REI to Close on Black Friday, Wants You to Go Play Outside Instead

REI to Close on Black Friday, Wants You to Go Play Outside Instead

REI has made a point of staying closed on Thanksgiving for the last few years, citing the company's sense of family values as a key driver for that decision, and now they're rebelling against Black Friday itself as well.

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Do You Live in One of the 23 States Where Amazon Collects Sales Tax?

Do You Live in One of the 23 States Where Amazon Collects Sales Tax?

For a long time, Amazon avoided charging sales tax in states where the company didn't have a physical presence. Sadly, times have changed.

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Prime vs. Jet.com vs. Walmart: Who Will Win the Battle for Your Business?

Prime vs. Jet.com vs. Walmart: Who Will Win the Battle for Your Business?

For years now, Walmart and Amazon have been going head-to-head, chopping their prices and stealing customers back and forth with wild abandon. But now there's a new kid in town, one who just might give these two mega-retailers a run for their money. 

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Amazon's Prime Now Review | Brad's Deals

Amazon's Prime Now Review | Brad's Deals

Last week, I learned that Amazon Prime Now, Amazon's same-day delivery service, had finally, and without much fanfare, set up shop in my home city of Chicago.

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Is Prime Day living up to the hype?

Is Prime Day living up to the hype?

Amazon claimed today's Prime Day would be better than Black Friday, so how's it stacking up?

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12 Hot Music Streaming Services for a Jamtastic Summer

12 Hot Music Streaming Services for a Jamtastic Summer

With the launch of Apple Music, there are now more music streaming options on the market than ever before. Here's our guide to picking the right one for you.

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IKEA Crib Mattress Recall: What to Know and What to Do Next

IKEA Crib Mattress Recall: What to Know and What to Do Next

IKEA has recalled 14 years of crib mattresses due to an entrapment risk. Here's what you need to know.

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Watch Today's Historic Orioles vs. White Sox Game Today Free at MLB.tv

Watch Today's Historic Orioles vs. White Sox Game Today Free at MLB.tv

In a completely unprecedented move for Major League Baseball, commissioner Rob Manfred agreed to close this afternoon's game at Baltimore's Camden Yards to the public - but the game is still on, resulting in a historic game that the entire country is invited to watch.

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Taxpayers Have Been Scammed Out Of $15.5M Since 2013. Here's How To Avoid Tax Scams.

Taxpayers Have Been Scammed Out Of $15.5M Since 2013. Here's How To Avoid Tax Scams.

Tax season can be stressful, even for those to whom the IRS owes money. For those who are faced with a tax bill, it's worse. But nothing compares to how awful tax season can be for those who are scammed out of money by scammers posing as tax collectors.

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Target Extends Return Policy to 1-Year for Gift Registries and Select Brands

Target Extends Return Policy to 1-Year for Gift Registries and Select Brands

Target announced today that effectively immediately, the return window for gift registry purchases and Target-owned brands has been extended from 90 days to one year. 

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