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Angela Colley

Angela Colley

Angela Colley is an accomplished journalist with a decade-long track record of helping people lead easier, more informed lives. She currently writes investigative news and feature stories about business and your money. Her work has appeared on other popular publications like MSN Money, Yahoo! Finance, MainStreet, CNBC, Business Insider, and The Huffington Post. Angela has also been praised by publications like Bankrate and Kiplinger and interviewed as a personal finance expert on KGO Radio for San Francisco’s Consumer Talk program.

Angela Colley's Most Recent Blog Posts

4 Things People Without Kids Should Buy During Back-to-School Sales

If you think back-to-school sales are only for parents, you might be missing out on some good deals. Here are four great back-to-school buys that people without kids should consider.

6 Hidden Costs of Being in a Wedding Party

Being a bridesmaid or groomsman is fun, but it sure can be expensive. So what exactly are you paying for? We outline the six biggest costs of being in a wedding and offer tips on how you can save on each.

11 Ideas for Throwing a Budget-Friendly Cookout

If you've got a backyard, you need to host a great barbecue this summer. But that doesn't mean you have to go broke in the process. Here are 11 ways you can "trim the fat" and throw a budget-friendly cookout.

How to Get Comfortable, Affordable Women's Shoes That Last for Years

The priciest shoes aren't always the best for your feet. From heels to boots, we show you how to find great footwear at every price point.

The Perfect Hair Brush for EVERY Type of Hair

Think you can treat all hair alike? Think again. From thick to thin hair, detangling to styling, here are the brushes to suit your hair type and needs.

The Ultimate Grocery Shopping Guide: Get the Best Deals on Household Essentials!

It's not all in your head: Your grocery bill really is more expensive these days. But all hope isn't lost. We'll show you all the ways to save on groceries, no matter how you shop, and whether you buy online, in bulk, during sales, or cashing in on coupons.

What a Waste! 10 Times Stores Sent Ridiculous Packaging

We all know the drill: Reduce, reuse, recycle. But why aren't our favorite online retailers on board? We found 10 crazy examples of ridiculous, wasteful packaging that prove it's time for those retailers to rethink how products are shipped.

Everything You Know About Millennials is Wrong: 5 Money Myths About Gen Y

Bashing millennials makes for interesting press, but this generation isn't entitled, irresponsible, or indebted. Well, not as much as you've heard, anyway. Our DealNews survey shows a generation doing their best to minimize debt, increase savings, and spend wisely, after coming of age during the Great Recession.

Get What You Really Want! A Guide to Store Trade-In Policies

Now that the holidays are over, you can return unwanted gifts for store credit or even cash. Amazon, Gazelle, Target, and others all have trade-in programs, but rules vary.

What Is Small Business Saturday? How to Snag Deals on Local Goods

Wedged between the two mega-shopping holidays, Small Business Saturday is a chance to get discounts on unique goods and support your local business community. Here, you can learn all about Small Business Saturday and how to snag the best deals — and maybe this year, you'll want to head down the street for your holiday shopping.