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15 Retailers That Offer the Most Coupons

Some retailers release coupon codes on a predictably regularly basis, and are therefore more likely to pay off in savings if you take the time to search before placing an order. We dove deep into our coupon database, sorting through every offer we posted in 2013, to find out which stores are the best.

You'll Never Believe How Much Twitter and Nike Paid for Their Logos

This infographic tells the story behind the world's most famous logos, including the subliminal messages that brands are trying to convey. Plus, we bet you'll never guess how much it cost Twitter and Nike to score their now-iconic images.

53% of Walmart Shoppers Prefer Amazon to Walmart.com: What's the Deal?

Walmart may be the world's largest retailer, but when it comes to online shopping, the megastore lags behind the competition — even with its own customer base.

7 Ways Warehouse Clubs Make You Spend More Money

You may go to a warehouse club like Costco with a shopping list and be determined to stick to it, but how often do you leave with more goods than you expected to buy? We dug into the psychology of warehouse clubs and found the seven ways they prey on your wallet.

This Is How Brick-and-Mortar Stores Are Trying to Hook You

Stores are constantly developing ways to get your hooked, from dressing rooms that text selfies to your friends, to racetrack layouts that let you charge through the aisles. Here's how your favorite retailer is getting you to buy and come back.

16 Free and Cheap April Fools' Day Pranks

There are two types of people on April 1: Pranksters and suckers. Want to be a prankster, but don't have the money to pull off an elaborate April Fools' Day gag? Check out our list of cheap pranks that you can pull on your friends with no money down!

Senate Report Blames Target for Not Preventing, Stopping Data Breach

A new Senate report accuses Target of making mistakes and missing the warning signs that could have prevented last year's massive data breach. With more governmental investigations underway, lawsuits in the works, and public opinion (and revenues) sinking, Target's problems may just be beginning.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in April

Looking to spend some money online as the season changes? You might be surprised by what is and isn't a good deal in April. From early spring apparel sales to aggressive Xbox One prices, here is what's in store this month for the smart shopper.

Why Store Closings May Actually Be a Good Sign for Retailers

Earlier this month, Radio Shack & Staples announced plans to close hundreds of stores and focus on building their .com sales. Is this shift merely a result of a each outlet's woes? Or do such tactics point to something greater on the digital side of things?

10 Brand Social Media Campaigns That Ruled the Internet

Who would've thought that Grey Poupon could make mustard cool through the use of Facebook? Or that Burger King could convince people to de-friend in the name of a free hamburger? Welcome to the age of savvy brands on social media.

How to Avoid Identity Theft When Filing Your Taxes

Did you know that almost 1,000 Americans could become victims of identity theft when they file their taxes? Fortunately common sense and strategic measures can help cut the chances of this happening. We got an expert to give us some tips for making sure your Tax Day doesn't result in identity theft.

Today Is the Last Day to Get Amazon Prime at the Lower Rate

Amazon announced that it will start charging $99 a year for Prime, but there's still time to lock in the lower rate. Today is your last opportunity to subscribe and pay just $79 for the shipping service.

Survey Says: RadioShack's Prices Are Too High & No One Shops Online

RadioShack wants to be rid of its dusty old image, but according to our readers, shoppers overwhelmingly turn to the retailer for emergencies rather than big purchases. Why? Because the prices aren't good enough.

Americans Will Rack Up a $255 Million Bar Tab This St. Patrick's Day

While it was St. Patrick who drove the snakes out of Ireland, even he with his mighty staff cannot cast off the hangovers set to occur on March 18. After all, Americans will reportedly spend an extra $10 million on beer this St. Patrick's Day.

Huge Bitcoin Exchange Goes Belly-up; What Does This Mean for the Currency?

The largest Bitcoin exchange in the world has shuttered its windows after apparently losing hundreds of millions of dollars in Bitcoins after a long-term hacker attack. The fallout has resulted in an increased scrutiny of Bitcoin safety — leading more people to consider pulling their Bitcoins offline — and raises questions about how far this nascent unregulated financial market will go.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in March

Spring is at our doorstep, and even if you're planning to stay glued to the couch for all of March Madness, you'll also likely be doing a bit of spring shopping. To help you save big, we've gathered information on the most savvy purchases this month. From chocolates to gaming consoles, here are the best and worst things to buy in March.

The Best Senior Discounts from A to Z

Although you may think there's a stigma to asking for a senior discount, once you see some of the deals that are available, you might reconsider; many major brands offer great incentives for adults as young as age 50. To help you get started, we've researched some of the best senior citizen discounts.

51% of People Will Save Their Tax Refund, 17% More Than Last Year

Even though a whopping 32% of our readers claim to fear taxes more than death, the outlook for this year's tax season isn't too bad. Read on to find out what the average tax refund is for an individual, as well as details on what everyone is spending their money on.

