Archive for 'Spending'
Oct 11, 2010 - Entertain guests with a new patio furniture set and entertain yourself with new speakers or a digital receiver for your home theater set-up. We've spotted deals on antivirus software and food - and some cool free stuff.
Oct 11, 2010 - As the holiday season approaches, so do the predictions about how much we'll spend, and what we'll spend it on. Is Black Friday dying?
Oct 04, 2010 - For retailers, "autumn" is a short-lived season giving way to "holiday" and then "the rest of winter." Products for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's start lining the shelves — but where are the deals?
Sep 30, 2010 - Manufacturers of brand-name grocery store items are getting concerned about competition from store brands – with good reason.
Sep 30, 2010 - The Consumerist recently announced the winner of this year's worst-commercial contest. Here it is, along with a commercial from overseas that I guarantee you'll share with friends.
Sep 27, 2010 - Like everything else online, searching for grocery coupons can score you a deal or a scam. Best bet: Stick the big sites. Here's a list that will help net you deals without potential malware, adware or other net-based nastiness.
Sep 24, 2010 - This week we have some questions about whether to invest in gold, grills or dishwashers.
Sep 22, 2010 - Yesterday Starbucks announced prices are going up on some of its more labor-intensive drinks. But there are some secret ways to save. An anonymous barista spills the coffee beans...
Sep 21, 2010 - September is National Coupon Month. But don't believe the hype – not all advice about coupons is worth your time.
Sep 20, 2010 - When you think about using the library now, you may think of getting in the car, driving to the nearest branch, finding the book you're looking for - hopefully all the copies won't be checked out - then waiting in line to borrow it. But what if all you had to do was to log on to the library's website, do a quick search, then click "download"?
Sep 16, 2010 - Some experts say it costs too much to be eco-friendly. But we prove that's a lie with dozens of ways to save money – and the Earth.
Sep 14, 2010 - A virtual credit card lets you shop online without having to expose your credit card number to potential thieves.
Sep 14, 2010 - Cotton costs twice as much as a year ago, and supplies are at a 20-year low. Here's how to save now instead of spending more later.
Sep 13, 2010 - If you're looking for a camera that's better than your cell phone but won't break the bank, here's a clear picture of some decent deals.
Sep 09, 2010 - You know that generic products are cheaper than name-brand ones, but are you clinging to the belief they're also inferior? Here are some where we challenge you to discern the difference.