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Don’t Get Shocked by your Electric Bill

July 25, 2014 |

Some household appliances and gadgets use electricity even when they are not on. Last month we talked about six ways to save money on your water bill. Another bill that comes rolling in every month is your electricity bill. Being aware of your energy consumption can save you money all through the year. Here are some tips to help you out. Read More

6 Ways to Stop Flushing Money Down the Drain

June 25, 2014 |

One of the best ways to save money is by cutting down on your monthly bills. One that you have a lot of control over is your water bill. Here are some quick tips and tricks to help you start saving on your water use. Read More

Registry Must-Haves: 10 Wedding Gifts You Will Still Use in 20 Years

May 28, 2014 |

Creating a wedding registry is a rite of passage for engaged couples. Running around Bed, Bath and Beyond armed with your registry scanner can seem like a fun way to spend an afternoon, but the decisions you make could impact your life a decade or two down the road. You'll probably get more gifts on your wedding day than at any other point in your life. Get the most value out of your stash of wedding gifts by taking some advice from those with the most insight. According to couples who have been married for many, many years, these are the ten weddings gifts you will still use in 20 years. Read More

Day-by-Day Deals: Your Daily Shopping Guide

March 5, 2014 |

Did you know that the price you pay for certain commodities can differ from one day to the next? And we’re not talking a few cents here or there. By choosing the right day of the week to buy airline tickets, clothing, gas and other items, you can save 40% or more. Use this guide to plan your shopping for the week. Read More

What to Buy and What Not to Buy in February

February 5, 2014 |

Ever notice how some items seem more expensive in certain months but dirt cheap at other times of the year? It’s not your imagination. Retailers mark up items when they are in demand and offer deep discounts on them when they’re out of season. If you’re looking to make some big-ticket purchases in February, find out what to buy and what things should wait. Read More

When It's Better to Shop In-Store

January 27, 2014 |

Online shopping has its perks. Where else but the Internet can you shop at dozens of stores at 3 a.m. in your pajamas? Plus, there are so many great deals available. However, not everything is cheaper online. Once you pay for shipping or have to return a pair of pants several times because they’re the wrong size, you’ll often save more money shopping in-store. It’s cheaper to buy most things online, but here are five things that you should buy in person. Read More

How Your Freezer Can Save You Money

March 7, 2012 | 1

Out of just about any appliance running in your kitchen, the freezer could very well have the power to save you the most money. Since March is National Frozen Food Month it's the perfect opportunity to make sure this faithful tool is reaching its full potential in your household.

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J.C. Penney Launches New Pricing Strategy: What It Means for You

January 31, 2012 |

Come February 1st, J.C. Penney customers can kiss goodbye the madness and mess of traditional sale shopping at this chain of American mid-range department stores, and welcome clear, straightforward, predictable pricing instead. The 100+ year old company is taking a leap into the unknown by trying to entice, or retrain rather, bargain thirsty shoppers of the current weak economy to appreciate and accept an everyday low price in place of a fluctuating, unpredictable sale price. What's their bait? The promise of permanently marking down all of their merchandise by at least 40 percent.

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Don't Get Burned by Repair Costs: Prepare Your Furnace for Winter

November 29, 2011 |

As temperatures dip, the demand you put on your furnace increases. Don't get left out in the cold—it's important to make sure your home's heating system is ready to kick into high gear. However, before you hire someone to do the work, consider the warnings issued by the Better Business Bureau. The organization says reports of costly fake furnace fixes are on the rise.

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Black Friday Deals: Sitewide Savings at JCPenney

November 15, 2011 |

JCPenney announced its plans for Black Friday deals, and it looks like it's going to be a real crowd pleaser with huge price drops in every department. You can check out all of JCPenney's Black Friday prices here; keep in ... Read More

What's New for Fall at Crate & Barrel

September 12, 2011 |

Are you ready to switch out your sunny, summer decor for something a little more in tune with the changing weather? Sure, it may still be hot where you are, but as the temperature cools and we shift towards moving back indoors, you should make sure your home matches the mood of the season. Crate and Barrel is in tune with what your home needs for autumn: earth tones, cozy textures, and furniture that's warm and welcoming for friends and family. Check out a few of these highlights from their fall catalog.Read More