Top 10 Tips for Smart Holiday Shipping

You know it’s the holiday season when the post office has a line out the door and you find yourself using anything you can find…

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Why Stores Care About How You Look in the Mirror

The fitting room is the ultimate stop in your shopping pursuit–it’s where real decisions happen. If the clothes you pulled off the rack fit and you like what you see in the mirror then you are probably going to go home with a new outfit. How you look in the mirror, however, isn’t just a question you’re asking yourself. Stores ask that question, too.

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8 Rules for Budget Fashionistas

I’m on a spending freeze for the next few months as my budget recovers from my recent wedding and honeymoon. So far I’m doing pretty…

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7 Easy Ways to Get Coupons & Discounts

I learned something about DSW’s coupon policies this past weekend that helped me save big bucks! I was there with my mom and told her…

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Mother’s Day Needs Not Much Money

Simple ideas to celebrate mom this Mother’s Day.

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Tips to Start & Grow Your Emergency Fund

Though having a rainy-day fund seems like a no-brainer, 1 in 4 Americans claim to have higher balances on their credit cards than in their savings accounts.…

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Free Shipping Day Helps Last-Minute Shoppers

If you didn’t get the memo, today is Free Shipping Day: over 2,500 online retailers are offering free shipping with guaranteed delivery by Christmas Eve…

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9 Strategies for Secure Online Shopping

According to a study by IBM Coremetrics, the number of consumers shopping online in November will increase 15 percent over the same time last year.…

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Connecticut Coupon Users May Have to Pay Taxes on Full Purchase Price

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy announced yesterday he wants coupon users to pay sales tax on the full price of their purchases. Sounds like yet another state legislator trying to gouge the public in a new and improved way. Here’s how it works…

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10 Smart Ways to Save on Cell Phones

Cell phone plans are the new markers of inflation. What once cost under $35 now easily soars over $100 with data plans, texting and unlimited…

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