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Forget about the frustration of driving around trying to find coffee when you’re on that long road trip. One automaker has come up with a solution. Make your own coffee in your car. Fiat is installing espresso makers as an option for European customers of its new 500-L. The device will be located in the console between the front seats. So get a little sleepy behind the wheel and whip up a… Read More

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We’re always looking for new ways to save a buck or two (or more). But give up or cut back on our coffee and lunch out habit?  I came across a startling stat: We spend nearly as much money every year on coffee as we do on gasoline, and quite a bit more on lunch than fuel. Consumerist.com reports that the Accounting Principals’ latest Workonomix survey claims the average American worker is… Read More

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I just got back from filling up the car. Maybe I shouldn’t have, after reading one of our news stories tonight. A new study found gas pump handles are some of the dirtiest surfaces we touch. I know, it’s one of those studies that aren’t that shocking, but still get us thinking. The study was by Kimberly-Clark (which, by the way, makes hand wipes and cleansers). Trained hygienists tested surfaces in half… Read More

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We love convenience, but sometimes pay dearly for it. There’s a list out of some of the most overpriced products to avoid if you want to save money. The list comes from WalletPop.com… a personal finance Website.  It says if you really want to save money, stay away from buying these things that have a huge markup. They include: Bottled water. By one estimate, bottled water has a 4000% markup over tap… Read More

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