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19 Things Most Tourists Overpay For, and How You Can Avoid Them

Why does travel always seem to cost more than expected? Spot these ripoffs and discover the cheaper alternatives you should buy, instead.

The One Tool That Assures You Never Pay Too Much for Groceries

Don't just guess that an advertised price is a deal — track prices on frequent purchases over time so you know when a deal really is a deal.

A Used Car Salesman Reveals Dirty Tricks (and How to Beat Them)

A former used car salesman reveals some tricks of the trade. Before you buy a used car, read this!

Best Money Tips: Saving on Designer Wear and Apparel

Today we found some wonderful articles on saving on designer wear and apparel, tips to stick to your budget, and saving on food costs this summer.

23 Money-Saving Items Everyone Should Own

What's better than saving on a purchase? Purchasing a product or service — for less — that saves you money over time!

6 Things That Seem Like Splurges But Are Actually Savvy Buys

Sometimes spending more for "wasteful" products or services turns out to be the best value — in dollars and sense.

Best Money Tips: Benefits of Thrift Shopping

Today we found some fantastic articles on the benefits of thrift shops, ways to challenge yourself every day, and things financially successful people avoid doing.

How to Save $26,000 in 5 Years or Less

Think you can't save money and get ahead? Learn how a few simple changes to your daily spending can become a HUGE pile of money.

Best Money Tips: Things You Should Never Pay Full Price For

Today we found some awesome articles on things you should never pay full price for, attending college for free, and things your real estate agent won't tell you.

7 Secrets to Scoring the Best Price When Buying on eBay

Who doesn't love finding a bargain on eBay? Strike even better deals on everything from clothes to computers with these simple shopping and bidding strategies.

50 Ways to Update Your Wardrobe for Cheap

If you get creative with shopping strategies and fashion choices, it's easy to control your wardrobe spending. Follow these tips to start dressing for less!

The Only 5 Grocery Shopping Techniques You Need

There are lots of ways to cut grocery costs, but these five strategies may be the cleverest — and they aren't difficult to do, either.

What to Buy (and Avoid Buying) in April

If you want to spend some of your tax refund, get your money's worth by reviewing the deals in this month's What to Buy.

Best Money Tips: Best Things to Buy in the Spring

Today we found some awesome articles on the best things to buy in the spring, amazing meals for $5 or less, and overcoming mistakes.

The 8 Best Places to Find Deals at the Mall

The mall isn't always a money-waster — you'll find the best deals on everything from shoes to kitchen goods at these stores.

Why You Shouldn't Stress Too Much About Spending Money

Does parting with a dollar put your stomach in knots? Here's why you shouldn't worry.

Why Our Brains Want to Buy New Stuff, Even When We Don't Need It

Overspending on stuff you don't need is a problem for many Americans. Learn why the solution is not so simple as "spend less," and what you can actually do to help.

50 Things You Can Do Today Instead of Going Shopping

Resist the retail therapy urge and instead spend the day broadening your horizons, reconnecting with a friend, or participating in one of these 48 other pastimes.

Best Money Tips: Don't Fall for These Black Friday Tricks

Today we found some stellar articles on Black Friday tricks you shouldn't fall for, working part time in college, and frugal Christmas decorations.

10 Flavorful Foods Worth Splurging On

It's smart to cut costs in the kitchen and pantry with discount staples. Boost their flavor (and mealtime enjoyment) with a few pricier, higher quality ingredients.