14 Amazing Patio Deals to Beautify Your Backyard

14 Amazing Patio Deals to Beautify Your Backyard

My husband and I moved into our new house last year, and if you're a regular reader, you'll know we've been working to spruce it up for less every since. First, we did the kitchen, then the bathroom, and with the arrival of spring, we got a whole new to-do list. It's time for patio season!

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Best Credit Card Signup Bonuses for May 2017

Best Credit Card Signup Bonuses for May 2017

Here is a current list of our top five favorite credit card signup bonus offers. Consider all of of these to be highly recommended. If you’re new, I realize that it can be scary to apply for any credit card, but if you are diligent about paying your bills on time and in full, the rewards are endless.

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I canceled my cable subscription, and this is what I've learned.

I canceled my cable subscription, and this is what I've learned.

I canceled my cable two years ago, and it saves me about $44 per month. Here's what it's been like so far.

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5 Clever Packing Hacks for Budget Air Travelers

5 Clever Packing Hacks for Budget Air Travelers

With airlines making increasingly bewildering customer service decisions and adding extraneous fees for basic amenities like checked and (heaven forbid) carry-on bags, air travel can be taxing for even the most seasoned flyer. I should know: my face gets numb when I discover hidden baggage fees, and my right eye twitches at the mere mention of fuel surcharges.

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The 6 Best Things to Buy in May

The 6 Best Things to Buy in May

Spring is almost over, and you know what that means: it's time for end-of-season sales! Add Mother's Day and Memorial Day sales to the mix, and May is just a recipe for a month full of deals.

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These 26 Retailers are Closing Stores in 2017. Is Your Favorite Brand on the List?

These 26 Retailers are Closing Stores in 2017. Is Your Favorite Brand on the List?

We thought 2016 was a rough year for retailers, but the store closure announcements from top brands haven't stopped in 2017. There have been so many lately that it’s actually hard to keep track of which retailers are going out of business, which are closing stores, and which are shifting their focus to online sales.

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Best Credit Cards for Travel Purchases in 2017

Best Credit Cards for Travel Purchases in 2017

When traveling, you want to put the bulk of your expenses on a credit card can will give you the best return for your spending. While there are dozens of cards currently on the market, a few of them can help frequent travelers save on their travel purchases in a big way. Here are our favorites.

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How to Use Trade-in Programs to Get a New Smartphone (for Less!)

How to Use Trade-in Programs to Get a New Smartphone (for Less!)

The first iPhone came out in early 2007, and ever since, the annual race to upgrade your phone to the newest model has been on. But let's face it – that gets expensive. With today's launch of the hotly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S8, you might be feeling the upgrade itch. So how can you get that new phone without breaking the bank? Trade-ins!

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The Best Beginner Credit Cards for 2017

The Best Beginner Credit Cards for 2017

If you've never had a credit card before, getting started with one can be pretty daunting for the beginner. Without any experience in the world of credit, how are you supposed to know where to start, or which card to apply for first?

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11 Easy Ways to Save Money While Saving the Planet

11 Easy Ways to Save Money While Saving the Planet

Here at Brad's Deals, we're all about finding ways to keep a little extra cash in your pocket, and it just so happens that going green often saves you green, too.

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