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About Save a Dime on 9

Save a Dime with 9 is part of WTVM's continuing effort to reach out to the community. Our ConsumerWatch team is constantly digging for deals and information that can help you and your family stretch your dollar. There are lots of other good savings blogs and websites out there, but Save a Dime saves you time and money because we're a one stop shop. Where else can you get free tax advice, tips on couponing and even the scoop on the latest tech gadgets all in one place? The answer...you're here! So let's start our savings journey together. If you have a blog idea for us, send an email to consumerwatch@wtvm.com. Please include a phone number so that we can reach you, if necessary.

Have You Gotten Your Flu Shot?

When you think about fall, what do you picture? Football games, colorful leaves, flu shots? Well maybe not flu shots, but this is the time when people 6 months of age or older should be planning to get vaccinated against … Continue reading

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Are You a Financially Fit Family?

If you plan for the end of your life, you can save your family members lots of headaches and money.  Creating estate planning documents such as a will, living will and powers of attorney can be very helpful.  A will … Continue reading

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Can You Build A Healthy Plate?

“Choose My Plate.gov” celebrated its first birthday debut last month.  Are you using this new tool to build a healthy plate for you and your family?  Let’s review the top ten tips to a great plate.

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Are We Too Sweet?

Americans consume nearly 15% of their calories from added sugar.  That is 14 teaspoons of sugar if you consume 1500 calories per day and over 18 teaspoons if you eat 2000 calories a day.  That is a lot of empty … Continue reading

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No One Likes Hypoglycemia

People who take insulin or pills that cause the pancreas to make more insulin can get hypoglycemia, the medical term for low blood glucose (sugar).  It occurs when your blood glucose is less than 70 milligrams per deciliter.  You may … Continue reading

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Try Hockey For Free Day!

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