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Posted by Brandon Carter on Jan 7, 2014 11:30:00 PM

It's after the holidays. We're all tired of finding little bits of wrapping paper stuffed in between the couch cushions. The kids are already bored with their presents. We just found Uncle Leo's spare set of dentures behind the toilet. On top of it all, we're broke.

Like a bad hangover, we're emerging from the holidays vowing to change our ways and never do that again.

The first step: find more money.

People are cutting costs wherever they can. Nearly 700,000 people cancelled cable in Q4/2013. Pay as you go phones are replacing expensive wireless contracts and seldom-used landlines. Memes like the "52 Week Double Money Challenge" have spread like wildfire through social media. And the public's demand for deals caused massive waves through the 2013 holiday shopping season.

Basically, if it doesn't have some sort of return, or isn't seen as a vital expense, then it's on the chopping block.member benefits

Posted by Brandon Carter on Sep 30, 2011 10:47:03 AM

Educator Access Director Emily Hayes works with dozens of educator's associations and literally millions of teachers looking to save with Access discount programs. Occasionally an issue comes up that impacts both education and business. Social media definitely qualifies, and Emily has taken a look at the issue of social media in schools.

Posted by Brandon Carter on Aug 2, 2011 4:40:11 AM

Emily Hayes, Director of Educator Access, just got back from her trip to Gettysburg, PA for the PSEA (Pennsylvania State Education Association) Conference. During her visit, she was able to talk to educators about some new and exciting things coming their way. We asked her to do a quick recap.

Posted by Brandon Carter on Dec 10, 2010 4:54:37 AM

We’d like to welcome two new organizations to Access. SEIU District 1199 brings about 25,000 members and Colorado Springs Education Association brings about 1,200.

Posted by Brandon Carter on Sep 16, 2010 7:59:19 AM

Have you ever walked by a kiosk in the mall offering a contest for a trip to Maui? Or maybe seen an offer to enter a giveaway on the bottom of your credit card bill?