Thrifty Spending Issue 95

FEATURE ARTICLE:  Have You Bounced Yourself Out of a Checking Account?

Have you tried to open a checking account and been turned down? Or, did your bank close your account? If so, you’re not alone — and it’s important to understand why this can happen, and what you can do about it.



MONEY SAVING TIP:  Homeowners Insurance and Car Insurance

By increasing the deductible of your policy from $500 to $1,000, you can see big decreases on your premium.



DID YOU KNOW…that sometimes the extended warranty is not worth it?

The Manufacturer’s Warranty Is Often Sufficient

Just about all products on the market today come with a standard manufacturer’s warranty, which typically covers your purchase for one year. The majority of minor malfunctions occur within this first year, while major problems are more apt to occur much later, beyond the reach of an extended warranty’s term.