Articles on Shopping

My 5 Best Thrift Store Finds of All Time

If American Pickers is your inspiration, you might marvel at the high value finds this writer (and avid picker) has scored at the thrift shop.

Best Money Tips: 20+ Ways to Save Big at Home Depot

Today we found helpful articles on ways to save big at Home Depot, habits of successful introverts, and toys from the ‘90s that are worth a ton today.

15 Smartest Ways to Save at Sephora

Sephora has every beauty product you could ever need, but at those prices? Here's how to save big at your favorite makeup mecca.

Is a Farm Share a Smart Buy for Your Household?

Fresh, local produce is available to you via CSA share. Are these worth the money for your household?

4 Best Tools for Tracking Your Rewards Miles

If you are signed up with several loyalty programs, you need these tools to make sure you’re not losing out on your rewards miles.

Best Money Tips: How Retailers Trick You Into Buying More

Today we found articles on sneaky ways that retailers trick you into buying more, smart ways to invest $1,000, and easy fixes to reduce your monthly expenses.

10 Collectibles That Almost Always Become More Valuable

From video games to vinyl, you may want to scoop up these finds at a local garage sale or thrift shop — or dig around for them in your basement or attic.

Is Layaway Still Worth It?

Layaway faded away back in '90s, but this different way to pay is making a comeback. Is it worth it?

The 5 Best Electric Griddles

Who doesn't love the smell of bacon first thing in the morning? With any of these electric griddles, you can make every meal the best meal ever.

8 Tech Gadgets With the Best Resale Value

We all have a junk drawer filled with outdated tech. But some gadgets actually hold their value well, and may be worth the effort to sell.

The 5 Best Mechanical Pencils

Keeping your writing utensils in tip-top shape isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these mechanical pencils and never have the need to use a pencil sharpener again.

Thrifting the Perfect Designer Wardrobe

If you have big-brand taste on a bargain-bin budget, never fear — you can build the perfect designer wardrobe with a little thriftiness.

Best Money Tips: 20 Traps at the Supermarket You Need to Avoid

Today we found helpful articles on supermarket traps to avoid, the hidden costs of renting and apartment, and how to win a bidding war on a house you love.

5 Things You Should Never Buy on Groupon or LivingSocial

The venerable daily deal sites offer big savings, but from counterfeit cosmetics to pointless promos, these Groupon and LivingSocial deals aren't.

The 5 Best Manicure Kits

Keeping your nail game strong and chip-free isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these manicure kits and your nails will always look fab.

5 Shopping Habits to Nix Before You Turn 30

Achieve financial success in your 30s by leaving these bad shopping habits back in your 20s.

All the Modern Ways You Can Order Pizza

Using a telephone to order a pizza is so 10 years ago. These days, all you need to have a fresh pie delivered to your door is an emoji.

The 5 Best Hair Serums

Keeping your hair shiny and healthy isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these hair serums and your mane will stay magnificent.

Americans Spend Less Than Other Countries on These 9 Items

Americans may spend big on health care and education, but we save big bucks on these common purchases, on average. Do you?

10 Household Tools Every Frugal Homeowner Should Own

From hammers to hacksaws, here's how to nail down the perfect frugal home toolkit. You'll be ready for almost any repair!