Shopping & Retail / Appliances

  • Strategies for buying the best washer and dryer

      

    With Memorial Day just around the corner, there will be deals galore on appliances. If you're shopping for a new washer or dryer, you don't have to pay big bucks to get the reliability and...

  • 9 items you should never buy at the dollar store

      

    If you're always looking for the best deals, the dollar stores are a great place to save big on a variety of things, from gift wrapping and cards to cleaning products and party...

  • Is an extended warranty ever worth it?

      

    If you’ve ever bought a big-ticket household item like a refrigerator, washer and dryer or dishwasher, or any type of electronic, you’ve probably been confronted with an extra question...

  • Costco vs. Sam's Club: Which one really is the best deal?

      

    Warehouse clubs offer great ways to save on a variety of things -- including groceries, electronics, clothing, cars, tires, gas and even insurance. They also offer great travel deals and...

  • 78 more Sears, Kmart stores are closing this year: Here's when and where

      

    More and more retailers are announcing store closings -- and this time it's Sears. Over the past several years, national retailers have had to start adjusting to a new type of industry...

  • Do online stores need to honor a pricing misprint?

      

    Pricing errors are common on the internet. Are sellers legally obligated to honor an inaccurately posted price? Not always…here’s why.

  • 10 money-saving secrets you don't know about Costco

      

    If you love to save a buck, then learning about new ways to save at Costco -- or any other store -- just never gets old! We recently told you about some secret perks that make a...

  • 9 items to always buy used

      

    For the next two weeks, join Clark Howard and Elissa the Mom as we bring you life hacks, organization tips and money-saving tricks to kick off your spring. You can also follow along...

  • 11 retailers closing the most stores in the U.S.

      

    The retail industry is changing -- in some big ways. Over the past several years, national retailers have had to start adjusting to a new type of industry and new expectations from...

  • 9 secret perks that make a Costco membership totally worth it

      

    If you don't already have a membership to Costco, you're missing out on some serious money-saving opportunities! And even if you do have a membership, there are some perks that you...

  • JCPenney announces 1-cent sales promotion

      

    Finding a penny might not just mean good luck. It’s purchasing power. Retailer JCPenney is selling some items for 1 cent starting Sunday, and other items will be available on a buy one,...

  • Secret pricing hacks at Costco, Sam's Club and BJs

      

    Do you know how to spot the deals at the warehouse clubs? Just like I do, you too can save big bucks by waiting for these secret pricing signals and pouncing when you see them. Secret warehouse...

  • 10 retailers that allow you to stack coupons and maximize savings

      

    If you're a seasoned bargain hunter, you're probably familiar with "coupon stacking" -- using more than one coupon or discount at a retailer or grocery store. Some...

  • 10 best drugstore bargains

      

    Drugstores are surprisingly good places to find deals as Stacy Johnson from Daily Finance found out.  She met with Christie Hardcastle who owns WildForWags and WildForCVS to find...

  • Top 22 most shoplifted items

      

    The National Retail Federation (NRF) reports that for the first time in more than two decades, organized crime is the No. 1 problem for theft at retail. Historically, most theft at retail was...