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Best Apps and Websites for Shopping Wisely and Saving Money

Gone are the days when shoppers had to browse weekly sales flyers and clip coupons from the Sunday paper to…

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Useful Products That Can Last a Lifetime

Most products these days are designed to fail. High-tech goods may become obsolete in a few years. Poorly made plastic…

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Amazon and Walmart Lower Free Shipping Minimum

The free-shipping competition has heated up among online retail giants—meaning shoppers can save more money at certain sites. Amazon.com recently…

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Phony Egyptian Cotton Sheets

Your very soft—and expensive—sheets and pillowcases may not be made of what you think they’re made of. That’s because a…

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Hotel Chains Cut Rates for Rewards Members

Hotel room discounts up to 10% off standard rates are being offered by three major chains to their rewards club…

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Warranty Protection You Don’t Know You Have

You might have warranty protection even after a product’s manufacturer’s warranty expires. An obscure consumer protection called the “implied warranty…

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When Cotton Isn’t Cotton and Other Clothing Lies

Clothing companies sometimes use confusing product names, hard-to-locate labels or even outright lies to make it difficult to tell what…

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Moneysavers for Holiday Shoppers

We hate to be negative this time of year, but gift-giving can get expensive! How to pay for all those…

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Are Plenti Rewards Worth It?

Plenti doesn’t offer as much as you might think. It’s the name of a heavily promoted new loyalty program that…

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Money-Saving Credit Card Perks You Might Not Know You Have

Your credit cards provide free benefits that could save you hundreds of dollars a year, but you may not know—or…

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This Packing Material Is for the Birds

Do you need to mail something long distance that needs a little gentle cushion and there's no newspaper in sight?…

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How to Make Use of Your Garbage—Really!

Think twice before you throw things away. Here, clever uses for rinds, used tea bags, coffee grounds and more… Lemon…

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Hidden Reviews on Yelp

More than 135 million consumers visit Yelp.com each month to look at customer reviews and star ratings that help them…

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Renew Your Leather Purse

If your leather jacket, boots, handbag or luggage (time for warm-weather travel!) looks dingy from winter weather or storage, here's…