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What to Buy at RadioShack While Supplies Last

Considering that RadioShack declared bankruptcy a month ago, the message on the retailer's Web site might seem a bit perplexing. It reads, "We are open for business! Check out our exclusive Web deals." Our...

How to Save Money on a Trip to Hawaii

Do you dream of going to Hawaii but fear that you couldn't actually afford a trip to this tropical paradise? There's no denying that a Hawaiian vacation is expensive. In fact, it will probably be one of the most...

Worst Things to Buy in Bulk

Repeat after me: Bigger isn't always better. Yes, you certainly can save money by buying some things in bulk. But it's a mistake to think that the biggest package you can find at Costco or Sam's Club is the best...

How to Cut Smartphone Costs

Smartphones are convenient. I still remember the old days when I had to find a pay phone when I was away from home and needed to make a call. Now I just reach into my purse or pocket to pull out my phone not only...

10 Costly Mistakes Shoppers Make at Supermarkets

If you're like most Americans, your monthly grocery spending is eating up a big portion of your budget. Figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture show that, on average, a family of four spends up to $1,300...

Best Times to Buy Airline Tickets

Get the timing right on your purchase of airline tickets and you can save a lot of money - $319 per ticket, to be precise, according to a new study by CheapAir.com. That's the average savings the airfare shopping...

5 Worst Discounts for Seniors

Most money-savvy adults know that they can take advantage of discounts once they reach a certain age - starting at 50 but usually 60 and older. Some of these senior discounts represent outstanding bargains. Take,...

5 Senior Discounts to Avoid

Most money-savvy adults know that they can take advantage of discounts once they reach a certain age - starting at 50 but usually 60 and older. Some of these senior discounts represent outstanding bargains. Take,...

Best Buys During 2015 Presidents' Day Sales

You won't have to wait until Presidents' Day on February 16 to take advantage of widespread sales that coincide with the holiday. Several retailers including Best Buy, Overstock.com, Sears and Walmart already...

How to Buy a Diamond Online for Less

Deal experts say that the best time to buy jewelry is after Valentine's Day, when prices drop as demand wanes. But your sweetheart might not be too impressed with an IOU on February 14, especially if you pop the...

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Basics of Money

When and How to Hire a Tax Pro

Tax software does a good job of breaking down tax preparation into manageable bites. It will alert you...

What to Ask a Financial Adviser

Financial advisers and planners attend seminars and classes and read books so they can learn how to...

Understanding Capital Gains and Losses

What's a Capital Gain? A capital gain is what the tax law calls the profit when you sell a capital...

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