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5 Ways You're Wasting Money on Food

How many times have you unloaded the groceries at home and wondered how you spent so much on so little? Here are 5 common problem areas for your grocery budget 1. Buying from the bakery. It gets you every time: The sights and smells are there at the front of ...

Fine shoplifters instead of arresting them?

Fine shoplifters instead of arresting them?

Some retailers are now fining shoplifters instead of arresting them in order to reduce thefts.

Cheap ways to replace a broken or lost phone

Cheap ways to replace a broken or lost phone

One company will replace your broken phone for free. Others offer great deals on used phones, whether you're buying or selling one.

Don't go here if you're hungry....

Don't go here if you're hungry....

You already know not to go the grocery store when you're hungry. But that's not the only place you need to avoid when your stomach is grumbling...

Best and Worst Supermarket Chains

A new tally of supermarkets names a Northeastern regional chain as the best grocery store in the nation. Best grocers in the nation Consumer Reports has crunched the data and found Wegmans to be the top pick. For those who are not familiar with Wegmans, this is a store that ...

3 Ways Super-Busy People Can Eat Healthy for Less!

It can be challenging to eat healthy on a regular basis, especially when you're on the go, in a rush, or traveling for work. Grabbing a quick slice of pizza, a fatty patty between two buns, or gorging on a candy bar to stave off hunger might be appealing when ...


4 Ways To Save Big Bucks on Toys

Let’s face it – toys are expensive, but they help to stimulate, educate, and occupy our busy kids when we need to get things done. Not to mention, kids get bored with the same toys or grow out of them over time, things break or wear out, and pieces get ...

10 Ways To Save Money on Gluten-Free Food

Many people are getting the news that they have a gluten allergy, and they immediately start to panic when looking at the cost of replacing the entire pantry with gluten-free foods. First things first: It’s important to figure what you already have that is naturally gluten-free. Gluten is in a ...


Amazon Will Deliver 25,000 Items to Your Doorstep in 2 Hours

Amazon is changing from a discounter to a total convenience service. Survey after survey shows they no longer have the lowest price in the market. So they've decided their future isn't about price competition; it's about getting customers what they want very quickly. I am a member of Amazon Prime, ...

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One Loyalty Program To Rule Them All?

Wouldn't it be nice to have just one reward card or membership number for multiple retailers? That will soon be a reality thanks to a new partnership.  Plenti offers co-op to make your life easier There's a new effort called Plenti. Plenti is a rewards program that lets you earn ...

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