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  • 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...

  • Get a Sam's Club Plus Membership on Deep Discount

      

    Everybody knows I love shopping at warehouse clubs. And right now, I have a sizzling deal for you on a 1-year membership at Sam's Club for NEW customers and previous members whose memberships...

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • 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, the November 2014 issue of Consumer Reports has a look at the best mattresses and...

  • 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...

  • Warehouse Club Membership at a Discount

      

    ***ATTENTION: OFFER VALID FOR NEW MEMBERS ONLY*** Everybody knows I love shopping at warehouse clubs. And right now, I have a sizzling deal for you on a 1-year membership at BJ's Wholesale...

  • 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.

  • Who's the New Champ in Store Brands vs. Name Brands?

      

    Boy, do I have some generic egg on my face!The January issue of Consumer Reports finds that in a lot of product categories, the dominant brand name tested better than the store brands at Costco,...

  • 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...

  • Now is the time to use up your gift cards

      

    Got a gift card you don't want? Did you know there's a way to turn it into cash you can use to buy something you really do want?! Why you can't sit on those gift cards Every Christmas, people...

  • 8 Ways To Avoid the Sticker Shock of Shipping This Season

      

    This is a hectic week for holiday shipping, with Dec. 15 kicking off the busiest day for FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service as consumers scramble to ship holiday gifts and cards to loved ones in...

  • How To Avoid Going Into Debt for the Holidays

      

    With the holidays around the corner, it is time to start thinking of everything that comes with the season. From putting up lights on your house to buying gifts for your loved ones, there is a lot...