Money Savers

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Top Uses for Used Foil

You probably don’t have the patience to clean soiled aluminum foil, but clean (slightly crumpled…even better) foil can have multiple…

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Calling Customer Service? Tips to Get Heard

Three new tricks worth trying when you must phone a customer service call center… Get angry at the voice-recognition system…

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Dollar-Store Deals… and Rip-Offs

Dollar stores -- discount retailers that charge about a dollar for each item -- are popular in this tough economic…

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Hidden Treasures at Yard Sales

A toy from the '70s is worth $150... an old stereo, $2,000... and lots more A team of photography experts…

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Baking Soda Magic

Baking soda (the commercial name for sodium bicarbonate) is versatile and inexpensive. Unlike many products used around the house, it’s…

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Discounts for the Disabled

Ways to save $$$ if you have a chronic illness or other disability Living with a disability, including a chronic…

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Little Ways to Save Big Money

Total Savings: $3,890 a Year Frugality has become necessity for many Americans. The recent recession has drained retirement savings and…

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Expect Higher California Wine Prices

Wine-industry expert Rob McMillan warns of current grape shortages. Prices on better-quality California wines (more than $20) are likely to…

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How to Cut Your Phone Bills by Hundreds of Dollars a Year

A quarter century has passed since the 1984 breakup of the phone company, AT&T. We now have more telecommunications options…

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Up to 90% Off on Restaurant Meals, Movie Tickets, Haircuts, More

How to get the best deals at online sites like Groupon Bargain hunters already know that the Internet is a…

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Put $80 in Your Pocket

Just read this article... Coupon use has surged in recent months as consumers trim their budgets in this recession. During…

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How to Find Eco-Friendly Companies

It's Not Easy Being (Truly) Green Green is in, with eco-enthusiasts eagerly snapping up environmentally friendly products from bamboo floors…

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Sneaky Supermarket Come-ons

How to avoid spending more at the store Food prices are soaring, and stores are pulling out all the stops…

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The Ultimate Cheapskate

In the current economic climate, many of us are looking for ways to cut back on our spending. But the…

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Stores Are Cracking Down on Returns

What you need to know during this gift-buying time It used to be that shoppers could indulge their buying habits…