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10 Creative Ways to Use a Tampon as a Survival Tool

Here is an interesting article on 10 Creative Ways to Use a Tampon as a Survival Tool.

Being a Frugal Prosumer means learning to think differently and find multi-functional and alternative uses for a product. Here are alternative ways to use a sterile Tampon in survival situations.

A good exercise in thinking outside the box.

Finding and claiming missing money is easy

Finding and claiming missing money is easy

From one of my favorite "Frugal Prosumers" Clark Howard.

Also if you ever had an FHA home loan, HUD may be sitting on refund money for you. Go toHUD.gov and see if you're in their refund database.

4 Free Online Learning Sites for Small Businesses

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4 Free Online Learning Sites for Small Businesses by Mary JacobsonSeptember 28, 2012 What could you learn that would help you run your business more intelligently? Whatever it is, if you have a computer with an internet connection, chances are you can find a relevant course for free — or at least cheap — online. Most courses allow you to learn on your own schedule and at your own pace. Classes are taught in small, easy-to-digest bites, typically in lectures of 15 minutes or less. Most don’t give grades or credit, but with motivation and self-discipline, you can master new skills. Here are four top picks for small-business owners looking to expand their horizons, or give employees a boost: 1. Coursera.org — Started by two Stanford professors, this website offers free courses from world-class schools like Princeton and the University of Michigan. Lectures are formatted into series of short video clips. Some offer automated quizzes; a few give students the option of earning completion ce…