Is It Cost-Effective to Grow Your Own Herbs?

Is It Cost-Effective to Grow Your Own Herbs?

Every spring, I brave the crowds at my neighborhood garden center to stock up on live potted herbs with idyllic notions about turning my little deck space into an urban herb garden to flavor my culinary creations throughout the summer. It never goes as planned. 

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13 of the Best Things to Buy in July

13 of the Best Things to Buy in July

July is turning into a deceptively great time to find bargains. The month starts out with Fourth of July sales, serves up Amazon's Prime Day and its copycats about a week later, and takes only a short breather before diving headlong into back-to-school sales. 

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3 Countries on 35,000 Miles? You Can Do That With Lufthansa Miles.

3 Countries on 35,000 Miles? You Can Do That With Lufthansa Miles.

Lufthansa's Miles and More program is probably one that frequent travelers overlook. It's a European airline, why would one even have miles in the program at all? However, since Lufthansa is a partner with several credit card products, as well as a member of Star Alliance, it may make sense for travel hackers to pay attention to the finer points of Lufthansa's program.

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Everything You Need for an Epic Summer BBQ on the Cheap

Everything You Need for an Epic Summer BBQ on the Cheap

Unless you plan to seek refuge indoors from the blazing heat, you may find yourself wanting to step outdoors for a good old-fashioned American barbecue. Since everyone needs a list to lead them, we’ve accumulated an all-star array of must-haves. You may be lacking in one or two BBQ departments, so here’s a little help to fill in the gaps.

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Flying Blue Miles are Often Overlooked. Here's Why You Shouldn't Make that Mistake.

Flying Blue Miles are Often Overlooked. Here's Why You Shouldn't Make that Mistake.

Air France and KLM's Flying Blue program is often overlooked by frequent flyers for award redemptions. But even if you've never flown either of these airlines, you can take advantage of the program, because it is a transfer partner of every major credit card's currency. Here are the best uses of Flying Blue miles around the world.

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Prime Day 2017: When to Shop, Where to Shop & What to Expect

Prime Day 2017: When to Shop, Where to Shop & What to Expect

The "Black Friday in July" phenomenon had been slowly gaining traction for a few years when, in mid-summer 2015, Amazon made it official. Unfortunately, after a hyped-up announcement declaring its first annual Prime Day sale to be "better than Black Friday," Amazon fell completely flat, but that hasn't stopped the retail industry from taking this fake holiday and running with it.

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Senior Discounts: 100+ Stores Offering Discounts for Senior Citizens

Senior Discounts: 100+ Stores Offering Discounts for Senior Citizens

Gone are the days of your grandmother's "early bird special" at the local diner. As our baby boomers reach retirement age, hundreds of retailers are featuring new and improved discounts exclusively for the 60 and older crowd. We have composed a list of senior savings that will help you keep more cash in your pocket. Whoever said getting older was a bad thing, obviously didn't know about these fantastic senior discounts!

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Hey Black Friday shoppers, don't worry too much about that UPS holiday surcharge announcement.

Hey Black Friday shoppers, don't worry too much about that UPS holiday surcharge announcement.

It's barely summer, but UPS has already unveiled some of its plans for handling the busy holiday shopping season. 

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Should You Get a Store-Branded Credit Card? We Investigate.

Should You Get a Store-Branded Credit Card? We Investigate.

Make a purchase at a major retailer, and chances are the person checking you out is going to ask whether you want to sign up for a store-branded credit card. Usually signup comes with some discounts, like an across-the-board percentage off or rewards points, but are these cards actually a good deal?

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The US-Cuba Travel Policy Changed Again. Here's How it Might Affect Your Upcoming Trip.

The US-Cuba Travel Policy Changed Again. Here's How it Might Affect Your Upcoming Trip.

The Trump administration recently reversed a key Obama initiative, which opened up commerce ties between the U.S. and Cuba. This will have a serious effect on all future travel to the island, so if you have a trip to Cuba scheduled in the coming months, this could disrupt those plans.

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