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Frugal Fourth of July Ideas

If you're hosting a Fourth of July party, use these helpful tips to keep food and entertaining costs down.

Do Soda Makers Help You Save?

If you're a regular soda drinker making the bubbly stuff at home could save you big bucks. Find out if you should invest in a soda maker here.

Should You Splurge on Organic Eggs?

Are organic eggs worth the extra cost? Find out whether you should splurge on the more expensive variety or stick with the conventional kind here.

Best Ways to Preserve Perishables

If you preserve your perishables the right way, you can save big bucks. Here's how to store your edibles so you get the most for your money.

7 Foods to Buy When You're Broke

Some foods are better than others when you're trying to stretch a dollar. Here are seven that you should consider when funds are tight.

How This Family of 4 Lives Well on Just $14,000 a Year

Danielle Wagasky, her husband, and two kids live well and happily on just $14,000 a year: She's been sharing her efforts to live meaningfully and frugally on her blog, "Blissful and Domestic," since 2009, and was happy to tell us how she and her family make it work.

7 Ways To Bite Back at Rising Food Costs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts you' ll be paying about 3% more for your groceries the remainder of the year, and as much as 5% more in 2013, due in part to the nation's worst drought in 50 years. Increased food price don't have to take an oversized bite out of your budget: Here are seven ways to cut your supermarket bill.

How the Zagats Created a Social Reviewing Empire

Before social media was a gleam in the Internet's eye, Tim and Nina Zagat built a crowd-sourced culinary reviewing empire out of the simple idea that ordinary people could rank restaurants as well as any famous critic. Here's how they did it, and where the Zagat's guides are headed in the Digital Age.

Mancession Offers Insight Into Male Shopping Trends

Men have endured slightly higher unemployment rates than women, and as a result, they've been taking on more of the household shopping. The trend hasn't boded well for stores: On average, men spend less than women on each trip.

Walmart in Talks to Buy Russian Supermarket Chain

Walmart has renewed its efforts to purchase Russian supermarket chain Kopeika, following reports that competing Russian grocer X5's interest in acquiring it has waned, according to a Reuters article.

The Food Emporium Could Be Up for Sale

Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., owner of the A&P supermarket chain, may sell its Food Emporium stores as the 151-year-old company continues to try to turn around its finances by cutting costs and revamping leadership.

Supervalu Earnings: Grocer's Woes Continue

Grocery chain Supervalu reported a net income of 31 cents per share this morning for the last quarter, which ended May 10, a 40% decline year-over-year. An after-tax charge of 12 cents per share that brought the figure down, but the quarter was still a disappointment.

Is Trader Joe's Dive Into Sustainable Seafood Too Late to Help?

Trader Joe's plans to shift all of its seafood purchases to sustainable sources by the end of 2012. This extremely welcome move could herald a shift that can help save a deeply endangered food source. But sadly, it probably won't -- because the damage to fisheries may be past the point of no return.