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Apr 28 2017

14 Insurance Products That Are a Waste of Money

Here are insurance products that are rarely worth paying for, and some better ways of preventing or mitigating losses.
Apr 21 2017

The Best-Kept Secret for Saving Big on Cellphone Plans

Here’s how to find the prepaid carrier that meets your unique needs and save hundreds in the process. 
Apr 14 2017

7 Ways to Shop at Costco Without a Membership

There are some neat tricks you can employ to shop at Costco to save money but not be a member. Here they are.
Apr 7 2017

Should You Hire a Service to Negotiate Your Cable and Other Bills?

Services like BillCutterz and BillFixers will negotiate your cable, internet, phone and other monthly bills in exchange for a share of the savings. I tried it: Here’s what happened.  
Mar 31 2017

7 Things Worth Paying More For

There are areas where the difference in quality makes it worthwhile to open your wallet a little wider. Here’s the story.   
Mar 24 2017

5 Easy Ways to Save on Your Cell Phone Bill

The key to spending less is to pay only for what you use. Here’s how.  
Mar 17 2017

7 Dumb and Costly Moves Homebuyers Make

We’re entering the prime home buying season, and that means people across the nation will soon be making these dumb mistakes.  
Mar 10 2017

7 Painless Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Years Earlier

Praying for a windfall isn’t the only way to get rid of a mortgage. You can painlessly pay off your biggest debt faster than you would think. Here’s the story. 
Mar 3 2017

17 Ways to Have More Fun for Less Money

These tips and simple habits allow you to get more food, movies, sports and other fun into your life without breaking the bank. Here’s the story.
Feb 23 2017

21 Restaurants Offering Free Food Right Now

In exchange for your email address, you can get at least one freebie food item — and sometimes more — at these restaurant chains. 
Feb 17 2017

Boost Your Credit Score Fast With These 7 Moves

Get your sagging score into shape this spring by taking these steps.   
Feb 10 2017

20 Simple Hacks to Make Your Stuff Last Longer

You can save a lot of money by not having to replace things as often. We’ve got 20 tips to help you extend the life of everything from soap to cars. Here’s the story.  
Feb 3 2017

12 Surprising Ways to Wreck Your Credit Score

A seemingly small stumble — such as forgetting to return library books — can cause your credit score to plummet.  Here’s the story.
Jan 27 2017

15 Super-Easy Ways to Save Big Bucks at the Movies

The average movie ticket now costs almost $9. But you can pay less — or maybe nothing at all — with these easy tactics. 
Jan 20 2017

8 Ways to Bolster Your Finances in the Trump Era

The incoming president’s proposals to cut taxes and boost the economy may also bring higher interest rates and inflation. Be ready to thrive under ‘Trumponomics’ with these tips.