​18 Deal Sites and Tools for Finding Online Shopping Bargains
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​18 Deal Sites and Tools for Finding Online Shopping Bargains

Ease the hassles of shopping online by using these resources that will do the deal hunting for you.
October 13, 2021
The 25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In
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The 25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In

Take a look at our list of American cities with the lowest costs of living. Is one of the cheapest cities in the U.S. right for you?
October 13, 2021
Negotiate a Better Deal
Smart Buying

Negotiate a Better Deal

For a price break on a number of products and services, all you have to do is ask. But first read up on tactics the experts use.
September 30, 2021
The Time to Start Your Holiday Shopping Is Right Now
Making Your Money Last

The Time to Start Your Holiday Shopping Is Right Now

Shortages of the popular toys and gifts due to logistical delays could be massive this holiday shopping season. Expecting guests? Toilet paper, paper …
September 28, 2021
Retirees, Transform Your House Using Smart Home Technology
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Retirees, Transform Your House Using Smart Home Technology

Going high-tech allows you to control your lights, locks and many appliances with voice activation and can help you age in place. Here's what to consi…
September 22, 2021

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10 New Products Apple Could Release This Fall
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10 New Products Apple Could Release This Fall

Here’s what we think Apple is going to announce at its Sept. 14 event, from sure bets like the iPhone 13 to longshots like an all-new MacBook Air.
September 7, 2021
After Hurricanes, Beware of Flooded Cars for Sale
Buying & Leasing a Car

After Hurricanes, Beware of Flooded Cars for Sale

Hurricane Ida may have passed, but there's a chance the used car you have your eye on could have been damaged by it. Here’s what to watch out for.
September 3, 2021
10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes
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10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

When both state and local taxes are considered, you'll pay more sales tax when shopping in these states.
August 31, 2021
Should I Buy or Lease a Car?
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Should I Buy or Lease a Car?

It comes down to what type of owner you are. Do you like to hold onto your car for years or switch it out frequently? Do you drive a lot of miles? Do …
August 28, 2021
Complain and Get Results
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Complain and Get Results

Use these tried-and-true strategies to get companies to listen to you.
August 26, 2021
Back to School 2021: The Best Laptops for Students
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Back to School 2021: The Best Laptops for Students

Your student needs the right balance of power and price, size and features. We’ll help you hit the sweet spot.
August 19, 2021
13 Tax Breaks for Homeowners and Home Buyers
Tax Breaks

13 Tax Breaks for Homeowners and Home Buyers

Owning (or buying) a home is expensive. But at least there are some tax deductions, credits, and exclusions that can help you recoup some of those cos…
August 12, 2021
Tax-Free Weekend Savings on Back-to-School Shopping
Tax Breaks

Tax-Free Weekend Savings on Back-to-School Shopping

Eleven states are holding (or starting) sales tax holidays this weekend. See how you can save big on clothes, notebooks, backpacks, and other back-to-…
August 6, 2021
7 Essential Steps to Getting Your House Ready to Sell
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7 Essential Steps to Getting Your House Ready to Sell

Here's how to boost your home’s sale price and attract buyers in the digital age.
August 5, 2021
15 Home Features Today's Buyers Want Most
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15 Home Features Today's Buyers Want Most

Thinking about selling your house? Here are 15 home features potential buyers are coveting right now.
August 2, 2021
21 Best and Worst Things to Buy at Aldi
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21 Best and Worst Things to Buy at Aldi

The German supermarket chain is known for low prices, but not every item on Aldi's shelves is a bargain. See our list of the best and worst buys.
July 14, 2021
How to Get a Car Deal in a Crazy Market with Karl Brauer
Buying & Leasing a Car

How to Get a Car Deal in a Crazy Market with Karl Brauer

As used car values soar, the old rules of how to get the best price still hold. Also, in the stock market, value stocks pull a rotation move on growth…
July 2, 2021
Know the Rules for Renting Out Your Vacation Home
Becoming a Homeowner

Know the Rules for Renting Out Your Vacation Home

Make sure you understand when you must pay taxes on rental income you earn and when you can deduct expenses for the upkeep of the property.
June 30, 2021
The Most Popular Items Sold on Amazon Prime Day
Amazon Prime

The Most Popular Items Sold on Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day moved up to June 2021 after a dive into October in 2020. Here are the most popular items sold this week.
June 23, 2021
The Ultimate Guide to Amazon Prime Day 2021
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The Ultimate Guide to Amazon Prime Day 2021

Prime members can plan their Prime Day purchases in advance to efficiently score the biggest and best deals throughout the two-day event.
June 14, 2021
When Is Amazon Prime Day 2021?
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When Is Amazon Prime Day 2021?

Circumstances beyond its control forced Amazon to move its annual Christmas-in-July Amazon Prime Day blowout sale in 2020 to October. Prime Day 2021 w…
June 2, 2021
COVID’s Silver Lining: A Calmer Life
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COVID’s Silver Lining: A Calmer Life

This family left the West Coast for a simpler lifestyle in a small Cape Cod town.
May 26, 2021
5 Alternatives to Amazon Prime for Free Shipping on Everyday Purchases
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5 Alternatives to Amazon Prime for Free Shipping on Everyday Purchases

You don’t need to pay Amazon Prime’s $119 annual fee to find a wide swath of products online at different retailers.
May 20, 2021
Latest Stimulus Offering: $50 or More Off Your Internet Bill
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Latest Stimulus Offering: $50 or More Off Your Internet Bill

The Emergency Broadband Benefit can put money in the pocket of many Americans. But the relief is temporary and limited.
May 17, 2021
Tap the Money Tied Up in Your Home with Keith Gumbinger
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Tap the Money Tied Up in Your Home with Keith Gumbinger

Housing prices have been on a tear, and that means home equity is up, too. Turning that value into cash in your wallet can be complicated, though. Equ…
May 12, 2021