Buyer beware! Those awesome shopping "perks" you love put you right where the store wants you — reaching into your pocket for more cash.
The customer is always right, right? Wrong! Don't be a terrible customer.
These retailers may have higher prices, but their above-and-beyond customer service just might make paying the premium worth it.
The venerable daily deal sites offer big savings, but from counterfeit cosmetics to pointless promos, these Groupon and LivingSocial deals aren't.
Getting good service as a patron is a two-way street. If you expect perfect service, you should try to be the perfect customer.
They say you should always read the labels when you buy food — but can you trust what the label says?
With $30 emu eggs and $70 air plants, it's no wonder Whole Foods carries the "Whole Paycheck" nickname. Who buys this stuff?
Whether it's a dented floor model dishwasher, or you're paying in cash… know that you can — and should — demand a discount.
Everyone love a deal, and retailers know it. Don't get suckered into these coupon marketing tricks — they aren't worth it!
Why waste your hard-earned money on a sub-par product or service? Here's when to (politely) demand a refund.
Skip these high markup everyday buys and choose cheaper alternatives — or use the knowledge to negotiate harder and save.
Craigslist is a leading apartment rental marketplace, with plenty of listings — and scammers. Protect yourself by recognizing the warning signs.
You win some, you lose some in online retail. Find out which items are a steal on Amazon and which you're better off finding at your local Walmart.
Ever notice that blue razors cost less than pink ones? Stop letting gender-based packaging and marketing sabotage your budget.
Made-for-TV gadgets are rarely worth more than a laugh. But wait — don't change the channel on these four great items!
Price matching is a great way to stick to your budget, but before you trust any retailer's price match claim, read the fine print.
Collections — the term every credit-savvy person fears. If you get that dreaded letter, don't panic. Learn how to deal with a debt in collections.
Savvy consumers haggle their way to cheaper utility and Internet bills. Do the same with your credit cards and you'll pay less interest and fees.
Organic food comes at a premium, but you can't always trust the label. The organic stamp on these foods may be harmful to your wallet.
Better safe than sorry, right? That may be your reasoning behind buying product warranties. But in these four instances, warranties definitely aren't worth it.
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