Saturday, August 29, 2009
It has been a LONG time since the last giveaway so here is something for you beauty addicts out there.
I am giving away a L'Oreal Revitalift and all you have to do to enter this contest is one of two things:
1. Promote this post via twitter OR mention it on your blog OR Stumble it
2. Leave three meaningful comments (one on this post and two on other posts)
When you have done one of those things leave a comment here so I can know what you did and add your name to the voting pool.
The winner will be drawn on Friday September 4th so enter as many times as you like.
Saturday, August 22, 2009
Monday, August 10, 2009
However you need to find what works for you!!!!
The Dough Roller presents Balance Transfer Smackdown: 0% for 6 Months vs. 3.99% for 12 Months posted at The Dough Roller, saying, "Your take: What is the best offer--0% balance transfer for 6 months or 3.99% for 12?"
Patrick @ Cash Money Life presents Unexpected Ways Having a Baby Changed Our Budget posted at Cash Money Life, saying, "Having a baby changes your budget in many ways - some of which are unexpected and difficult to plan for."
Patrick @ Military Money presents Cash for Clunkers Information posted at Military Finance Network, saying, "The Cash for Clunkers program offers a $3,500 or $4,500 rebate on eligible trade-ins, which can save consumers several thousand dollars on a new vehicle."
Silicon Valley Blogger presents myFICO To Drop Experian Credit Score and Report: One Less FICO Score posted at The Digerati Life, saying, "Experian is now serving up proprietary scores rather than FICO scores. Here are some of my thoughts on this."
Banker Saver presents Sneaky Bank Fees: How To Avoid Those Extra Charges posted at Banker Saver, saying, "Thanks you for hosting."
Matt Jabs presents The Whole Armor of Personal Finance posted at Debt Free Adventure!, saying, "Ephesians 6:10-18 outlines a powerful and encouraging passage of scripture that deals with The Whole Armor of God. In it Paul reminds the reader that the Christian battle is not one of flesh and blood, but of principalities, powers, the rulers of this world, and wickedness in high places. I CANNOT help but read this and liken it to our battle against debt, advertising, wantonness, and the war to gain control over our personal finances."
Ray @ Financial Highway presents Discount Brokers: 5 Tips to Choose the Best Discount Broker posted at Financial Highway, saying, "Tips on how to find the best discount broker"
Jae Jun presents 2009 Top 40 Best Stocks to Retire On: Part 4 | Old School Valueposted at Old School Value, saying, "Analyzed all 40 of Fortune's Best Stocks to Retire on list of 2009. View the results now."
Anthony Samuel presents Chase Home Finance and the Hair of the Dog that Bit Themposted at Personal Finance Analyst.
kathryn presents Easy Ways to Slash Bank Fees posted at Out of Debt Christian, saying, "Bank fees continue to go higher and higher, which means that avoiding them is more important than ever! With fees deducted directly from your account, it can be tough to notice that may have been charged hundreds of dollars per year just for the privilege of using your own money! Fortunately, you can cut these fees to nearly zero by taking just a few easy steps:"
I love this easy to use product that comes off easily.Luke Marriott presents Saving to Travel Around The World posted at The Travellers Journey, saying, "My tis on saving to travel the world, its just about not spending really. Many thanks, Luke."
johnny lokin presents How Retail Security Systems Can Protect Your Business posted at Retail Security Systems.
Sam presents New !! Prenup !! Should I Sign a Prenuptial Agreement? Do I Need a Prenuptial Agreement? posted at Surfer Sam and Friends, saying, "Thanks for including my article. Here's an excerpt... Should I Sign a Prenuptial Agreement When Do I Need a Prenuptial Agreement Sometime before the wedding, your loved one may bring up the issue of a prenuptial agreement. Don't panic. You've heard about prenuptial agreements. Donald and Ivana Trump had one. Liz Taylor and construction worker Larry Fortensky had one. Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have one. Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman have one. A prenuptial agreement, also called a prenup, is a way to protect your interests if it becomes time to untie the knot. "I think prenups are brilliant. I get taken care of very well." Catherine Zeta-Jones, who married Michael Douglas with a prenup But prenups are not just for celebrities. If the two of you are young and are starting out with just the shirts on your backs, you probably don't need a prenuptial agreement. But if you have property, investments, a partnership interest or a business of your own, a prenuptial agreement is valuable. It is important to talk this out ahead of time so you are both comfortable with the arrangements."
Handy Saputra presents Mortgage Brokers - Finding The Right One posted at Home Loan | Mortgage Resources, saying, "A good mortgage consultant is something each wannabe home-owner or experienced property financier wants to have on their side. There's no lack of brokers out there and they come in all sizes and shapes with diverse personalities."
oneadvice presents Assets in Bankruptcy posted at One Advice, saying, "Declaring bankruptcy means that you will no longer have control over your assets. Know your rights before declaring bankruptcy..."
