Listen to Grammy Nominees Free and Buy Their Music Cheap
Jeffrey Trull on February 12, 2013
Looking to listen to Grammy winners and nominees? Here’s how to play this year’s best music for free or download Grammy-nominated albums for as little as $2.99.
8 Tax Apps for Easier and Faster Filing
Jeffrey Trull on February 11, 2013
Hate sitting down to do your taxes and then waiting for your refund? Take advantage of these tax apps for your smartphone and tablet to file your return in record time.
7 Same-Day Delivery Options for Online Shopping
Jeffrey Trull on January 30, 2013
Tired of waiting for online orders to ship? Depending on where you shop and where you live, delivery may be measured in hours instead of days.
8 Signs You’re Addicted to Gambling and 5 Tips to Stop
Jeffrey Trull on January 24, 2013
Millions of Americans have a gambling problem. Whether it’s $2 lottery tickets or $200,000 stock market bets, here’s how to take control of the problem before it takes control of you.
8 Tips to Find Good Wine for Less Than $10
Jeffrey Trull on January 17, 2013
Buying by the case isn’t the only way to land a great wine bargain. Find out more ways to save.
6 Tricks for Faster Customer Service
Jeffrey Trull on December 21, 2012
Use these techniques, and you’ll never waste another frustrating minute sitting on hold listening to elevator music.
15 Worst Gifts for Men
Jeffrey Trull on December 13, 2012
There are some gifts that just don’t impress men. Read on to know what to avoid.
Holiday Tipping – 7 Tips to Keep From Going Broke
Jeffrey Trull on December 7, 2012
Finding out how much you’re supposed to tip is easy. Figuring out where you’ll find the money? Not so much. But if you’re short this holiday season, here are some words of comfort.
10 Tips to Save on Outlet Shopping
Jeffrey Trull on November 21, 2012
Find out which items have been made just for the outlets, how to reap the benefits of VIP clubs, which days and times are best to shop, and more.
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