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Worst Dollar Store Items That Aren’t Worth $1

Stocked with products that range from snacks, to cosmetics, to housewares, to holiday decorations and more, the dollar store is an ideal go-to venue for people shopping on a budget. However, although each item only costs $1, some dollar-store items just don’t offer the value you deserve and aren’t worth the price. Next time you …

Where to use coupons

5 Places to Find Great Coupons

Coupons are a fabulous way to save money. Depending on your specific coupon’s terms, you’ll save either a percentage or a set dollar amount off your purchase. And coupons aren’t just for groceries anymore. You can find them for toiletries, a restaurant meal, oil changes, and more! But how do you find coupons for products …

Save money on cooking

7 Low-Cost Substitutions for Expensive Ingredients

  Cooking at home saves a lot of money! However, some recipes call for ingredients that are way outside of your budget. Here are some inexpensive substitutions that many home cooks will appreciate. While gourmet foodies might be able to tell the difference, most people won’t be able to. 1. Filet Mignon Filet mignon is …

Free Dating Apps

Looking for Love? Try These 8 Free Dating Apps

Ten years ago, our online dating options were limited to eHarmony and Match.com, which required us to sit at home on our laptops and desktop computers looking for our next romantic partners. Today, smartphone apps have made the online dating process easier and more accessible, as we can now look for our perfect matches no …

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10 Things You Should Always Buy Used

The shiny, clean look of a brand-new lawn mower can motivate you to get up early on weekends, but won’t it get dirty after its first use, anyway? Getting behind the wheel of the latest car model can make you feel giddy, but is the brand-new car smell worth the extra thousands of dollars you’ll …

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Don’t Miss These Labor Day Deals

Labor Day weekend is a great time to find some of the best deals all year on tech. You’ll find sales on computers, tablets, phones and all the related stuff just about everywhere. Retailers, both brick and mortar stores and online e-tailers, are so happy to be out of the summer doldrums that they throw …

Save money with smartphone

7 Ways Your Smartphone Pays for Itself

The retail price of a new smartphone can range anywhere from $200 to $1,000 depending on the model, manufacturer, and features. While high prices such as these could make some people cringe, consider that the device comes with many tools that make the initial investment seem not only worthwhile but downright wise. Most of today’s …

Gift Cards

Tips for Using Small Remaining Balances on Gift Cards

After the holiday season and your birthday, you might find your wallet stuffed with gift cards from friends and family who didn’t quite know what to buy for you. Even after shopping to your heart’s content, you’re bound to end up with one or more cards that have small leftover balances on them. Perhaps you …

Save Money with Apps

10 Free Apps That Help You Save Money on Anything

You might know that clipping coupons helps you save money on groceries, and that major travel websites can help you save on airfare and hotels. But what if you could also save money on other everyday expenses such as doctor’s visits, parking, and cell phone bills? Check out these 10 free smartphone apps that can …

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