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Entries from April 2009

Costco Quarterly Dividend up to 18 Cents per Share

April 29th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I realize that this isn’t my usual post, but I thought it was such good news I wanted to share it with everyone. This is especially good news for those of us that love Costco so much we’ve bought their stock in bulk too. Costco is one of the few stocks that I actually own […]


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Tags: In the News

This Week at Costco – April 19, 2009

April 25th, 2009 · 4 Comments

I was able to use a handful of coupons this week and save $14.00 without even trying.  I really try to only buy things that I use or want with the coupons.  But sometimes they have something like the pound cake, that I don’t normally buy but with the coupon I figure I’ll give it […]


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Tags: Coupons · Food · Household Items

Costco Fixing Pumps to Compensate for Hot Fuel

April 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

Okay, this isn’t an issue with Costco selling stolen fuel (‘hot’), it’s actually about them settling a lawsuit about fuel temperature.  Apparently, if the fuel is hotter than average (60 degrees), you get less energy from it, which can cheat consumers.  The cost of hot fuel is estimated to cost consumers in the neighborhood of […]


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Tags: Costco in Blogs · In the News

Costco #24 on Fortune 500

April 22nd, 2009 · 9 Comments

Costco, even in the ongoing economic turmoil, has managed to scooch up the Fortune 500 from 29th in 2008 to 24th this year.   They’ve had some slowing in sales, most notably big ticket items, however, they have managed to do well with their bulk food and produce and their Kirkland Signature branded items.   They’re also […]


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Tags: General · In the News

This Week at Costco – April 12, 2009

April 18th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Kind of a slow shopping week for us at Costco, as it usually is right before another coupon book starts up again.  I do have a great story about why I love Costco so much though. Costco Customer Service is Tops – In August, we purchased a TrippLite battery backup system, our second one actually, […]


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Tags: Coupons · Electronics · Food · Games & Toys · Household Items