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Best Kirkland Products You Should Buy at Costco

Costco has turned on its head the notion that a store brand is a notch below a national brand. How? By using its coast-to-coast strength to strong-arm suppliers to put quality as well as value into its Kirkland...

Expensive Products Worth Every Penny

Ever wonder why certain brands cost so much? Prestige is one factor. Owning a pricey product from a coveted maker carries cachet. People know it and aspire to it. If money is no object, by all means load up on...

Amazon Prime Day 2018: Best Things to Buy

With Amazon Prime Day just around the corner, starting July 16 at 3 p.m. ET and running for 36 hours, questions beg: What do I buy? What do I avoid? Do I even play into the hype of what some consider an overblown...

Watch Out for Online Travel Traps

Snagging one last getaway before Labor Day sounds like an end-of summer treat, but if you spot a bargain from an online travel agency, do a little homework before you hand over your money.SEE ALSO: 34 Best Travel...

33 Super Deals and Discounts for 2018

Shopping Get the real deal for less To buy luxury goods for at least one-third less than their estimated retail value, visit The Real Real (www.therealreal.com), where you'll find consigned men's, women's and...

When Is Amazon Prime Day 2018?

Amazon Prime Day is the online retailer's Black-Friday-in-July play, and now we know when it launches: Monday, July 16 at 3 p.m. ET, running a full day and a half.SEE ALSO: The Best Benefits of Amazon Prime The...

Inflation is Coming: Why Your Wallet May Take...

Inflation is coming, which sounds eerily similar to House Stark's refrain in Game of Thrones, "Winter is Coming." In many ways, it's a reasonable metaphor. SEE ALSO: Inflation Heads Higher at Moderate...

Some of the Best Apps for Sending Money...

Are you looking for an easy, low-cost solution to send money overseas or to friends and family members domestically using a mobile device? That's something I've been looking into a lot recently after my daughter...

4 Things You Must Know Before Buying...

If you wear prescription glasses, you know the drill: You go in for an eye exam at an eyewear retail chain, such as America's Best or MyEyeDr., and the optometrist on duty breaks the news that you need a new...

Secrets to Shopping at Costco

A Costco membership opens doors, quite literally, to a vast selection of bulk-size groceries and household goods selling at discounted prices. But buying potato chips and toilet paper by the case is just the...

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