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How to Get Your Mail-In Rebate

Dastardly. Tricky. Confusing. If that’s how you feel about mail-in rebates, you’re not alone. You painstakingly fill out the form only to get rejected worse than when your seven-grade crush said that he was actually in love with your best friend. But fear not! These tips will have your mailbox full of rebate goodies. • Know your dates. It sounds easy enough, […]

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Wednesday Trivia: In Movies, More Women, More Money

You may be familiar with the time-old, eye roll inducing argument that major audiences don’t want to pay money to see women in movies—at least, not women actually talking to each other in movies about things that aren’t related to the men. While anyone who’s seen how successful Frozen is knows that cliché is simply not accurate, it’s been proven […]

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Cheap Ways to Make an Outfit Look Expensive

The biggest fashion trends need not drain your budget—in fact, subtle touches like zippers, small sequins, and beating with a matte finish usually pass for good quality even when made inexpensively. “A button covered in fabric looks more couture,” says Phillip Bloch, a Los Angeles–based stylist and the author of The Shopping Diet. Another embellishment that looks fancy, not tacky: […]

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A Super Simple Tip For Tailoring Jeans

Bringing your new boot-cuts (or skinnies, or wide-legs…) to the tailor for a hem job? Make sure you toss those jeans into the laundry first. Denim shrinks a bit when you wash it, which can cause the length of the inseam to shorten slightly. Putting your new jeans through two wash-and-dry cycles before you get them hemmed will spare you the grief […]

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Get Great Grocery Deals Near You from AllYou.com

Want to save money on your weekly groceries? Clipping coupons is a thing of the past. Bring yourself into the digital age with the new, interactive Grocery Deal Finder tool from AllYou.com. Here’s how it works: Enter your zip code and the items you want to buy. Based on this information, the tool will compare prices at stores near you […]

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10 Ways to Get Freebies for Your Wedding by SHEFINDS.com

Although I’m not currently planning a wedding myself, at my age, I almost always know someone who is. Recently, my younger sister got engaged (congratulations, Mel!). In an effort to help her plan the wedding of her dreams, I came across this helpful piece on SHEFINDS.com. This story gives 10 clever tips to help you stick to your budget without […]

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An Affordable Alternative to Expensive Urgent-Care

If you’ve ever had to foot the bill for a trip to the emergency room or urgent-care center, or had trouble nabbing a last-minute doctor’s office appointment, you know how expensive and inconvenient medical visits can be. Next time, if you have a serious but not life-threatening malady, consider seeking out a medical clinic at a nearby pharmacy. Chain pharmacies […]

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A Money-Saving Tip for Planning a Trip

Say you’re planning a trip to a destination that’s hours away—Do you drive? Fly? Take a train? Making the decision can be quite time consuming, but a new feature on Google Maps makes the daunting task easier. All you have to do is type in your starting point and destination, and Google Maps conveniently lets you compare all of your […]

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A Money-Saving Tip for Ordering at a Restaurant

Though cooking your own meals is a surefire way to save money on food, there are still ways to cut back on expenses when you do have the occasional meal out. When you look at a restaurant’s menu, keep your focus in the middle of the dish list, rather than the top or the bottom. It’s there you’ll find the […]

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How to Get the Lowest Airfares

Use this quick tip to ensure you’re getting the lowest fare available.

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