Shopping & Retail / Appliances

  • 5 tips for a better laundry experience

      

    The washing machine is one of the humblest appliances in our homes. You take a week's worth of laundry, pop in some detergent, turn a few knobs and voilà, it comes out fresh and clean...

  • 7 things you didn't know about Seventh Generation

      

    If you're into "green" cleaning products, you know they can be expensive. Fortunately, there are a few ways you can save on the popular Seventh Generation brand! Read more: 13...

  • 3 secrets all shoppers need to 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...

  • The dos and don'ts of shopping at warehouse clubs

      

    If you're a member of Costco, don't forget the big switch to the Costco Visa credit card is today! Here's what you need to know.   You’d think because I write...

  • 12 things you didn't know you could clean in the washing machine

      

    The washing machine is one of the humblest appliances in our homes. You take a week's worth of laundry, pop in some detergent, turn a few knobs and voilà, it comes out fresh and clean...

  • TV buying guide

      

    There are so many choices out there confronting the TV buyer. Everything from TV type like LCD, LED, and Plasma to an insane amount of features on new smart TVs. It's enough to have your head...

  • 10 secret tricks to save even more on Amazon!

      

    Just last year, Amazon surpassed Walmart as the world's biggest retailer. With the rise of bargain-hunting consumers who are not only looking for good deals, but also convenience, online...

  • 8 store loyalty programs that actually save you money

      

    Loyalty programs can be a dime a dozen these days, so it’s worth it to know which ones really pay — and which ones just want you to spend more in their stores. OK, to be...

  • 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.

  • 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...