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10 Things You Should Never Buy From Aldi

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We love Aldi's — most of the time. So many of the products are unique, high quality, and, above all, well-priced. These are not those.

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Cross a few names off your gift list the easy way by taking advantage of Cyber Monday deals. You'll save time, money, and some sanity.

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If you're dreading heading to the airport this holiday season, these tips will help ease the stress of travel during the busiest time of year.

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Cut down on expenses and stress without sacrificing the essentials.

Ask the Readers: Do You Shop Black Friday Deals?

Tell us whether you shop Black Friday deals and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

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Embrace the holiday retail madness? Black Friday can totally be worth the struggle if you have the right attitude.

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These credit cards offer discounts and rewards for entertainment purchases, including concerts, movies, parks, museums, and more.

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Skip the lines and score great Black Friday deals and doorbusters from the comfort of home. No camping out required.

9 Times Choosing an Unpopular Color Will Save You Big

If you don't need to be on trend, buying stuff in the "wrong" color can save you a ton of money. Get your sample cards ready.

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If you're hosting all the Thanksgiving "orphans" in your circle, make your gathering extra homey with some added welcoming touches.