Shopping & Retail

  • 2 ways to get prices so cheap you'll think they're misprints!

      

    If you like cheap, you're going to love these apps I've been testing. Buying ultra-cheap from Chinese manufacturers Wish and Geek are two apps that offer opportunities for you to buy...

  • Christmas in August: Walmart's layaway program is now open

      

    Walmart is getting a head start on the holiday shopping season, launching its annual layaway program two weeks earlier than last year. Retailers have been getting more and more aggressive in...

  • Marketing tricks: Sales and bulk food pricing

      

    Some stores have pricing secrets they don’t want you to know. Don’t be fooled by these words when you’re at the store.

  • Sara Lee, Kroger, Great Value breads recalled due to possible glass fragments

      

    HORSHAM, Pa. — A Pennsylvania bakery is recalling some of its breads due to possible glass contamination.  Bimbo Bakery has issued the voluntary recall after a light bulb broke at...

  • Restaurant says new 20% service charge isn't a tip

      

    According to Newsy's partners at KMGH, servers at the Italian restaurant Abrusci’s in Colorado began making $20 an hour in July, compared to the old rate of $5.21....

  • Kraft Heinz recalls 2 million pounds of turkey bacon

      

    Heads up, turkey bacon lovers: Kraft Heinz is recalling more than 2 million pounds of the popular breakfast food "because it may spoil before the 'best when used by' date,"...

  • How to make a disposable razor last 12 months!

      

    If you ever heard I stretch a buck just a little past the point of ridiculous, well, it could be true! Years ago, a listener called up after I had talked about the razor wars with Gillette or...

  • The hot car buys for autumn of 2015

      

    Looking for an end of the year deal on a vehicle? Here are where the deals are right now.

  • Aldi can shave 33% off your grocery bill

      

    It is so easy to save on groceries if you're willing to change where you shop. Since the 1970s, a German grocer called Aldi has been in America, at first in a few communities and now in 32...

  • TODAY ONLY: Free 1-year subscription to Jet!

      

    Like the convenience of Amazon Prime, but not too happy about the $99 annual fee? Jet.com wants your business and they're willing to let you join their discount club for free and give you...

  • 4 tips to get more in your Chipotle burrito for FREE!

      

    The next time you order a Chipotle burrito, you may want to consider these ways to increase the size of your meal. Dylan Grosz, a writer at Apartment List, ordered 35 burritos from the popular...

  • Trader Joe's beats Whole Foods in the home value wars

      

    In the market for a new home? Finding the right fit has gotten so much more complicated than just making sure you're in the right school district! The New York Post reports there's an...

  • What Costco's move away from American Express will mean to you

      

    Some 60 million of us are Costco members. So what will happen with your credit and credit score as the warehouse club transitions away from American Express? Read more: Secret pricing hacks at...

  • Are rent-to-own stores worth it for your wallet?

      

    The promises made by rent-to-own stores sound alluring. They'll say you can have this new TV, computer, washer, dryer, even furniture...for only $9.99 or whatever it is per week. But...

  • Verizon cuts contract, raises service plan costs

      

    Verizon Wireless is getting rid of two year contracts, and the price of their cell phone service is about to skyrocket.