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8 Secrets to a Higher Car Trade-In Value

First? Get the gum out of the floor mats.

5 Negotiation Tricks That’ll Win a Home Bidding War

With slimmer pickings in the housing market, bidding wars abound. Don't let your dream home get swept out from under you with these negotiation tricks.

Negotiate Better Prices on These 6 Grocery Store Buys

From bruised bananas to less-than-fresh-baked bread, negotiating deals at the grocery store could save you big bucks.

5 Times Trying to Negotiate Can Backfire

Getting "No" for an answer isn't the only risk of negotiating. Prevent your demands from backfiring by knowing when to hold 'em.

Ask These 8 Questions to Get a Better Price

A little haggling can go a long way, especially if you ask the right questions. Try these and save some extra cash!

11 Retailers Where You Can Negotiate a Lower Price

Negotiating the best price is not only for the car dealership and the yard sale. Try haggling at these retailers big and small and pay less for lots more.

Conversation Killers: What’s Holding You Back From Negotiating?

What's holding you back from making better deals? Learn to identify and overcome common roadblocks for a lifetime of rewarding negotiation.

Should you try to reduce your rent?

Lately it seems that rent prices have been dropping in many areas of the country. Here in San Mateo some residential apartments are dropping prices as much as 20%. This seemed a

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