Editor Archive: Amanda Geronikos

Caffeine Boost in a Bag of Chips

Move over, 5-Hour Energy. The afternoon caffeine boost as we know it is getting a little… crunchier. One company now offers caffeine-packed potato chips and granola. Arma Energy Snx foods are made with salt, spices, […]

May 2, 2012 at 11:39 AM | General

Why Warranties Aren’t Worth It

You’re preparing to pay the bill for your new dishwasher when you hear the infamous question: “Would you like to buy a warranty?” Sure, you’d like to purchase one. Who […]

April 30, 2012 at 12:39 PM | General

Cost of Vanilla Ice Cream to Spike

It’s a very sad day for ice cream lovers. The cost for a scoop of vanilla ice cream could jump 10 percent this summer amid a vanilla shortage. Poor harvests […]

April 5, 2012 at 10:04 AM | General

Best and Worst Supermarkets

In a new Consumer Reports survey, more than 24,000 shoppers rated 52 grocery chains across the country. Wegmans, which has stores in several East Coast states, topped the list. The privately-owned […]

April 3, 2012 at 10:11 AM | General

Tricks Restaurants Use to Make Money

Before you head out for dinner tonight, keep this in mind: Your restaurant of choice wants you to enjoy your dining experience… but it also wants to boost its bottom […]

March 30, 2012 at 10:05 AM | General

Discounts You’re Earning But Not Using

Looking for a new way to save? It’s easier than you think. U.S. News & World Report reveals less-frequently advertised discounts that might apply to you. 1. Checking Account Rewards […]

March 26, 2012 at 1:20 PM | General

The Risks of Using LinkedIn

It’s a job seeker’s best tool, and an employee’s career network. It’s also a hacker’s paradise. If you use LinkedIn, you’ve probably told the site where you work, what you […]

Things You Should Always Buy Used

Ready to drive away in a new car? Not so fast. The Street takes a look at items you should always buy used, and why. Cars Before you put a […]

February 28, 2012 at 1:33 PM | General

Household Items with Hidden Value

At the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas, business has soared in the last few years. Home to the hit show ‘Pawn Stars,’ the shop employs more than […]

February 22, 2012 at 3:50 PM | General