8 Secret Ways to Get Free Shipping at Your Favorite Online Stores

8 Secret Ways to Get Free Shipping at Your Favorite Online Stores

It's a tale as old as online shopping: no matter how much merch you have in your cart, when it comes time to check out, even a small shipping charge can be a dealbreaker. It might seem crazy to give up on a $30 order just because you don't feel like paying $9.99 to get it delivered to your house, but these days, free shipping feels like it should be a given.

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10 Ways to Turn a Positive Attitude into Financial Freedom

10 Ways to Turn a Positive Attitude into Financial Freedom

For most of my life, I would rather have gouged my eyes out than read an article about money, savings and debt. Now, I'm writing one. 

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The Average American Credit Score is 673. Here's How to Improve Yours.

The Average American Credit Score is 673. Here's How to Improve Yours.

Experian's annual State of Credit Report for 2016 says the average American credit score has improved four points since 2015, clocking in at a "fair" 673.

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We Tried the Subscription Box Every Instagram Celeb is Hawking

We Tried the Subscription Box Every Instagram Celeb is Hawking

It seems like every celebrity I follow on Facebook or Instagram has been raving about FabFitFun. Sure, they're all paid to do it, but after watching star after star open their first box, I broke down and ordered a box of my own so I could see what the fuss was all about. 

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Save More Than 50 Percent on Nutrisystem with This New Member Trick

Save More Than 50 Percent on Nutrisystem with This New Member Trick

If you've been thinking about starting the Nutrisystem Diet, you might be put off by the cost. But you shouldn't be, because there's a simple hack for new members to get more than 50 percent off their meals.

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Here are all the Macy's, Kmart and Sears Locations Slated to Close in 2017. Is Your Store on the List?

Here are all the Macy's, Kmart and Sears Locations Slated to Close in 2017. Is Your Store on the List?

2016 was a rough year for retail. 154 Walmart stores closed, trendy '00s brands like Aeropostale went up in flames, and even the athletic outfitting giant Sports Authority took a final, shaky breath before shutting down for good. If you thought it was going to get better in 2017, you're in for a rough ride. 

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10 Things I Learned From a Month of Couch Surfing

10 Things I Learned From a Month of Couch Surfing

The month of December started off a little rough for me. After the condo I was supposed to move into got sold unexpectedly, I found myself a car-less 29-year-old woman with a month of temporary homelessness in between the end of one lease and the beginning of another. The only solution that made sense financially was for me to couch surf until I could move into my new place. 

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6 Things Every Frugal Couple Should do After Getting Engaged

6 Things Every Frugal Couple Should do After Getting Engaged

It seems like the snow brings out the romantic everyone, because it's officially engagement season. So many of my friends got engaged over these past two holiday weekends, and I just love looking at the giddy pictures they're posting on Facebook, because I know just how they feel. After nine years together, my husband and I tied the knot in October!

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This Credit Card Rewards Hack Helps You Save on Everything From Taxes to Gas

This Credit Card Rewards Hack Helps You Save on Everything From Taxes to Gas

We've written about the benefits of Bank of America's credit cards in the past, but if you really want to maximize your relationship with Bank of America, see if you qualify for Preferred Rewards. The coveted rewards program can earn you up to 2.62% cash back, and even give the opportunity to pay less on your taxes.

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January's 'Holiday Hangover' is the Best Day for Sales You Never Knew About

January's 'Holiday Hangover' is the Best Day for Sales You Never Knew About

After 15 years of diligently tracking and posting the best deals on the internet, the retail experts here at Brad's Deals noticed a pattern. Every year, on the first post-holiday workday, prices on everything from fitness items to jewelry plummet, and online sales skyrocket. We're calling it the Holiday Hangover sale, and this year, it's happening on Tuesday, January 3.

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