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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.

Back-Door Deals: 5 Ways to Save Big by Outwitting Big Companies

Shhhhh ... we have a few savings secrets to share, and they have nothing to do with coupons, daily deals or bargain bins. Brad Wilson of deal-hunting site Bradsdeals.com clues us in to these back-door ways to save that retailers probably don't want you to know.

Retailers Buff Up Rewards to Vie for Holiday Bucks

As holiday shopping season kicks into gear, retailers are going into overdrive in the battle for your bucks. And with daily deal web sites like Groupon and mobile shopping apps offering so many deals to online shoppers, the big stores are even more desperate to get you through the door.