Four months ago, I purchased a Hoover SteamVac and used the device to clean the carpets in my apartment. I was impressed then. In order to prepare for some company this coming weekend, I cleaned the carpets again this past weekend.
The results were just as great. I have a cat, and even though you normally can’t see how cat hair settles into the carpet, it’s amazing — and frankly somewhat disgusting — to see what comes up when you use a powerful cleaner. But rest assured, the carpet throughout the apartment is now quite clean.
Here are some links from around the web.
Million Dollar Journey shares the details about the new Canadian tax-free savings accounts launching for our northern neighbors in January 2009.
Before buying something, anything, Lazy Man and Money asks himself five questions. If he can answer all questions to his satisfaction, he will follow through with the purchase.
Stop Buying Crap has listed Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine’s best online discount brokers.
Jim from Blueprint for Financial Prosperity has assembled 50 financial skills every person needs to know, whether or not the skill is used.
Planning a vacation outside the United States? Consider traveling to where the dollar is strong to get the most bang for your U.S. buck. I wouldn’t refuse a two-month vacation in Bali. Thanks to My Two Dollars for sharing this information.
Updated October 29, 2008 and originally published October 28, 2008. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.