The "C" Branch

Jaded commentary on random shit, with an extra helping of cynicism, satire and general contempt for society & Western culture, religion, politics, celebrities, technology, business & more.

Oct 06

How to Get the BEST Deal on Your Halloween Costume


It’s the beginning of October and it seems that everyone’s talking about Halloween. Parents will soon begin, if they haven’t already, to design and purchase costumes for their kids to wear for Trick-or-Treating. And, many adults dress up for work or for parties as well.

Needless to say, a lot of money is about to be spent on Halloween shopping and costumes. And, I found an amazing way to save a lot of money and be sure you’re getting the best deal on all the costumes you’re buying.

The same company that runs Party City, the world’s largest costume retailer, runs an online store called Costume Discounters. It features over 10,000 products to choose from, and same day shipping (which is free for orders over $70).

The best thing about Costume Discounters is their Lowest Price Guarantee. If you they find the same costume cheaper anywhere on the internet, they will not only match it but BEAT it by 20%!

That way, you know you are getting the best deal possible on your Halloween costume. So have fun this Halloween, and don’t forget to hop on over to Costume Discounters. Knowing that you’re saving money on your costumes should make it even more enjoyable!

Sep 11

Understanding Your Identity and Credit Score: The Basics


Given today’s economic climate, the rising threat of identity theft, and the many other factors in today’s financial world, credit scores are a significant concern to many Americans. This day in age, a good understanding of the system is essential to financial survival. For example, most lenders have tightened the criteria for giving out loans, and not knowing how the credit scoring system works can be a great hinderance towards getting a loan.

This series on credit scores and personal identity will help you better understand and utilize your credit score to achieve financial success. In this article, we will take a look at some basics and common misconceptions regarding credit scores and personal identity. In future articles, we will also cover important factors to consider when trying to get a loan, ways to repair or improve your credit, and ways to protect your identity and credit score. The more you know, the more likely you are to succeed, so let’s get started right away.

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