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Why Are Gas Prices Still Going Up?
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Why Are Gas Prices Still Going Up?

The cost of a gallon of gas is heading back toward its March highs. What’s driving the resurgence, and will gas prices go down anytime soon?
May 23, 2022
Travel Warning: Inkeepers Laws Can Cost You – Just Ask This Marriott Guest
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Travel Warning: Inkeepers Laws Can Cost You – Just Ask This Marriott Guest

When almost $9,000 in luggage vanished, you’d think the world’s biggest hotel chain would reimburse its guest. You would be wrong.
May 20, 2022
How Our Family Fights Inflation
Budgeting

How Our Family Fights Inflation

Millennials typically spend more than other generations on certain expenses that have been increasing most rapidly. Here are some tips to cut your los…
April 27, 2022
17 Worst Things to Buy at Dollar Stores (Dollar Tree Included)
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17 Worst Things to Buy at Dollar Stores (Dollar Tree Included)

These discount retailers stock plenty of bargains, but not all of the merchandise is worth the buck, especially since Dollar Tree’s price increase.
April 19, 2022
Alternatives to Amazon Prime for Free Shipping and More
Amazon Prime

Alternatives to Amazon Prime for Free Shipping and More

You don’t need to pay Amazon Prime’s juiced $139 annual fee to find a wide swath of products online at different retailers.
March 15, 2022

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How Much Does Amazon Prime Cost for a Membership 2022?
Amazon Prime

How Much Does Amazon Prime Cost for a Membership 2022?

With the price of Amazon Prime rising 17% in 2022, the question remains: Is it worth it? We’ll run you through what you get (and ways you might pay le…
March 15, 2022
Retirees: Go Ahead and Spend More in the Go-Go Years
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Retirees: Go Ahead and Spend More in the Go-Go Years

To have a happy, successful retirement, you need to do more than maximize your return on investment, you need to maximize your return on time.
February 25, 2022
Amazon Prime Fees Are Rising. Here’s How to Cancel Your Amazon Prime Membership
Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime Fees Are Rising. Here’s How to Cancel Your Amazon Prime Membership

Amazon Prime will soon cost $139 a year, $180 for those who pay monthly. If you’re a subscriber, maybe it’s time to rethink your relationship. Here’s …
February 18, 2022
Romance Scams: “I Love You; Send Money”
Scams

Romance Scams: “I Love You; Send Money”

Sweetheart swindlers are busier than ever. Be wary of falling in love online.
February 11, 2022
How Retirees Can Book a Last-Minute Winter Getaway
travel

How Retirees Can Book a Last-Minute Winter Getaway

If you've decided on a jaunt to warmer climates late in the season, don't despair. There are still ways to find a great vacation rental.
February 11, 2022
Amazon Raising Annual Fees for Amazon Prime Membership
Amazon Prime

Amazon Raising Annual Fees for Amazon Prime Membership

As expected, Amazon is hiking the cost of Amazon Prime membership for the first time in four years.
February 3, 2022
40 Best Amazon Prime Benefits to Use in 2022
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40 Best Amazon Prime Benefits to Use in 2022

Amazon Prime membership will soon rise to $139 a year. Get your money's worth by following this guide to the best Prime perks to use for the rest of 2…
February 3, 2022
Costco Membership Cost Is Due to Rise
Costco

Costco Membership Cost Is Due to Rise

If Costco stays true to form, a rise in membership dues could come as soon as this summer.
February 1, 2022
13 Money-Saving Travel Tips for Retirees
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13 Money-Saving Travel Tips for Retirees

Globetrotting in your golden years doesn't have to cost a fortune. Here are some ways to cut down on your travel expenses.
January 31, 2022
What to Expect from the 2022 Summer Travel Season
Travel

What to Expect from the 2022 Summer Travel Season

Travelers have been dealing with the trials and tribulations of canceled trips and elusive refunds for nearly two years. It will get better this year.
January 25, 2022
22 Products You’ll Waste Money Buying at Warehouse Clubs
Costco

22 Products You’ll Waste Money Buying at Warehouse Clubs

We talked to shopping experts to find out which products shoppers should steer clear of (and why) at warehouse clubs Costco, Sam’s Club and BJ’s.
January 22, 2022
Time to Press the Money ‘Pause Button’ after the Holidays
spending

Time to Press the Money ‘Pause Button’ after the Holidays

If you overspent on the holidays, and spoiled your kids in the process, now’s the time to make some changes.
January 20, 2022
How to Just Say No to Binge Spending
Smart Buying

How to Just Say No to Binge Spending

Don’t let emotions steer you into buying things you don’t need or can’t afford. Know the warning signs and follow these tips.
January 14, 2022
Is Budgeting Overrated?
Budgeting

Is Budgeting Overrated?

Take it from a financial planner, not everyone needs a budget. In fact, sometimes a budget can distract you from the real solutions to your financial …
January 6, 2022
Last-minute Gifts That Save Money All Year
spending

Last-minute Gifts That Save Money All Year

Supply chain issues may not have motivated you to buy early and now you’re panicked. No need to worry; we’ve got you covered.
December 9, 2021
2021 Holiday Tipping Guide: 18 People You Should Remember
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2021 Holiday Tipping Guide: 18 People You Should Remember

Service workers deserve special recognition for the help they provide during COVID. That makes holiday tipping all the more important this year.
December 3, 2021
12 Best Costco Cyber Monday Deals
Costco

12 Best Costco Cyber Monday Deals

The warehouse club giant’s holiday shopping deals don’t stop with Black Friday. It has plenty of hot deals for Cyber Monday, too, and some of them inc…
November 29, 2021
Best Black Friday Deals at Costco
Costco

Best Black Friday Deals at Costco

The venerated warehouse chain unleashes holiday bargains in hopes you’ll also snap up Costco’s Kirkland Signature house-brand line of goods as well.
November 23, 2021
Renting a Car Over the Holidays Will Be a Trip
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Renting a Car Over the Holidays Will Be a Trip

Chip shortages, the pandemic and a surge in demand will combine to make renting a car a challenge. Here’s our best advice to find a rental you can aff…
November 17, 2021
28 Great Black Friday Deals and Doorbusters for 2021
Smart Buying

28 Great Black Friday Deals and Doorbusters for 2021

We’ve rounded up dozens of bargains from top retailers including Amazon, Costco and Walmart, but you’ll need to act fast; many of the more popular ite…
November 17, 2021
How to Talk About Money With Your Children
Brandon Copeland

How to Talk About Money With Your Children

Atlanta Falcons linebacker and Kiplinger contributing editor Brandon Copeland discusses how to engage with children on spending, investing and other m…
November 6, 2021