Shopping & Retail / Purchasing & Returning

  • The Best Mattress for Your Money

      

    Looking for the best mattress for your money? To cut through the clutter of advertising you'll see out there, Consumer Reports has a look at the best mattresses and mattress...

  • Best and Worst Retailers of the Year

      

    When you're shopping, the stores that treat you the best are the ones that deserve your money, right? Best and worst in retail and supermarkets The American Customer Satisfaction Index...

  • 4 Items To Always Buy Used

      

    Buying second hand has become a first choice for saving money, either out of necessity for people or because they're thrifty. But second hand doesn't have to necessarily mean rummaging...

  • 9 Tricks To Slash Spending on Clothes

      

    If you’re looking for ways to cut back on daily and monthly spending, tracking your budget is crucial. Among your necessary monthly expenses such as mortgage/rent, auto insurance and...

  • Blue Bell Ice Cream Recalls All Products

      

    Blue Bell ice cream has recalled all of its products after some samples of ice cream tested positive for listeria. Consumers are being urged to either throw away any Blue Bell ice cream,...

  • Clark Does Not Purchase Extended Warranties!

      

    My wife was doing me a favor the other day and went to a specialty electronics retailer to get some equipment that I use when I do broadcasting for the show from my home. As she's checking...

  • 3 Tips to Get the Most Value Out of Gift Cards

      

    Gift cards are really popular this time of year. But when you buy one, I want to make sure you are protected. Is your gift card going to be emptied before you even use it? Gift cards sold...

  • Sell Your Unwanted Gift Cards Online

      

    Did you receive gift cards you don't want this past holiday season? Here are 5 ways you can turn them into cash. Gift cards are extremely popular this time of year to get and give as gifts....

  • Returning purchases is easier with credit

      

    Clark always warns about getting into credit card debt - but this is one case where he says using credit could be to your benefit.

  • Returning purchases is easier with credit

      

    Clark always warns about getting into credit card debt - but this is one case where he says using credit could be to your benefit.

  • High Quality Toilet Paper Comes Cheap

      

    Toilet paper is magically shrinking before your eyes! So now it makes more of a difference than ever to get the best deal that you can. When I talked about this a couple of years ago, there...

  • 11 Ways To Pay Less for Appliances

      

    Real estate is on the rise in the U.S. as more than 17 million Americans plan to purchase a home this year. With this renewed housing activity comes a high demand for appliances as new...

  • Clark Smart Gift Returns

      

    Some stores are charging customers fees for returning gifts this holiday season. How to avoid the fees and get the best value on your gift exchange.

  • Extended warranties unnecessary on electronics

      

    Extended warranties are all the rage when you purchase electronics and many other popular items. But I am here to reiterate the refrain that they aren't necessary. Consumer Reports says that...

  • Early January marks one of the best times to visit thrift stores

      

    On New Year's Eve, my wife sent me to a local Goodwill to donate a variety of household items and clothes so we could take a deduction on last year's taxes.So there I was, backing up my car up to...