Europe Now Pays More for Amazon Prime; Bad News For America?

Amazon just increased the price of Prime in the UK and Germany by 64%. Does that mean that higher rates are on the way for American shoppers as well?

VIDEO: Clowns Are Dying and It's No Laughing Matter

According to a recent report, clown membership has been dropping for years, and there are currently only 2,500 "official" clowns in this world. Are we headed for a clown crisis (and a world that's slightly less horrifying)?

A Morally Dubious Guide to Celebrating Valentine's Day on the Cheap

Valentine's Day is just so expensive. Flowers, chocolates, fancy dinners, jewelry, and a greeting card?! It's too much! Fret not, as we've come up with ways to save money on Valentine's Day effluvia and what-nots. And only some of them are morally dubious!

Newegg Premier Is Like Amazon Prime for DIY Geeks

In a move that should make Amazon think twice about its rumored Prime price hike, Newegg announced it will begin testing a Prime-like delivery service. In addition to expedited shipping, the $49.99 annual cost of Newegg Premier will also offer perks like exclusive deals, free returns, and waived restocking fees. But is Newegg's cheaper service an instant win for the DIY crowd or are you better off keeping that 50 bucks in your pocket?

Fewer People Will Celebrate Valentine's Day This Year

The National Retail Federation is predicting that Valentine's Day spending will top $17.3 billion this year, which is actually less than in years past. What's the deal?

What to Expect from Presidents' Day Sales

While you might associate February with deals on Valentine's Day fare like chocolates and flowers, most of this month's sales will occur around Presidents' Day. These sales boast a ton of promotions on everything from clothing to computers, but are any of them actually worth your time?

The Future of Credit Card Security: Paying Safely in a Post-Target World

As many shoppers are now aware, Target experienced a massive security breach between November 27 and December 15, 2013, with the personal data of up to 110 million customers having been compromised. In January, Neiman Marcus experienced a similar hack and in the weeks since, various expert reports have suggested that even more stores are currently also at risk. This has left many consumers wondering: How have so many retailers been hoodwinked by hackers? And is there any truly safe way to pay for goods outside of cash? To help better understand the changing credit card landscape consumers are facing, we've laid out all the details on what information might have been at risk and explore the various ways consumers can shop online and remain secure.

Infographic: 64% of Online Retailers Have Serious Password Problems

These days, we're trusting more and more online retailers to protect our data. Many websites require you to make an account, even if you only plan to shop there once. Faced with the difficult task of making up a unique password for tens, maybe hundreds of sites, many of us fall back on the bad habit of using bad passwords. Unfortunately, a new study showed that 64% of online retailers don't seem to care whether their shoppers are making strong passwords or not.

65% of Shoppers Won't Pay More for Amazon Prime

Just days after Amazon broke the news that it may raise the cost of its popular Prime shipping service by $20 or as much as $40, consumers have taken to the Internet to voice their opinion. While many found it hard to justify a higher price, others claimed a lack of new content on Amazon Instant Video, coupled with the price hike, as reason enough to quit.

Amazon May Increase the Cost of Prime by $20 to $40

Amazon's incredibly popular streaming and shipping program, Amazon Prime, may soon see a price hike of $20 to $40. While nothing has been finalized, a price increase would obviously have serious implications for the rumored 20 million Prime members.

What to Expect from Valentine's Day Deals

Though it's not an official holiday, Valentine's Day is still a big day for many retailers. And while we'll see discounts on everything from roses to jewelry, not every promotion is worth your time or money. To separate Cupid's hits from his misses, we researched past Valentine's Day sales to help you find your significant other the right Valentine's Day gift at the right price.

8 Retailers That Offer Same-Day Delivery

Can you imagine shopping from the comfort of your home and not having to wait two days to receive your purchases? Or how about shopping in-store ('cause sometimes that's fun, too!) and having someone else whisk your purchases home for you? For many consumers, same-day delivery is like a dream come true, but in fact, it's a reality in select cities across the country. Check out these eight retailers that are proud to offer same-day delivery and see how they stack up against one another.

5 Easy Ways to Prepare and File Your Taxes Online

The only two things certain in life are death and taxes. We can't predict the former, but we do know that you shouldn't let April 15 sneak up on you! Get a head start on the paperwork and file your 2013 taxes with any of these five e-filing services.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in February

February may be the shortest month of the year, but it's certainly not lacking in savings. You might not score as big of a discount as you would prefer on a Valentine's Day gift, but this month you'll find deals on several necessities like winter coats and tax software. We've sorted through our archives of sales, coupons, and daily deals to find out what the best and worst things are to buy in February.