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Scams To Avoid This Holiday Season

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — With not that many weeks before Christmas, shoppers in stores and online are spending lots of dollars to make their holiday a sweet one. 589 more words

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The Pros and Cons of Buying a New Home Versus Buying Pre-owned

Are you thinking about buying a new home? Congratulations! Buying a house, condo or townhouse is an exciting and rewarding time which tends to be a lot of fun. 395 more words

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – November 24, 2014

Last week’s scheduled economic news included the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index, Housing Starts and Existing Home Sales. FOMC meeting minutes were released along with weekly Freddie Mac mortgage rates and weekly jobless claims. 608 more words

Taxi fares in Japan are way too expensive!!!

Narita — Here is my advise to first -timers in Japan.

Taxi cabs are expensive everywhere. The flag-down rate is ¥730. If you are sure that where you’d be going is just a few blocks away, then you can take the cab. 217 more words

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Shinkansen (Bullet train ride from Osaka to Tokyo)

Tokyo– As a first-timer in Japan like me, I must say I am really impressed on the efficient railway, subway and Shinkansen (bullet train) systems. 33 more words

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Traveling on a thrifty budget in Osaka and Tokyo

Roppongi Hills– We thrived on authentic ramen, takoyaki balls and microwaved food from Lawson or 7-11 stores.

Yes! That’s for about nine days entering Osaka via Kansai International Airport and exiting Narita via Narita International Airport. 455 more words

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How To Get A Jump Start On Black Friday Shopping

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Black Friday is still two weeks away, but for shoppers who really like to plan things out, some stores have already released their Black Friday ads. 251 more words

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