Stories & Features

New Ways to Stay In Shape When You Travel

Forget about lounging in your hotel room with the TV remote when you travel. Hotels are giving guests plenty of ways to stay active in body and mind.See Also: Are You Tipping Enough When You Travel? Hit the road...

New Ways to See Movies for Less

The average cost of a movie ticket is $8.65, up 26% from a decade ago, according to Box Office Mojo, an industry-trend-reporting service. In Los Angeles and New York, movie tickets can cost almost twice that. But...

How Retailers Track Customers Online and Offline

Kiplinger's spoke with Joseph Turow (pictured above), a professor of communication at the University of Pennsylvania and author of "The Aisles Have Eyes: How Retailers Track Your Shopping, Strip Your Privacy, and...

11 Secrets of Home Improvement Shopping at Lowe's

There are people who like the convenience of their neighborhood Home Depot. And there are those who will drive right by just to reach the nearest Lowe's home improvement center. Me? I'm a Lowe's person, and not...

3 Little-Known Ways to Save Big on Your Next...

Your go-to hardware store may once have been that mom-and-pop shop on a downtown corner in Everytown, USA. That joint's likely out of business now thanks to that orange-tinged big box giant, Home Depot. But if...

Secrets to Shopping at Home Depot

Home Depot is probably the first retailer to come to mind when you're thinking "ubiquitous big-box hardware store." The rise of these orange-hued home-improvement centers was a revelation to those who grew up...

Surprising Benefits of Amazon Prime

Many of us first signed up for Amazon Prime years ago to take advantage of free two-day shipping, and stayed with it as the giant online retailer edged the annual fee toward the triple-digit mark. But what are...

Costco Expands Online Grocery Delivery With Shipt

As much as Costco loves to see its members crowd store aisles, the wholesale club also recognizes the lucrative potential of online shopping. After all, as Amazon.com has proven, some shoppers are willing to pay...

Things You Didn't Know About Discount Grocer Aldi

For many shoppers who are serious about spending less on groceries, a trip to discount supermarket Aldi is a weekly ritual. The chain, founded in Germany, credits its rock-bottom prices to low labor and operating...

The Best Ways to Snag Bargain Airfares

Kiplinger's interviewed Scott Keyes (pictured above), who writes an e-mail newsletter, Scott's Cheap Flights, that sends out international airfare deals to 350,000 subscribers. Read excerpts from our interview...

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Basics of Money

FAQs About Health Savings Accounts

As employers search for ways to lower their health care costs, they're encouraging employees to sign...

How to Save for Retirement If You Don't Have a...

For millions of Americans, a 401(k) plan is an essential item in the employee playbook. As far as...

Master the Money Market

The money market is a collective name that describes all the different ways in which governments,...

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