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How the Covid-19 Pandemic is Changing Fast Food

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By William Vargas

Covid-19 is the most catastrophic event the world has seen in decades; the fact that the disease is global means that people worldwide are having to adapt to and deal with a reality that has not existed for more than a hundred years. Businesses are no exception, especially restaurants and fast food chains in particular.

  • For health information, consult the CDC

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When is the Best Time to Buy? – Smart Shopping

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Smart Seasonal Shopping The Best Times to Buy - Save Money

As the 1960’s American folk rock song “Turn, Turn, Turn,” covered by the band The Byrds, reminded us: “To Everything There is a Season.” Originally written almost entirely from the Book of Ecclesiastes in the Bible, the catchy hit song instills the principle that there is a time and place for everything.

Who knew that this truth also applies to shopping?!

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Selling Unwanted Electronics, iPhones, and Smartphones: 6 ways to trade in and get cash

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Last updated: 9/11/2018

New gadgets are being pushed out almost every month, meaning the electronics industry is producing a significant number of obsolete products that need to be sold, reused or recycled. It's not news that people want the latest, greatest smartphone or tablet.

The electronics industry is counting on people to upgrade their devices to stay profitable. Companies are great at hyping up new products to make them appear essential pieces of computing gear. Planned obsolescence makes it such that older devices don't work as well with newer operating systems. It seems like just yesterday that the iPhone X was released, but in a few weeks there will be likely be a new iPhone out on the market. Have you been thinking of upgrading lately?

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How to Avoid Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Wrist, hand or back pain? If anyone close to you has ever suffered with Carpal Tunnel, you probably already know just how painful and difficult it can be to live with on a daily basis. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome occurs most frequently in those who use a computer on a daily basis, or while performing other repetitive movements, such as playing a sport, working on an assembly line or playing a musical instrument. The average sufferer is been between the ages of 30 and 60; women are typically more affected by carpal tunnel than men are. Younger people are getting affected earlier as computer usage starts.

Left untreated over time, sufferers of Carpal Tunnel can find themselves with permanent nerve damage and chronic pain in their hands, wrists, and forearms. This is why it is very important to professionally diagnose and treat this condition as quickly as possible. A medical doctor who specializes in hands or a neurologist is a critical first step. However, there are simple exercises and changes in your day-to-day routine that may help alleviate the symptoms associated with Carpal Tunnel. This is a debilitating, but ultimately treatable condition. Be sure to discuss the treatments suggested below with your doctor prior to starting any of them.

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Restaurant Newsletters with Personalized Food Coupons

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Last Update: March 11, 2020

Every restaurant you visit wants you to sign up for their newsletter or text message offers.  When is it worthwhile?

We analyzed several large chains who send Restaurant Newsletters with Personalized Coupons.  You may want to subscribe to one or two favorites, but leave the rest for when you see a promotion listed in our App or website.

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How to get the Best Price on Apple Products

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How to get the Best Price on Apple Products

Apple sells billions of dollars of products. With this power, they wield incredible power in the selling channels. Apple products are often hard to find discount.  They are sold at what is known as minimum advertised price – (MAP) pricing aka Fixed retail prices. If they tell stores to sell the iPad for $299, all stores are forced to sell it at that price.

Some large online retailers negotiate special deals to offer discounts. The Federal Trade Commission oversees pricing and sets rules.  It allows prices to be displayed at non MAP prices when products are added to a shopping cart.  A shopping cart is not really advertising.

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How are they different? Google Assistant vs. Amazon Alexa

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Last Update: December 2019

Voice AI Showdown: Google Assistant vs. Amazon Alexa

So, you have decided to enter the 21st century and make your home a smart home – with lights, doors, temperature, and music all controlled by voice commands. To make this happen, the first thing you’ll need is a smart assistant to control all your smart home devices. The question is, which one?

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Predictions for Black Friday 2019 – Cyber Monday 2019

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Last Update: September 30, 2019

Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is traditionally the biggest sales day of the year for retailers. Starting in 2015, stores decided to jump the traditions and start sales earlier in the MONTH! Realistically, these sales were not as good as the main event, they were more hype.

We will analyze the deals from Black Friday 2018 and Cyber Monday 2018 and produce our educated guess on Black Friday 2019 and Cyber Monday 2019 sale items.

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10 Best Fast Food Restaurant Apps with Free Food Coupons

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What are the best apps to download for free food and drinks? McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy's, and Dunkin’ Donuts are just a few of the free food iOS and Android apps that will get you free food and free food coupons. Here are the best apps:

Download our free Food Coupons App iOS and Android.

Food Coupons and deals at your favorite restaurants, updated daily - Download now!

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Three Surprising Must Have Gifts to Yourself

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The holidays are just around the corner, and that means it’s time to start looking for that perfect gift for yourself. (and maybe a few ideas for others, as well).

So what do your friends and loved ones really need? One thing they could definitely use is better ways to protect their security and privacy – at home and online.

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