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Did You Know That Some Amazon Items Are for Prime Members Only?

Recently, Amazon listed a handful of video games and movies as being "reserved exclusively for Prime members". While this isn't a new practice, it is one that makes some feel Amazon has become an exclusive club.

48 Major Retailers That Offer Free Shipping, and How to Get It

A lot of online stores will ship your orders for free, but those bargains often come with limitations. To help you navigate, we've put together a list of 48 retailers that offer free shipping, and some tips on how these deals work.

Buy This, NOT That: Mother's Day Gift Edition

You'll never be able to fully repay your mother for everything she's done for you over the years, but you should at least try to give her something meaningful for Mother's Day. Read on to see how you can avoid the cliches and opt for something more inventive.

What to Expect From 2016 Memorial Day Sales

While technically summer doesn't begin until June 20, most people consider Memorial Day to be the official start of the season — and with it you can expect of bevy of Memorial Day Sales. Find out what you should plan to buy this weekend with our guide.

What to Expect From 2016 Mother's Day Deals

We've delved into the archives to take a look at the very best Mother's Day deals from the past few years. Ditch the pricey flowers and opt for a more imaginative, penny-pinching gift — like tech, fragrances, and more.

Today's Best Eco-Friendly Freebies for Earth Day

Today is Earth Day, which means you have the chance to bag some eco-friendly freebies. Check out our list of free online games for kids, glass straw giveaways with a purpose, and more.

8 Ways Rich People Waste Their Money

Wasting money is a bad thing no matter your income. But maintaining financial discipline becomes more difficult as your bank account grows. Here are eight ways people tend to waste their wealth, from ditching budgets to paying full price.

10 Mother's Day Gift Ideas That Seem Expensive, But Aren't

Mom might say she doesn't care how much you spend on her gift this year, but can you take that risk? From pearls to perfume, here are some affordable Mother's Day gift ideas that will impress her without putting a strain on your wallet — and no one has to know.

Expecting a Baby? Don't Make These 4 Common Money Mistakes

There's nothing like the excitement of a child being born, but all that emotion can blind people to more practical matters. From buying too much stuff, to not saving for college, here are four common financial pitfalls to avoid when you're expecting a baby.

Amazon Announces Monthly Prime Plans, But it's Not a Good Deal for Everyone

Amazon is now offering its Prime service as a monthly option, so customers can test the waters before subscribing for a full year. On top of that, Amazon is also offering a streaming-only plan too. But shoppers should make sure they use the new options wisely. Here's why.

The Best Tax Day Freebies & Deals for 2016: Burgers, Cookies, Massages, and More!

Tax Day is Monday, and that means lots of free stuff! Thankfully, some of our favorite stores and restaurants have announced no-cost spoils you can nab on April 18. Check out our list to see what you can get for free on Tax Day!

12 Eco-Friendly Companies to Support for Earth Day

More than a celebration, Earth Day is a reminder of the importance of environmental preservation. One easy way to help out is by supporting companies that are eco-conscious. Here are 12 companies whose efforts deserve your money, on Earth Day and all year long.

5 Ways Kids Stress Your Finances (and What You Can Do About it)

DealNews' recent survey taught us a lot about the financial stress facing families today. Not surprisingly, having kids is crazy expensive; but would you believe it also breeds a sunnier outlook on money matters?

24 Easy Ways to Spring-Clean Your Finances

Cleaning up your finances can only help your life run more smoothly. And what better time to do it than when you're already spring-cleaning? Every time you have five minutes or so, complete at least one of these 24 easy ways to master your money, until you've done them all.

5 Steps to Create Your Perfect Household Budget

Making a budget isn't as complicated as it seems — and plenty of tools are available to help you prepare one and hold yourself to it. Here, we'll outline five steps to creating your perfect budget so you can keep your spending in check.

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.

Some Shoppers Can Now Buy Amazon Prime by the Month, But There's a Catch

Sprint is now offering its customers month-to-month access to Prime. However, they'll be paying more in the long run.

Deduct Your Dry Cleaning! The 10 Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

Are you certain you've found every single tax deduction you could possibly make? You'll be surprised at the crazy things you're able to write off. If you haven't yet filed your taxes, take a look at these 10 overlooked deductions you might be able to claim.

4 Reasons Making Just Minimum Payments Is Bad, and How to Pay More

Minimum payments are one of the insidious ways creditors keep you in debt if you let them. Read on to learn about how those minimum payments get calculated, the effects they can have on the total amount owed and on your credit score, and ways you can pay more than the minimum.

22 Free or Cheap April Fools' Day Pranks

April Fools' Day is coming up, and just because you're cheap and lazy doesn't mean you can't take part in the most infuriating holiday ever invented by mankind. Here's a list of gags that use regular household items, so there's little to no money (or time investment) needed!

The 5 Best April Fools' Day Pranks From Big Brands

We've taken a look back at some of the best April Fools' Day pranks ever pulled by big brands and brazen businesses, from the BBC's spaghetti tree to Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper.

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.

These Employers Will Help Pay Off Your Student Loans

Graduating with student loan debt has become an all too familiar part of the college experience. The good news is some employers are recognizing that fresh graduates might need some extra help paying their debts down.

10 Sneaky Ways Retailers Fool You Into Spending More

Each day, stores use strategic displays, clever psychology, and our own senses to convince us to put more in our carts and rack up a bigger bill at checkout. We look at how shops convince us to open our wallets, which might help us spend just a bit less.

Would You Let Someone Else Deal with Customer Service for You?

Most people don't look forward to customer service calls, chats, or emails. Fortunately, a new site called Service wants to do all the hard work for you. And best of all, it's free ... for now.

60% of Americans Are Concerned About the Election's Effect on Their Finances

According to a recent DealNews survey, six in 10 people in the U.S. are worried about how the election will affect the economy and their own personal finances. We look at how these worries cut across all ages and levels of financial stability.

Would You Pay With a Selfie?

Mobile payments have been around for a while now, but convenience and security concerns remain. MasterCard wants to use selfies to verify mobile purchases.

You Have Until April 18 to Claim Your Share of the IRS' $1 Billion

Right now the IRS is just waiting for about a million taxpayers to claim their 2012 tax refunds. Could part of that $1 billion be yours?

6 Financial Mistakes Newly Single People Make

When your heart is broken, money is the last thing on your mind. Unfortunately, mistakes made due to grief or simply not adapting to new realities can make problems worse. Fortunately, some relatively simple adjustments to spending and financial records can go a long way.

Some Shoppers Claim That Amazon Has Accused Them of 'Prime Abuse'

Amazon Prime members are guaranteed a free 1-month Prime extension if their 2-day shipments are late. But our readers tell us the mega retailer is sometimes denying those claims. We looked at Amazon's seemingly confused policy, and what you can do about it.

Staples Rewards Members Just Lost a Major Perk

Most retailers require a minimum purchase before an order can bag free shipping. Staples was one of the holdouts, offering members of its rewards program unlimited free shipping on every order. Now, the policy has changed, and members are required to spend at least $14.99 before they qualify.

Don't Waste Your Time on Sports Authority's Liquidation Sales

Chapter 11 for a store usually means massive sales in an effort to clear the shelves. While everybody watches for Sports Authority to unleash deep discounts, we want to remind you: liquidation sales aren't all that great.