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  • Why you don't want to buy wine this weekend — or any other weekend!

      

    As the weekend rolls around, do you get a taste for a glass of wine or a bottle of beer? Better watch your wallet! Those are the most expensive days of the week to buy your favorite libations at...

  • Back-to-school savings cheat sheet: 7 tricks to save more

      

    While kids across the country soak up the last few weeks of summer, parents are already in back-to-school mode and busy tackling shopping lists. What usually seems like a simple task often comes...

  • 8 things you didn't know about Kroger

      

    It's the nation's second largest grocer behind Walmart. It operates 2,778 retail food stores under a variety of different names in 35 states and Washington, D.C. Maybe you're...

  • 6 bizarre and disgusting things from Goodwill

      

    When you shop at a traditional retailer such as Target or Macy's, you already have a pretty good idea what you're going to find in the store. Clothing? Check. Housewares? Check. Luggage?...

  • Dollar store deals: 25 tech gadgets you've got to have!

      

    You can still sport some hot gadgets even if you're short on funds. Dollar stores are a mecca of tech doodads for those on a budget. If you're okay with accepting lower quality for a...

  • 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...

  • Fake laundry detergent: How to avoid buying it

      

    We're all familiar with counterfeit handbags, counterfeit perfume and counterfeit just about everything else. But have you heard of counterfeit laundry detergent? Read more: This trick will...

  • 6 foods you've been eating wrong your entire life

      

      var _ndnq = _ndnq || []; _ndnq.push(['embed']); Believe it or not, there are some foods in your life that you're just eating the wrong way! Follow these little hacks to make your...

  • Buy from Amazon without going online (but be careful)

      

    You can buy from Amazon without using your computer or smartphone. How it works -- and why to be careful.

  • Cheap and easy spray paint projects for your home

      

    If your home suddenly feels outdated, with its brassy fixtures and furnishings from the last century, this doesn’t necessarily mean it’s time for an updating overhaul. Before you spend...

  • 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...

  • Walmart wins prestigious wine award with $6 bottle of red

      

    When you think of fine wines, you probably don't think of Walmart. But maybe you should! Despite its down market reputation, the world's largest retailer was just honored with a...

  • Walmart testing grocery delivery service with Uber and Lyft

      

    For at least 30 years, people have thought there is a business in delivering your groceries to you. But nobody's ever been truly successful with a mass market approach to home delivery of...

  • 10 surprises you didn't know about Dollar Tree

      

    If you're into cheap everyday items, you probably love Dollar Tree! This discount chain, headquartered in Chesapeake, Va., has more than 13,600 stores across 48 states and five Canadian...

  • How to squeeze every single last drop from household products

      

    Do you get frustrated by household goods that don't last as long as they should? Well then, you're in luck as these five handy tips will help you keep your hard earned dollars securely in...