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A daily dose of actionable insights, culled from the latest Kiplinger content and from across the web, to help you make and save more money.

March 19, 2020

37 Retailers With Store Closures or Reduced Hours Due to the Coronavirus

In an effort to help keep customers and workers safe, these retailers have opted to either shut their doors or scale back operations.

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November 22, 2019

16 Things You Can't Return to Amazon

Don't add these items to your Amazon.com shopping cart unless you're absolutely sure you want them.

See More On: Smart Buying | Business Costs & Regulation | Leisure Spending

January 30, 2020

A New Way to Repay College Loans

Parents may now use money from their 529 college-savings plans to help their children pay off student loans.

See More On: Paying for College | Student Loans

January 3, 2020

Avoid Fraud in 2020 By Writing the Complete Date

Protect your documents from scammers who could change the date on your important documents.

See More On: Scams | Family Finances

November 25, 2019

Best Walmart Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals, 2019

Holiday shoppers can expect deep discounts on electronics, small appliances, on-trend toys plus more over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

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November 25, 2019

Best Target Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals, 2019

Super low prices on a wide variety of products plus free shipping with no strings attached make Target a can’t-miss retailer on Black Friday.

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November 24, 2019

Best Amazon Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals, 2019

The e-commerce giant drops its holiday deals early and shoppers can score up to 50% off everything from robot vacuums to DNA test kits.

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November 23, 2019

Best Costco Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2019

From flannel shirts to MacBook laptops, Costco rolls out the discounts for members online and in its warehouse clubs.

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July 1, 2019

Guide to State Sales Tax Holidays, 2019

These 17 states offer a break from sales tax on back-to-school essentials, clothing, hunting gear and even appliances this summer.

See More On: Saving Money | Budgeting | Financial Planning

March 21, 2019

How to Get Cash for Unwanted Gift Cards

Put money in your pocket by selling gift cards online or even in person.

See More On: Smart Buying | Family Finances | Leisure Spending

November 23, 2018

18 Retailers Offering Free Holiday Shipping

Holiday shopping online? We’ve rounded up a list of retailers offering free shipping with no strings attached.

See More On: Smart Buying | Business Costs & Regulation | Leisure Spending

November 23, 2018

15 Things You Actually Can't Return to Amazon

Don't add these items to your Amazon.com shopping cart unless you're absolutely sure you want them.

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November 18, 2018

Best Walmart Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2018

Toys, TVs, Xbox bundles and other in-demand gadgets are among the doorbuster deals on tap from the world's largest retailer.

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November 17, 2018

Best Home Depot Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2018

Home Depot is closed on Thanksgiving, but look for deep discounts on appliances on Black Friday both in-store and online.

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November 17, 2018

Best Lowe's Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2018

Lowe's is already offering big savings on everything from appliances to Christmas trees in the days leading up to Black Friday. Here's a preview.

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November 16, 2018

Best Costco Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2018

Club members will see big Black Friday savings on gaming bundles and many other electronics. Plus: Two Costco gift ideas under $25.

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November 16, 2018

Best Amazon Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2018

Some of the biggest Black Friday savings on Amazon.com are on Amazon products. Don't believe us? Ask Alexa.

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