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Have you ever really thought about your spending habits? Being aware of what you’re spending your money on and why is an important first step on your way to financial sucess. Let the journey begin!

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8 Bills You Should Always Put on Autopay

Autopay is a great way to streamline your bills so you avoid late fees, raise your credit score, save money and time, and never miss a payment.

Ways Free Shipping Could Be Costing You More

Free shipping isn't always "free." It's time to get savvy about your online shopping.


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The FBI Warns About This Online Shopping Scam

The FBI has issued a warning about a scary, new online shopping scam—and you could be the next target.


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Back-to-School Shopping in 2020: How to Save Amid Uncertainty

Finally, some good news about the upcoming school year: You don’t have to spend a fortune to get everything your...


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5 Ways Checkout Lanes Are Changing Forever

Everything about your shopping experience is changing—even your checkout routine. Make sure you're ready for these new changes.

19 Things You Should Be Buying Used Instead of New

Pre-owned items can offer big savings and often are almost as good as brand new.


How to Choose the Best Bike for You

Looking to buy a bike? Here's how to find the right two-wheeler for you—plus the 15 best bikes for every...

13 Things to Stop Buying That’ll Save You Tons of Cash

Cut these simple things out of your life and you'll be amazed at how much money you can save.


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12 Things You Shouldn’t Be Buying at Walmart

When it comes to certain items, the low price is just not worth it.


Indoor vs. Outdoor Grill: Which Is Better?

It’s a tough choice, but a clear winner will definitely emerge for you in this grilling showdown.


I Lost My Job Because of the Coronavirus—Here’s How I’m Paying My Bills

With a few lifestyle changes, I am now saving well over $1,000 a month. Plus, my ample downtime has led...

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7 Credit Card “Rules” You Can Break in an Emergency

As they say, rules were made to be broken, and that's especially true when something can be an absolute lifesaver...


3 Ways Credit Cards Can Help You Ride Out a Crisis

Your credit card might be able to save you some money in the short term.


5 Things You Should Know Before Shopping at Aldi

There's so much to love about this low-cost grocery store.


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10 Things You’re Buying at Costco That Are Cheaper at BJ’s

Are you really saving as much as you can? If you're not shopping at BJ's for these items, the answer...


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The Truth Behind 10 Popular Aldi Rumors

If you've heard any of these rumors, you've probably been hesitant to shop at Aldi. We set the record straight...

12 Appliances That Can Save You Up to $20 a Day

When you're buying a new appliance, don't just look at the price tag—think about how much it will save you...


10 Tech Items You Should Not Buy at the Dollar Store

It's no secret that dollar stores are packed with great deals. How do they do it? By buying up aging...


23 Things Target Employees Wish You Knew About Holiday Shopping

Target is the center of holiday shopping for people across the country. We talked to current and former employees for...


Here’s What Happens to Your Credit Score When You Close a Credit Card

Put down the scissors and back away slowly. Here's what really happens to your credit score when you close an...


13+ Things Your TV Salesman Won’t Tell You

Crank up the volume: Learn retail secrets for selling big screens in this TV buying guide.