Your Guide to Memorial Day Weekend Sales

Your Guide to Memorial Day Weekend Sales

It doesn't have nearly the hype of Black Friday, but Memorial Day weekend boasts some of the biggest sales and steepest discounts of the years. This is especially true if you're buying big-ticket items like mattresses or major appliances.

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Walmart and Amazon Both End Popular Price-Matching Programs: Here's How to Get a Refund Anyway

Walmart and Amazon Both End Popular Price-Matching Programs: Here's How to Get a Refund Anyway

Bad news for bargain hunters: both Amazon AND Walmart have rolled out new policies that limit the scope of their respective price-matching programs.

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Graduation Gifts for Every Kind of 2016 Graduate

Graduation Gifts for Every Kind of 2016 Graduate

Graduation season is upon us, and with it comes the challenge of finding the perfect gift for the high school senior, brand-new college graduate, or freshly-certified Krav Maga instructor in your life. Worry not, because we're here with a suggestion for everyone on your list!

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Goodreads Deals Brings You the eBooks You Want to Read (for Less!)

Goodreads Deals Brings You the eBooks You Want to Read (for Less!)

I've been a bookworm for as long as I can remember. While other kids were watching Saturday morning cartoons, I was posted high up in my neighbor's pine tree with a book until my mom made me get down and go read on the couch like a normal person.

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Teacher Discounts: 90+ Stores Offering Discounts for Teachers & Educators

Teacher Discounts: 90+ Stores Offering Discounts for Teachers & Educators

We all agree that improving how we educate our next generation is the factor in continuing to effectively compete in a global economy. Teachers sacrifice a lot to help our children succeed in life, whether that means staying up all night grading papers, or spending their own money on school supplies. In fact, recent studies have shown that most teachers spend about $500 out of their own pockets every year on supplies for their students.

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5 Affordable Mother's Day Trends for 2016

5 Affordable Mother's Day Trends for 2016

Mother's Day is next Sunday, May 8, and if you're struggling to find the perfect gift for mommy dearest, you're not alone. Sure, she might tell you it's a silly holiday, and that it's perfectly OK not to get her anything. NEVER take her up on this offer. Even if she's not the sentimental type, she's your mom, and she deserves a little recognition for all the hard work she put into raising you. 

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How Do Amazon's New Monthly Prime Options Really Stack Up?

How Do Amazon's New Monthly Prime Options Really Stack Up?

At first blush, this week's announcement from Amazon rolling out two new monthly Prime subscription options looks like a game changer - but does the cost actually live up to the hype?

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The Myth of Store Closing Sales: Why You Won't Save as Much as You Think

The Myth of Store Closing Sales: Why You Won't Save as Much as You Think

It's been a tough few years for storefront retail chains. As online businesses like Amazon continue to grow unchecked, many major merchants have seen their profits plummet, and as a result, have been forced to close hundreds of their brick-and-mortar locations. 

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4 Reasons Why Extreme Couponing Just Isn't Worth it

4 Reasons Why Extreme Couponing Just Isn't Worth it

Coupons are awesome. I'm a big fan of the little jolt I get when I paste coupon code into the "Have a promo code?" section of the shopping cart of any given online retailer. Paper coupons are awesome, too, although I use them less often.

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3 Easy Steps to Getting the Best Deal on Running Shoes

3 Easy Steps to Getting the Best Deal on Running Shoes

With Spring comes running season, and many would-be runners will be looking for a new pair of running shoes. And let's face it, the good ones aren't exactly cheap! Whether you're a hardcore marathoner or just heading our for a leisurely jog around your neighborhood, getting the best deal on running shoes isn't just about saving money - it's also about finding the right pair for you. 

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