by Wendy Rose Gould Apr 2nd 2014 6:00AM
Some bargains for April (like summer air travel) look ahead. Some (like winter gear) look behind. And some (like spring cleaning) are all about the moment.
Here are five areas that conventional wisdom says you should spend more on - and five instances where it's definitely better to spend less. Or nothing at all.
Do forget to carry and use your coupons and loyalty cards? These tips will help let your turn those bits of paper and pieces of plastic into cold cash.
Plans to save money by refinancing hit a wall, and time was running out. Luckily, a re-evaluation of maintenance and repair costs for his house and boats yielded the answer.