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Hype is Expensive

Don't buy into hype — literally. Patience on hot ticket items will save you a bundle this holiday season!

5 people you never heard of who rocked your world

The Alchemists explores fives people who single-handedly created the biggest corporate slogans to shape the "Me" Generation.

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Ends in 4? It's the final markdown

According to Atwater Village Newbie, savvy shoppers can tell when an item at Target has been marked down to its lowest price based on the last digit: Full prices end in 9. Every time Target discounts, the final digit of the price drops. [more]

Get your money for nothing, your checks for free.

There, that dates me. Big Dire Straits fan here. But in the case of this article, and my subject of choice, it's completely true. You'll see and hear an awful lot about online surveys. You'll find outrageous claims, too. [more]

Eyeglasses Stores are for Suckers (reader's tip)

Tired of paying outrageous prices for your glasses? [more]

10 Cheap, Handmade Gift Wrapping Ideas

Instead of filling the trash with expensive, one-use-only wrapping paper this year, use these ideas for wrapping that is as unique as it is frugal.

Citi Prestige Card: World Class Benefits

Looking for a premium card with premium benefits? Check out the Citi Prestige card.

Celebrating Year of the Pig with life-threatening fireworks

This Sunday (2/18) is the Chinese New Year. What better way to celebrate than with some amazing displays of Chinese ingenuity and life-threatening fireworks? [more]

Best Money Tips: Holiday Savings Tips

Today we found some great articles on holiday savings tips, cash back credit card traps, and why it's still a good idea to get your bachelor's degree.

Best Money Tips: Hurdles That Keep You From Being Wealthy

Today we found some great articles on the hurdles that keep you from being wealthy, ways to ensure your side hustle is productive, and foods you can freeze for at least six months.

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Kmart settles: refunds gift-card fees

CNNMoney.com has announced that Kmart has finally reached a settlement in the gift-card lawsuit. And that could be very good news for you if you had a gift-card issued between May 1st 2004 and the present day. Why the refund? [more]

Which Workout Foods Are Actually Worth the Money?

With no shortage of diet bars and shakes on the market, how do you know what's worth the buy? It's all on the label.

Rare Book Bargains At Alibris

As a fan of some fairly hard to find books, I love Alibris.com (almost as much as I love half.com for CDs and DVDs, plus newer books, but that's a story for another post). [more]

A Credit Card That Rewards You for Online Shopping: AT&T Access More Card From Citi

There's a new card on the block and it rewards you for online shopping and being an AT&T customer. Check out the AT&T Access More Card from Citi.

Best Money Tips: Save Money on Pet Supplies

Today we found some awesome articles on saving money on pet supplies, how to make or save money with unwanted gifts, and New Year's resolutions.

Fight Your Speeding Ticket, Save Yourself Some Dough

I've never fought a speeding ticket before. I usually just pay it and forget it. By "usually", I mean, for the two tickets I got before when I was 16 and 19 years old. My recent ticket was an anomaly for a couple of reasons. [more]

Rewards that Change with Your Spending: U.S. Bank FlexPerks Travel Rewards American Express Credit Card

If your spending changes from month to month, you may want to check out this card that allows you to change your bonus categories every month!

Best Money Tips: How To Be Successful in the New Year

Today we found some awesome articles on how to be successful in the new year, ways to make spending less more painless, and how to look great for less.