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Can’t wait a couple more weeks to see what some of the big retailers have on sale on Black Friday? You can see what kind of deals many of them are offering right now. Years ago, stores tried to keep their Black Friday sales under wraps until the Thanksgiving newspaper arrived. But to generate buzz in the preceding weeks, store ads are being leaked to Black Friday Websites. For example, GottaDeal.com has posted JC Penney’s… Read More

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I was yelling at the TV set the other day. “That looks hideous! Who would ever wear something like that?” Everything on the screen … the dresses, purses, jackets, even the dishes and patio sets…  had that ugly 70’s-like zigzag design. The zigzags made me light-headed. It was so bad my eyes wanted to throw-up. It was so bad I thought it was one of those Saturday Night Live spoofs. I’ve never… Read More

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The heat is on, and it’s not even summer yet. While a swimsuit will be the clothing of choice for a lot kids this summer, many parents will be looking for clothes for their kids, without breaking the bank. Kids’ clothes aren’t cheap, and since they growth so fast, the price tag is even more painful to stomach. But shopping for summer doesn’t have to cost a lot. We went to Betty… Read More

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The weather has made it pretty tough to get out and do some shopping recently. But for those who can make it to the store, there are traditionally some good deals on certain products this time of year. And I’m not talking about milk, bread and eggs. If you can find them, they’re probably not on sale. There’s no doubt we’re right smack in the middle of winter. So now’s the time… Read More

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It’s Friday night. And it’s snowing. Again. Another 4 inches today, on top of the record 14 inches on Tuesday. And minus 6 degrees a couple of mornings ago. After nearly a week stuck at the TV station, I took my wife out for a date. To the grocery store. And she loved it. She’s been cooped up in the house with a dozen kids. Here’s what we didn’t find at the… Read More

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The deer gun season opened last weekend in Oklahoma. It’s one of the biggest days of the year for hunters.  But maybe not as big a day as this Friday is for another kind of “hunter”… the Black Friday shopper. I’m always fascinated why some people torture themselves.  Why would you subject yourself to unnecessary pain and suffering?  For many Americans, the day after Thanksgiving is more than just watching football and… Read More

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The holiday shopping season will be getting underway soon, if not already for many of you.  That means shoppers will be scrambling to find the best deals.  Many times you can find those deals without leaving your home. Kiplinger.com has put together a list of money saving web sites, that post the latest deals on everything from clothes to electronics. Here are just a few of them: If you really want to score… Read More

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The bad economy has been good for one industry…  secondhand stores. The Association of Resale Professionals says secondhand sales are increasing 35% a year, at a time when regular retailers are only seeing gains of about 2%. Good Morning America has a list of things you should always buy used to save money.  I’m sure not everyone will agree that all the items are “buy used” only.  But what this boom in… Read More

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We have so many ways to save money nowadays.  And one of the easiest is right on your smart phone.  Many of us now have a smart phone, and they go with us when we’re shopping.   Want to save money on that trip to the grocery store or mall?  Chances are there’s an app for that. It’s not easy parting with our hard-earned money when we’re at the check-out counter… whether it’s… Read More

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The old saying “timing is everything” also applies to the best time of the year to buy certain items.  August is almost over, but you may want to take advantage of some good deals before the end of the month. Every year, FreeShipping.org is out with it’s “Best Time To Buy” guide, and there’s several items it says is best to buy this month. Here are 7 things on FreeShipping.org’s list for… Read More

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Do some of your best ideas come while on the can?  Check out iPoo, a new iPhone app.  It’s a new “online community for poopers, so they can chat with each other.”  My boys will love this one. My kids keep asking, “When’s it going to snow again?”  They want another ANOTHER day off from school.  Taft Price (one of our meteorologists)  told me we could get more snow on Monday.  Maybe six… Read More

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President Obama returned to Washington DC from Global Warming Summit in Copenhagen.  He was greeted by a huge snowstorm. Now what was that you saying about global warming Mr. President? Actress Brittany Murphy dead at 32. Tiger’s mom “angry and disappointed” in him.  Join the crowd.  It’s also reported he may be headed for sex rehab. 2010 should be an interesting year for Tiger. I’m at Utica Square (Tulsa’s upscale shopping center)  today. Not nearly… Read More

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