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7 More Luxury Buys You Can Replace With Better and Cheaper Alternatives

Having the "right" brands may boost your self-image. But if you want features and function instead of cachet, go for these alternatives to luxe.

Replace These 8 Luxury Buys With Their Cheaper, Better Alternatives

Look beyond the status that goes with a luxe price, and these cheap alternatives give you most of the value, but at a fraction of the cost.

10 Smart Things to Do With $25

They say $25 can't buy you a lot these days. Well, "they" are not always correct. Check out this list for 10 great, useful ways to spend that cash.

8 Timeless Tips for Resisting the Upsell

From pricey insurance plans to products you never planned to buy, the pressure of an upsell can lead to unnecessary purchases. Learn how to avoid the temptation.