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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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15 Healthy Recipe Swaps That Save You Calories from AllYou.com

A few weeks ago, I was baking cupcakes and decided to try out the trend of swapping unsweetened applesauce for oil in the batter. It’s an easy one-to-one swap and I would definitely recommend it. Honestly, there wasn’t much of a difference in taste and it cut approximately 450 calories and 55 grams of fat off the full recipe! If […]

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How to Find Cheaper Furniture

If you’ve been putting off a major purchase for your home–like buying a new couch–now just might be the time to spring for it.

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3 Simple Ways to Prevent Identity Theft

Last week the FBI warned U.S. retailers that credit card breaches, like the one Target experienced over the holidays, could be on the rise. So, how can you protect yourself and your personal information?

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How To Shop For the Best Fashion Deals

Want to know how to score the best deals and never pay full price when shopping your favorite fashion retailers? Of course you do. We asked Shop It To Me, one of the internet’s best resources for shopping and sales, to share some of their favorite tips and tricks. Here’s what they had to say: • Although it may not have […]

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A Smart Way to Use Fewer Paper Towels

Whether you’re looking to cut down on buying excess paper towel  for economical or environmental reasons, try this clever trick Joe Smith, an “advocate for proper paper towel usage,” gave at a recent TED Talk: After washing your hands, shake your hand twelve (“the biggest number with one syllable”) quick times, and then dry with one piece of folder paper towel. It […]

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Wednesday Trivia: Surprising Super Bowl XLVIII Facts

Super Bowl XLVIII is this Sunday, February 2—and it’s the first time the big game will be played in the New York metropolitan area. If you’re not a fan of the Denver Broncos or the Seattle Seahawks, maybe these fun facts from Mashable will pique your interest. Our favorite tidbit? The crazy prices attached to the game. A Days Inn […]

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An Easy Way to Save on Gas

Road rage can cost you. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, aggressive driving guzzles up 33% more gas on the highway and 5 percent more on smaller streets. To avoid paying more at the pump, take this advice from AAA: Pretend there’s an egg under the gas pedal. When you accelerate, you don’t want to hit the pedal so […]

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A Quick Tip for Finding Inexpensive Glasses

If you don’t want to pay top dollar for pricey pairs of designer glasses, look to the web: Online retailers like Zenni Optical, Coastal.com, and Warby Parker (which does have a few brick and mortar stores) cut out the middleman of licensing companies and optical shops, which can lead to hundred of dollars in savings for consumers. You’ll need to visit […]

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Tell-Tale Areas to Check Before You Buy New Clothes

Just because a store is selling something new, it doesn’t mean that the item is in perfect condition. Sometimes clothing start to fall apart from the wear-and-tear of being tried on over and over again by other shoppers. The next time you’re about to purchase a garment, check these high-stress points that often get damaged: • Holes in underarms • […]

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