Archive for 'Spending'
Oct 04, 2011 - What's the secret to extending the life of paper towels? Not using them when you don't have to.
Sep 29, 2011 - It's time for another sermon, but this one isn't fire and brimstone – it's cash and carry.
Sep 28, 2011 - When it comes to multivitamins, there's almost no relationship between quality and price. If you're spending more than a few dollars a month, you're paying too much.
Sep 22, 2011 - Consumer Reports compared three big-name websites to find out which one sells the cheapest groceries. Guess who won...
Sep 21, 2011 - Some counterfeit products cost thousands (like Rolexes), and some are free (like coupons). But all of them can cost you time and money. Here's how to spot the fakes.
Sep 16, 2011 - Furniture is expensive, and unless you monitor prices regularly you're never sure exactly how much you saved – did they mark it up before they marked it down? Here are some best bets for big discounts.
Sep 15, 2011 - Buying generic from the grocery store is way more controversial than it ought to be. Another new study proves that generics are a great deal for almost indistinguishable quality.
Sep 15, 2011 - There are only four seasons in the year, right? Wrong. Retailers have up to 20 seasons – just one of the many ways they entice you to make impulse buys. Here's how to resist temptation.
Sep 13, 2011 - Potlucks are a wonderful way for everyone to eat more for less. But it's not necessarily healthy, and you have to guard against looking cheap.
Sep 08, 2011 - Failing a class in school is one thing. Failing your financial goals as an adult is another. Here's how to earn an A-plus in personal finance.
Sep 08, 2011 - When money's tight, we're more likely to second-guess how we've spent it. So here are my tips for lessening the guilt – and preventing nightmare purchases.
Sep 07, 2011 - In this economy, why would you want to pay full retail? For anything? Learn how to score some freebies on dozens of items, even if you can't actually lower the price.
Sep 05, 2011 - Whether you're in debt, making big plans, or just want a better quality of life, saving is essential. But going on a "dollar diet" won't work. Here are 10 ways to gain without pain.
Sep 02, 2011 - The lowest-priced and most-maligned Kindle e-reader comes with ads. But if you time it right, you can buy one for $114 and save nearly twice that on something else. For me, it was a new Mac laptop.
Sep 02, 2011 - In the never-ending debate about buying vs. leasing cars, leasing still loses. Here's why, along with a few exceptions.