Free $3 Credit (3 Free Songs) on MP3’s at

I don’t often post deals on this blog, but thought I’d share this one today as this promotion led to my first purchase of MP3’s on Amazon and there are some pretty good deals to be had.

Click on the following link to get Free $3 credit on MP3’s at

This promotional code expires Nov. 29th so hurry on over and get your free $3 worth of MP3’s.

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Put Your Brain Where Your Money Is: Think to Save

Over the weekend, our biological father emailed and asked me to purchase a $2.00 money order on his behalf for an FAA certificate (he’s a pilot) and mail it to him in Japan. While I wasn’t sure how much a money order cost these days, my initial reaction was “What a waste of money to buy a money order for $2.00.” But it was a busy weekend, so I just planned to go to the Post Office this week to buy the money order and gave it no further thought.

When I got to the post office this afternoon and told the clerk that I would like a money order for $2.00, he told me, “OK, but it’ll cost you $1.50.” At that moment it occurred to me that I could have just made out a check for him instead. It was quite embarrassing to not have made the realization sooner, but in front of someone else who must think me a simpleton for not having thought of it before going all the way to the post office. (Luckily, I was also going to the library next door and could also ask how much postage I would need for 1st Class Mail to Japan, so my trip didn’t seem totally in vain.)

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