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Generic Beauty Buys

Everyone knows that generic products are cheaper than brand-name items, but does the same rule apply when it comes to beauty products? Find out here.

Single-Serve Coffee Savings

Single-serve coffee is convenient, but the costs can add up. Here's how to save on your home brew, one cup at a time.

Save by Purchasing These Generic Products

Generic brands have come a long way. Not only are they cheaper than name-brand products, but they taste just as good, if not better. Here's why you should consider the switch.

Stay Frugal With Food Buying Clubs

Tired of throwing food away? You can save big by joining a food buying club to make sure your ingredients and meals won't go to waste. Here's how.

Save on Last Minute Hotel Rooms

When it comes to booking hotel rooms for the holidays, it pays to wait until the last minute. Here's how to get maximum savings when you travel.

Save on Gifts That Keep on Giving

If you still have holiday shopping to do, consider buying a gift that keeps on giving. Here are three great ideas that will bring joy to your loved one all year long.

How to Save on Stocking Stuffers

Holiday stocking stuffers aren't usually expensive, but if you have a lot of people in your family, they can really add up. Here are some tips on how to get the most for your money on small gift items this holiday season.

Winterize Your Lawn Tools and Save

Storing your lawn tools the right way can save you money come spring. Here's how to keep your equipment in top shape when you're not using it -- with little to no cost.

December Deals and Duds

Save on traditionally high-priced items, and find out which products you should avoid buying during the month of December.

Budget-Friendly Gift Basket Options

Christmas gift baskets are expensive. To keep costs low, use these tips to put a DIY spin on your holiday present and save while showing loved ones you care.

Budget-Conscious Christmas Party Tips

If you're planning on throwing a holiday party, there are ways to do it without breaking the bank. Get tips on decorations, serving suggestions and more to make sure you save on your soiree.

Save When You Send Holiday Cards

Holiday cards are a great way to show someone you care, but with postage prices at an all-time high, it pays to find a cheaper way to send your greetings. Here's how.

Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday Buys

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are great times to get deals. Here are some tips on how to navigate the bargains on each day so you can get the most out of your holiday shopping.

Decoding Food Expiration Dates

The truth is, there are no hard and fast rules when it comes to food expiration dates. Before you clean out the fridge, find out how long you can keep certain products before they actually go bad.

Gourmet Thanksgiving Leftovers

If you want to maximize your Thanksgiving meal, find a few creative ways to use your leftovers. Here are a couple of ideas to get you started.

Mark Your Calendar: Special Holiday Sales

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are known for offering the best deals, but a new crop of shopping days are presenting even bigger discounts. Find out when to shop here.

Now's the Time to Book Holiday Travel

Traveling during the holidays can come at a premium. Use these tips to ensure that you get the lowest prices for flights and travel during Christmas and New Year's.

Top 3 Money-Saving Apps to Download Now

These days, your smartphone may be the key to getting the lowest prices on groceries, clothes and more. Here are the top three money-saving apps you should download now.

How to Save on Shipping Costs

Shipping costs have a way of adding up. Here's the best way to save on the expense no matter what you're mailing.

Save on Streaming Subscriptions

If you're looking for an alternative to cable, think about subscribing to a streaming service. Here we compare Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon Prime and weigh in on which provider offers the most for your money.