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Jeanine Skowronski, MainStreet Staff Writer

Jeanine Skowronski joined MainStreet as a personal finance writer in May 2010. Her coverage since then has included the credit industry, retirement, small business, consumer trends, education and the housing market. Prior to working at MainStreet, she was managing editor of a small personal finance blog for Xanga.com and an editorial assistant at Maxim Fashion. She received a bachelor¿s degree in journalism/professional writing from the College of New Jersey.


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Important Lessons on Language

By Jeanine Skowronski

MainStreet talks to children's author Robert Sayegh, who was kicked off American Southeast Airlines plane after a flight attendent overheard him drop a few f-bombs.

08:30AM 06/16/11

How to Shop for a Mattress

By Jeanine Skowronski

NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- Joanne Meehan, spokesperson for Sleepy's, teaches folks on MainStreet how to tell what mattress is right for them when shopping in the showroom.

10:45AM 06/09/11

Secrets to Buyng a New Car

By Jeanine Skowronski

MainStreet talks to Consumer Reports car expert Mike Quincy about how to negotiate the price of a new car.

10:58AM 05/26/11

The Most 'Liked' Colleges

By Jeanine Skowronski

MainStreet looks at the colleges with the most avid Facebook fans to determine which schools are the most popular on the social network.

07:00AM 05/09/11

Farmers Market's Unknown Benefits

By Jeanine Skowronski

Jeanne Hodesh, publicity coordinator for GrowNYC, says getting a booth at Union Square Greenmarket is a highly selective process.

04:00PM 05/03/11

How a Thrift Store Sets Prices

By Jeanine Skowronski

NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- How does a thrift store set its prices? MainStreet visits Cure Thrift Shop in New York City to find out.

10:03AM 04/07/11

5 Odd Interview Questions Answered

By Jeanine Skowronski

Debra Wheatman of CareersDoneWrite.com and Bruce Hurwitz of Hurwitz Strategic Staffing answer the weirdest job interview questions MainStreet could find.

12:30PM 04/05/11

How to Shop a Used Car Lot

By Jeanine Skowronski

NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- Consumer reports' used car expert Mike Quincy teaches Jeanine Skowronski how to shop for a used car.

09:00AM 02/23/11

99 Cents or Bust?

By Jeanine Skowronski

99 cent stores are effectively selling a deal, but does the quality of their products justify the advertised savings? To find out, MainStreet went shopping.

02:00PM 02/10/11

Javelin CEO Jim Van Dyke Talks about the Consumer Mindset in 2010

By Jeanine Skowronski

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Javelin Strategy and Research CEO Jim Van Dyke talks to MainStreet about his company's findings on consumer spending habits in 2010 and predicts what type of consumer will emerge in 2011.

08:00AM 12/30/10

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