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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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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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5 Last-Minute Holiday Shopping Tips

Too late? No way. I’ve you’ve been putting off holiday shopping (your friend already has everything, the crowds are too much to handle), time is running out. Use these smart tips, courtesy of SheFinds founder Michelle Madhok, to check everyone off of your list just in the nick of time.

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How to Shop at Fast-Fashion Megastores

You may get a great deal on a new blazer at fast-fashion megastores like H&M, but navigating the aisles can monopolize an entire afternoon. Here, Andrea Howe, the founder of style blog FortheLoveOf.net, shares five tips for an easier shopping experience.

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Cotton Sheets, Decoded

When it comes to sheets, cotton is king (and queen and full and twin). In other words: It’s the best. But how do the various types of cotton differ? Here’s your answer. Top-of-the-line sheets are 100 percent Egyptian cotton. Second best is 100 percent pima cotton, also known by the trademarked name Supima. If a label says simply, “100 percent cotton,” […]

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Is Black Friday Now Black Thursday?

Many major retailers have announced that they are opening their deal-filled doors on Thanksgiving Day and not waiting until 12 a.m. on Black Friday. This news has been met with both deal-seekers’ glee and traditionalists’ scorn (there’s even a petition from a Target employee). Here’s a sample schedule to prove that 8 p.m. is the new 12 a.m: Target: Opening Thursday […]

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Walk a Mile in Somebody’s Shoes

Specifically, try Ecco’s. The company, which got its start in Denmark and has been around for more than 40 years now, just launched a new line called Sculptured 65, an approachably fashionable collection of bliss-inducing heels (yes—heels!). They measure up to your favorite stilettos at 65mm, which is just under 3 inches, but what’s truly amazing about these shoes is […]

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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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Virtually Foolproof Help to Find Your Perfect Sunglasses

Glasses, whether of the sunny or optical variety, are one of those things that you must absolutely try (on) before you buy. If you’ve ever had the displeasure of borrowing a friend’s movie-star-worthy, super-cute shades only to realize as you catch a glimpse of yourself in the reflection of a store window that on you they are much less movie-star […]

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When You Buy a Superior Product, Should You Expect Superior Service?

I am having a problem at home.  No, not that kind—my husband and I are still on speaking terms, even if it is 95 degrees in most rooms of our house. The problem is that we are doing a gigantic, and gigantically expensive, project in our yard, and we are getting horrendous service from the Fancy Nationally Known Company that […]

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