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Should You Splurge or Save When Stocking Your Bar?

Fun fact: Today is National Rum Day. (So get yourself a mojito, stat!) If you don’t happen to have any rum on had, use this handy guide on how to stock your bar before you head to the liquor store. And here’s whether or not to spend or save on each spirit: Splurge on these: Bourbon Rum Tequila Whiskey and […]

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Would You Buy Food at the Dollar Store?

Have you ever considered buying food at the dollar store? If not, you might want to give it a try. Our experts recommend looking for packaged food (like baking mixes) that have a long shelf life. Just check the expiration dates and make sure it’s something you’ll use before it goes bad. With birthday parties and bake sales on the […]

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Save on Fruits and Veggies at Ethnic Markets

Trying to save some money? You might actually be able to save on produce by shopping at your local ethnic grocery store. Do a little comparison shopping, on items like avocados, mangoes, limes, and red onions to see how much you can save. For all other produce, buying when in season can save you around 10 to 15 percent. What […]

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Start at the Bottom to Score Flash Sale Deals

We’ve all been there: Eagerly refreshing our browser waiting for our favorite designer’s sale to start on one of those flash sale websites. Then, once you’re finally in, you see that the entire first row is already sold out or “on hold.” Next time, to avoid heartbreak and score a bargain, immediately head to the bottom of the sale page. […]

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Avoid That 3-Way Mirror and Save Money While Shopping

There’s a reason stores put that 3-way mirror that allows you to see every angle of those new jeans out in the common area. It turns out that just stepping out of the dressing room wearing a new piece makes you more likely to buy it. Compliments from salespeople and other customers boost your self-esteem and make you more attached […]

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How To: Save at the Salon

If you have a flexible schedule you can end up saving big at the salon. Ask if your stylist has off-peak pricing, which means you’ll save by booking an weekday afternoon appointment versus as Saturday morning appointment. Just remember that if you see your stylist consistently, you should tip on the full amount of the service. Get more money saving […]

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The Best Deals on the Restaurant Menu

The next time you’re out to eat remember these tips to keep your bill low: – The most well-priced items will be in the middle of the menu. Anything that’s advertised in a box or a different color likely has a high markup. – Chicken and pasta might be inexpensive to make at home, but the are going to have […]

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How to Save at the Movies

If you’re trying to see all of the contenders before the Oscars air on February 26th, (see the full list of nominees here), you’ll end up spending a lot at the local theater. To save some money, check to see if you can redeem your credit card reward points for movie tickets. Several cards have deals with theater chains or […]

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How to Get Gym Discounts

If you made the resolution to get in shape like much of the rest of the country, here’s how to do it without emptying your wallet. Check with your company to see if they have any deals with local gyms for discounted memberships, and with your alma mater, many universities will give alumni discounted memberships to their fitness center. Learn […]

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Get Ready: Tomorrow is Free Shipping Day

If you haven’t quite finished your holiday shopping (or if you haven’t even started). Tonight would be a good night to make your game plan because tomorrow, Friday, December 16th is Free Shipping Day. More than 1,000 online sellers will offer free shipping on all purchases. Get the whole list of participants on FreeShipping.org. And if you’re still looking for […]

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