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How Much Does Amazon Prime Cost for a Membership?
Amazon Prime

How Much Does Amazon Prime Cost for a Membership?

The annual cost of an Amazon Prime membership has remained steady for both new and renewing members, even with new competition and the surge in busine…
July 9, 2021
How Much Does an Amazon Prime Membership Cost?
Amazon Prime

How Much Does an Amazon Prime Membership Cost?

The cost of an annual Amazon Prime membership has remained steady, even as Amazon struggled during the COVID-related lockdown and new competition aros…
July 8, 2021
How to Cancel Your Amazon Prime Membership
Amazon Prime

How to Cancel Your Amazon Prime Membership

That Amazon Prime membership costs you at least $119 a year. You haven't been using most of the perks and you didn't buy anything on Prime Day, so you…
June 25, 2021
Freeze Your Credit in 3 Steps
credit & debt

Freeze Your Credit in 3 Steps

Freezing your accounts at the three major credit bureaus is the best way to prevent thieves from opening new credit accounts in your name.
May 17, 2021
18 Things You Can't Return to Amazon
Smart Buying

18 Things You Can't Return to Amazon

Before tossing these items into your virtual shopping cart, be sure to read Amazon's return policy first.
September 17, 2020

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Where to Find the Best Mother's Day Gift Deals and Free Shipping Offers
spending

Where to Find the Best Mother's Day Gift Deals and Free Shipping Offers

Get an early start on your Mother's Day shopping so shipping delays don't thwart your best intentions.
May 3, 2020
Coronavirus Car Insurance Rebates for the Road Less Traveled
insurance

Coronavirus Car Insurance Rebates for the Road Less Traveled

People are driving less, and that means big auto insurance companies such as State Farm, Allstate and Geico are giving coronavirus-related rebates.
April 14, 2020
37 Retailers With Store Closures or Reduced Hours Due to the Coronavirus
spending

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.
March 30, 2020
A New Way to Repay College Loans
college

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.
January 30, 2020
Avoid Fraud in 2020 By Writing the Complete Date
Scams

Avoid Fraud in 2020 By Writing the Complete Date

Protect your documents from scammers who could change the date on your important documents.
January 3, 2020
Best Target Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals, 2019
Smart Buying

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.
November 25, 2019
Best Walmart Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals, 2019
Smart Buying

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.
November 25, 2019
Best Costco Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2019
deals

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.
November 24, 2019
Best Amazon Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals, 2019
deals

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.
November 24, 2019
Guide to State Sales Tax Holidays, 2019
savings

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.
July 19, 2019
How to Get Cash for Unwanted Gift Cards
Smart Buying

How to Get Cash for Unwanted Gift Cards

Put money in your pocket by selling gift cards online or even in person.
March 21, 2019
How to File Complaints About Your Bank or Credit-Card Company
credit cards

How to File Complaints About Your Bank or Credit-Card Company

The new consumer protection agency will start helping soon, but here's where you can turn to for help now.
February 22, 2019
Retailer Data Breaches in 2018: Was Your Favorite Store Hacked?
spending

Retailer Data Breaches in 2018: Was Your Favorite Store Hacked?

Find out which retail chains have been hit and where you can go for help to protect yourself from identity theft, scams and financial fraud.
November 30, 2018
18 Retailers Offering Free Holiday Shipping
spending

18 Retailers Offering Free Holiday Shipping

Holiday shopping online? We’ve rounded up a list of retailers offering free shipping with no strings attached.
November 23, 2018
Best Home Depot Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2018
spending

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.
November 21, 2018
Best Walmart Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2018
deals

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.
November 21, 2018
Best Lowe's Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2018
spending

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.
November 20, 2018
Why I Bought My Prescription Glasses at Costco
insurance

Why I Bought My Prescription Glasses at Costco

A determination to save money on a new frame and lenses led me to the warehouse club.
August 22, 2018
Smart Life Insurance Strategies for Young Buyers
insurance

Smart Life Insurance Strategies for Young Buyers

Buy the right life insurance plan now to avoid scrambling to find coverage later.
August 1, 2018
Skip the Sales Tax
taxes

Skip the Sales Tax

Save money back-to-school shopping in 17 states with sales tax holidays this summer.
July 17, 2018