Stories & Features

Secrets to Saving at the Supermarket

So you don't like to clip coupons or keep a close eye on grocery store sales, because it takes too much time. That's your choice. Just keep in mind that you're likely missing out on huge savings -- and spending...

How to Save Money on Halloween

It's frightening just how much money will be spent on Halloween this year. Americans plan to shell out $7.4 billion -- about $78 per person -- on costumes, candy, cards and decorations, according to the National...

Surprising Things You Can Rent

Cars and tuxedos are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to things you can rent. You name it, you can rent it. Really. Here are 13 of the more surprising things you can rent (that are fit to print). In some...

When Efforts to Save Money on Vacation Backfire

I thought my careful planning would save my family money when we took a vacation this past week. But you know what they say about best-laid plans ... Our week-long trip involved flying to Salt Lake City, then...

11 Surprising Things You Can Rent

Cars and tuxedos are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to things you can rent. You name it, you can rent it. Really.Here are 11 of the more surprising things you can rent (that are fit to print). In some...

Best Cell-Phone Plans for Every Type of User

Call it the wireless wars. Cell phone carriers are falling all over themselves in their rush to entice you with their latest promotions, which range from overhauled plans and pricing to hefty cash rebates if...

A New Tax on the Sharing Economy

Kathleen O'Malley first used Airbnb in the summer of 2013, when she traveled through Washington State and British Columbia with her fiancé. After that, "we were hooked," says O'Malley of Portland, Ore. The...

Best and Worst Buys of October 2014

October isn't a great month for deal hunters. Holiday-related markdowns won't start appearing until November. And back-to-school and summer clearance sales have come and gone, for the most part. However, some...

Why You Should Book Your Holiday Travel Now

If you think holding off on buying airline tickets for the holidays will help you score a last-minute deal, think again. Flights for Thanksgiving travel already are about 49% more expensive than the rest of the...

17 Best Things to Buy This Fall

To get the very best deal, you have to know when to buy. Most things are marked down at certain times each year. So planning your purchases to get items when they're at their lowest price can potentially save you...

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Basics of Money

6 Reasons You Hate Your Cable Company

There's a very good chance that you and your cable company aren't on good terms. According to a recent...

Dodging Airline Fees the Hard Way

Fees for everything from checked baggage to a few extra inches of legroom account for a generous...

New Rules for (Some) Flexible Spending Accounts

I heard that employers can now let people roll over $500 in their medical flexible spending accounts...

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