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10 Things You Should Never Buy at the Dollar Store (and 10 You Should)

You can get a lot of stuff you need at the dollar store at unbeatable prices — just as long as you know what products are real bargains, and which ones really aren't.

10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Buy in Bulk

You know buying in bulk is a great way to save. From meat to paint, go beyond warehouse store basics with this collection of bulk buy surprises.

15 Things You Should Buy at Costco

You know there are great deals to be had at Costco, but you really should be buying these 15 things at Costco and not anywhere else.

8 Cheap Ways to Play Video Games

If you can resist the urge to have the latest console and games, there are lots of terrific video games available at terrific discounts — online and off. Here's where to look.

What to Buy (and Avoid Buying) in July

July is here, bringing great weather and hot deals. Here's what you should splash out some cash on this month, and also what to avoid.

Big List of Senior Discounts

If you're over the age of 55, you can start saving more money on everyday things with this big list of senior discounts.

What I Miss About the Recession

A look at the recent Great Recession through a glass half full reveals a few positive effects of the economic malaise.

Hobby Lobby, Who Exactly Are You Trying To Fool?

Has someone been over-inflating prices in Hobby Lobby, just to make the sales prices more profitable for the store? What do you think?

Advertising Jargon That Aims to Mislead

In advertising, not everything is as it seems. Watch out for these phrases; if they're being used, you should reconsider the purchase you're about to make.

When Deals Matter

Some people are into deals. They collect and organize their coupons, they buy used, they negotiate with sellers. These are all good strategies, but they all take effort. This post

Best Money Tips: The Worst Drugstore Deals

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we reveal the absolute worst drugstore buys

How to Save Money Buying a New Car and Be Happy

You can actually enjoy the car-buying process. Really. Learn how to shop for a new car and stay sane.

Save Money on Appliances at any Time of Year

You may be looking into buying a replacement for that old fridge or dishwasher, but take a minute to run through these tips.

Magazines for Free or Cheap

Follow our tips to be sure you get all your favorite magazine subscriptions for free or cheap.

When They Say Extreme Deals, They’re Not Kidding!

I stumbled upon a website last week that gave me that feeling of being a hungry kid in a free candy store. The site offers amazing discounts on thousands of gadgets, and free shipp

Things You Might Not Know About Your Local Thrift Store

The nation as a whole has been exploring new avenues for savings these days. Thrift stores can be a great place to get what you need and pay what you want. Here are some tips for n

How to find the cheapest college textbooks

I’m not in college any more, thank goodness, but I remember every penny-pinching moment. Some days I hardly had enough money for food, mainly because the materials and textbooks I

The Man Behind the Bargains - An Interview with Ben Chui - Founder of BensBargains.net

Ben's Bargains is one of the oldest deal and coupon sites on the internet. The man behind this awesome frugal shopping destination is Ben

90% off is not a deal if you don’t need it.

I found myself in a strange battle of wills last week. My favorite store, Target, was having another one of those spectacular sales. Red tags featuring the 75% off, and the rare 90

The stuff I try never to buy new

I don't like buying new. It's not that I consider myself to be some kind of Scrooge. I just have a hard time paying more for something than I need to, and often we take tha