Topic: Personal Finance

Today is the last day to enter our iPad giveaway! The Gloss and American Express’s new online publication Currency are giving an iPad away to one lucky fan of The Gloss on Facebook. To enter to win, click here and hit the “Like” button. Then, head over to getcurrency.com and check out the site. When you find an article that you can relate to or that you find informative, leave a comment here, or on our Facebook page, with a link to the story, and you’ll be entered to win this amazing prize. You have until Sunday, October 10 at 5 p.m. EST to enter.

Our iPad giveaway ends tomorrow, so get in on the action now! The Gloss and American Express’s new online publication Currency are giving an iPad away to one lucky fan of The Gloss on Facebook. To enter to win, click here and hit the “Like” button. Then, head over to getcurrency.com and check out the site. When you find an article that you can relate to or that you find informative, leave a comment here, or on our Facebook page, with a link to the story, and you’ll be entered to win this amazing prize. You have until Sunday, October 10 at 5 p.m. EST to enter.

Want to win an iPad? Of course you do. And this isn’t one of those Facebook scams — it’s for real. The Gloss and American Express’s new online publication Currency are giving an iPad away to one lucky fan of The Gloss on Facebook. To enter to win, click here and hit the “Like” button. Then, head over to getcurrency.com and check out the site. When you find an article that you can relate to or that you find informative, leave a comment here, or on our Facebook page, with a link to the story, and you’ll be entered to win this amazing prize. You have until Sunday, October 10 at 5 p.m. EST to enter.

Want to win an iPad? The Gloss and American Express’s new online publication Currency are giving one away (complete with leather case) to one lucky fan of The Gloss on Facebook. To enter to win, click here and hit the “Like” button. Then, head over to getcurrency.com and check out the site. When you find an article that you can relate to or that you find informative, leave a comment here, or on our Facebook page, with a link to the story, and you’ll be entered to win this amazing prize. You have until Sunday, October 10 at 5 p.m. EST to enter.

Bullish: Money-Saving Tips That Don’t Involve Bread Bags or Baking Soda

Bullish: Money-Saving Tips That Don't Involve Bread Bags or Baking Soda

I am convinced that most of what we consider sound financial values about budgeting and saving are illogical Depression-era holdovers.

At Barnes and Noble this week, I paged through a copy of Everyday Cheapskate’s Greatest Tips. Maybe I’ll learn something useful, I thought. And I did. Here is the one useful thing I learned:

“Disposable razor blades get dull quickly because the metal blades begin to oxidize from the first time they touch water. They will last almost twice as long if you can slow down that process. Rinse razors after use and store them blade head down in a small cup of cooking oil. Light canola oil works best.”

You hear that, ladies? Store your disposable razors in cooking oil. More »