APC: The $49 Android PC System

Last month, we posted an article about the "World's Smallest Computer" which is the Raspberry Pi. And now, I just learned about this another amazing computer. They call it the APC. If the Raspberry Pi runs Linux, APC is powered by the popular smartphone's OS, Android. APC is not as tiny as the Raspberry Pi but it is also small. Just look at the image and picture out how small it is. Image Source: http://www.androidauthority.com/via-android-pc-arm-49-dollars-88209/ ...

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Know Your Buying-in-Bulk Essentials

While a lot of products today come in single serve packaging, there are still some things that you should buy in bulk in order to stretch your grocery budget. Buying in bulk can work to your advantage when you schedule your trips to your local grocery store in synch with your family’s consumption of goods. This way, you do not find your pantry and storage overstocked with things that you do not need or always deficient of your kitchen staple. Wise up on your grocery buying habits and save a lot of money on your budget by buying some of your staples in bulk. Take note of these buying-in-bulk tips: Scout for the best bulk grocery stores. There are several grocery stores that specialize in bulk sales. Check out these bulk sales outlets and see ...

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Know your Loans

Admittedly, stretching the budget before the next payday is not as easy as it used to be. Sometimes, even if you had the money allotted for all expenses, you will still need to spend more for clothes, food, and other needs. If you have a credit card that could be a problem too. For sure you've heard of those companies offering quick payday loans or cash advances. These lenders offer a short-term unsecured loan at reasonable rates without any delays  to be repaid at the borrower's next pay day.  Amount range from how much you need.What's more convenient is the fact that transactions can be made online, using an online loan application process to fill the form and receive quick cash within few hours without any obligation. Unlike personal ...

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Know your Car Insurance

Back home we were literally running around town and the adjacent city for days on end. Needless to say, running around tires the car too! We were on our way to visit hubby's relatives when the car broke down in the middle of Makati City. Overheating was the problem or was it fluid or water? Anyway, this made the hubby said we need to have a car insurance. We browsed for cheap auto insurance quotes around and got one so we won't be bothered by the expenses on too much repairs. In choosing car insurance, there are things to consider to get the best for your car. Determine the coverage your car needs. Consider your other insurance like health insurance that covers accidents. Compare rates and set your budget. Go through your policy well ...

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Blogging Virtues

So, you think you're ready to face the blogging world? You think you're ready to make other feel your online presence? If so, may I know if you have the virtues I listed below. Blogging might be a hobby, but blogging isn't a game for a child to play. Blogging is a serious matter that would only become a success if the blogger obeyed some virtues. ...

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Know your home insurance

I posted this photo before for the Lasang Pinoys Sunday's theme kitchen. Good thing I did because this would now be the only remembrance of what that glass door was. See the little boy? He would often stick his nose there to see what I'm doing whenever I close it (which is cooking, of course). Last Monday he was running as usual when he hit a ladder standing on the other side of the door. It fell and cracked the glass which hubby only noticed a few hours later on. Good thing the glass didn't really broke to pieces or it would be another bloody incident that I would surely cry about. The door was picked up for repairs and after 4 days brought to us new and clean. Good thing we pay our house insurance on time, they paid for it. I'm not ...

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Know your Debit Card

I've been using paypal as a means to send and receive money for many years now. It has become a sort of debit card to me, I believe, as most of my online friends use it for the same purpose. This article I read yesterday somehow gives the signal that nothing will be free forever. Although paypal does have fees, I truly hope that it will not go as high as others. NEW YORK (AP) -- Bank of America will start charging debit-card users $5 a month to pay for purchases. The move comes as the cards increasingly replace cash and as banks look for ways to offset the loss of revenue from a new rule that will limit how much they can collect from merchants. Paying to use a debit card was unheard of before this year and is still a novel concept for many ...

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Know your Blog Contest Etiquette

Blog Contest, as it implies is simply a contest hosted on one's blog. Hosts give away cash or products, paid for advertisements, domain names and hosting. There are a handful of reasons why bloggers hold contests or giveaways in layman's terms. One, for fun - there's just this wonderful feeling you get in giving. Two,  prizes are sponsored by advertisers. Some advertisers are generous and they help provide prizes in exchange for web exposure. Three, it's the blog's anniversary, it is a way of thanking the loyal and occasional visitors of the blog. Four, to gain traffic. Once a contest is announced, eager participants would surely want to know the mechanics of the contest...this means visiting the website to learn more about the ...

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Hello world!

I admit, budgeting and money matters is not my forte. I've had for so many times complained how accounting is not for me. So in this blog, I will try to change that. I will as much as I can stretch the budget given me...list down savings I had for the day and of course find deals around...this is also a good place to expose or praise insurance companies. Teehee! ...

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