An undergraduate education in Finland is free, even to Americans. And nearly 500 programs are taught in English, says Forbes. (studyinfinland.fi)
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Instead of buying Microsoft Office for $115, try Google Docs (docs.google.com) and Open Office (openoffice.org) for basic programs, suggests Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. Both are free.
For $39.95 a month or $300 a year, you can access more than 10,000 legal forms at rocketlawyer.com, reports Inc. magazine. Digitalattorney.com produces detailed $1.99 videos lasting seven to ten minutes.
Instead of paying up to 150 percent over cost, see if your pet’s prescription drug is also a drug prescribed for humans. If it is, says lifehacker.com, a retail pharmacy may charge a lot less.
When legendary consumer advocate Ralph Nader couldn’t get a refund for two US Airways tickets he had canceled, he uttered three words that he says consumers often overlook: small claims court. “Few people know how simple the forms are, how accommodating the judges are,” he tells the New York Times. “A lot of them are even open at night.” (He eventually got the refund.)
Freeshipping.org keeps a list of retailers offering just that, sometimes even overnight. The top ten (via cbsmoneywatch.com): L.L. Bean, Endless (shoes and handbags), Blue Nile, Shopbop, Zappos, Kate Spade, Nine West, Shoebuy, Modern Bathroom, and Piperlime.
Some people like to travel by train because it combines the slowness of a car with the cramped public exposure of an airplane.
I think my pilot was a little inexperienced. We were sitting on the runway, and he said, “OK, folks, we’re gonna be taking off in a just few—whoa! Here we go.”
“I can’t wait until your vacation is over.” —Everyone following you on Instagram
A man knocked on my door and asked for a donation toward the local swimming pool. So I gave him a glass of water.
Comedian Greg Davies
Just found the worst page in the entire dictionary. What I saw was disgraceful, disgusting, dishonest, and disingenuous.
Client: We need you to log in to the YouTube and make all our company videos viral.
My cat just walked up to the paper shredder and said, “Teach me everything you know.”
“Just because you can’t dance doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dance.” —Alcohol
@yoyoha (Josh Hara)
My parents didn’t want to move to Florida, but they turned 60 and that’s the law.
Q: What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse’s mouth?
A: A mechanic.