Allison Johanson presents Why Everything You’ve Heard About Leveraged ETFs Is Wrong posted at ETFdb.
Jack Schmidt presents The Meaning of Wealth posted at SectorMatic Money Journal, saying, "SectorMatic Money Site - Personal Finance | Everything for the Big Spender on a Budget! Now you can live like a fat cat, even if you're on a momey diet. Laugh all the way to the bank with Jack Schmidt and SectorMatic Money Site. It's for you!"
Alvina Lopez presents 100 Best Personal Finance Blogs for Recent College Grads – Online Degree Programs.org: Top Online Degrees posted at Online Degree Programs.org.
Mike smmrs johnson presents Trading System Intro posted at System Trading | Stocks Trading Systems, saying, "A good trading system is about much more than just selecting stocks. Certainly that is important as well. However, a good trading system will provide the ability for you to protect against losses, manage your money, add proper leverage when necessary, and also select a stock selection maximizing your reward and minimizing your risk."
presents List of Auto Insurance Companies posted at Home Life Weekly, saying, "Save money with this great list of Auto insurance companies to help find the best quotes together with customer satisfaction scores. Makes some interesting reading!!"
MoneyNing presents 401k, Traditional IRA and Roth IRA Savings Not The Same posted at Money Ning, saying, "When you plan for retirement, do you really look into the tax situation and how it will affect your account balances?"
Tyler Tervooren presents Can You Benefit From Energy Efficiency Rebates? posted atFrugally Green, saying, "Being frugal means being able to look past the initial cost of something to see its long term value. Luckily, our government seems to understand this and is willing to help you with the purchase price of high efficiency appliances and renewable energy systems."
KCLau presents I achieved financial freedom at 38 posted at KCLau's Money Tips, saying, "This post is contributed by WaiYin, a reader whom I admire very much because she achieved financial freedom at age 38! Here, she shares how she did it."
The Frugal New Yorker presents 5 ways to survive during unemployment posted atThe Frugal New Yorker, saying, "How to cover your butt and stay alive after you've lost your job. Part of the "How I Got My (Dream) Job" series."
Handy Saputra presents How To Save More With A Simple Loan Calculator posted atHome Loan | Mortgage Resources, saying, "The more you understand about any subject, the more interesting it becomes. As you read this article you'll find that the subject of simple loan calculator resources is certainly no exception."
RateNerd presents How to Buy a Home That's Owned by the Bank posted at Rate Nerd, saying, "Due to high foreclosure rates, banks have tons of inventory they want to get off their books. They wont give it away for nothing, and you need to make sure the property has not been stripped to the bone, but bank foreclosed homes for sale are a great deal."
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Vahid Chaychi presents Money Management Is the Critical Part of Forex Tradingposted at Forex Signals | Forex Market Analysis | Online Currency Trading Education, saying, "Money management is the most important part of forex trading. Without following the money management rules, forex trading will be nothing but loss."
DoneToZen presents Fees in Traditional IRA posted at Done To Zen, saying, "The funds I hold in my traditional IRA account are front-loaded. For those of you who are happily unaware of what that means (because, hopefully, you don’t have money in such funds), you have to pay money to buy or sell loaded funds; when it’s the former, they are said to have a front-end load and when it’s the latter, it has back-end load. These fees are in addition to operating expenses that you pay every year."
My Journey presents Another Reason to Check your Credit Report – New York Default Judgment Getting Thrown Out posted at My Journey to Millions, saying, "20 somethingers Need to remeber when checking your credit report, also look for judgments!"
Darwin presents How do Stock Options Work? Trade Calls and Puts – Part 1 posted atDarwin's Finance, saying, "Everything you need to know about how stock options work - from generating income to pure speculation, with examples and resources included."
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Monday, August 3, 2009
As many of you know I have been battling with my dark armpits for a few years now. These have been the most popular posts on the blog and I am going to highlight that series with its own little section on the left side of the blog.
If you look over to the left you will see a section called Get Rid Of Dark Armpits. This will have all the posts about my armpits and the misery they put me through.
You can read all the comments to see what advice my readers have given and the results we have had with various products designed to lighten underarms.
If you have an underarm area that is dark then you are not alone. Many women suffer from this condition yet they each think that they are th...
Hello Divas! I am now a few months into the waxing underarm hair in an effort to lighten my dark armpits. I have been waxing every time th...
Hello again Divas!!! Sorry that I have been away for so long but I really appreciate the comments. I tried waxing my armpits in order to wh...