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20 Things NOT to Buy Your College-Bound Student

College is expensive, and not just because of tuition! Here's a list of items you should not buy your matriculating student as they head back to school. Your kid might not thank you when you say no, but your wallet will!

What to Expect From 4th of July Sales in 2016

The 4th of July is a great time to stock up on in-season summer staples. In previous years, we've seen summer clothing, swimsuits, and patio furniture receive deep holiday discounts. Read on to find out how much you'll save, and where you'll see the best deals.

10 Must-Have ThinkGeek Items for Any True Nerd

We rounded up ThinkGeek's 10 best-selling items for 2016, featuring weird watches, glowing hoodies, and a whole lotta Star Wars stuff. Trust us: These items will have you reaching for your credit card faster than you can say, "Han shot first."

When Is Your State's Tax Free Weekend in 2016?

There are 17 states with tax free weekends this year, mostly (but not entirely) for back-to-school shopping. We've made a list of when and where you can take advantage, and all the things that will be eligible for savings.

The 10 Best Things to Buy With That Amazon Prime Now Coupon

Amazon is taking $10 off first-time Amazon Prime Now orders of $20 or more. Believe it or not, that's one of the best dollar-off coupons we've seen from the mega-retailer in years. This coupon yields some fantastic deals on household necessities.

15 Things You Can Always Get for Free

There are few things more thrilling for a deal shopper than getting something for free. Happily, with a little patience and creativity, you can almost always find things ranging from music to a month of Amazon Prime being given away for nothing.

When Is Amazon Prime Day 2016? What to Expect and When to Shop

We're hoping Amazon has learned from last year's mistakes. Look for discounts on electronics and apparel, coming sometime in mid-July.

8 Free or Cheap Things to Do With Your Kids This Summer

Summertime can be tough on parents' wallets. With a bit of creativity, you can keep your children happily occupied and your bank account intact. Here are eight budget-friendly ways to have fun with your kids this summer.

11 Tips for Buying at Yard Sales and Selling on eBay

If you're a yard sale newbie but want to become the next great American Picker, you're at a disadvantage. You don't know the intricacies, and a great many of them can only be learned through experience. Here are 11 things we wish we'd known when we first started hitting yard sales.

Here's Where to Look for Deals on Father's Day Gifts This Year

Everyone is looking for neckties and power tools for Father's Day, but do you know where to go and what discounts to expect? We do! We also look at less common gift ideas for dads.

2016 Memorial Day Sales Are Here, And the Clothing Deals Are HOT

Memorial Day sales are finally here! As we predicted, the discounts from clothing stores are very appealing. But there's still more to come from big box stores too.

What You Should Know About Student Loans (and 8 Ways to Pay Them Off)

The class of 2016 is graduating with tens of thousands of dollars in debt, even more than last year's grads. We'll clue you in to how student loans are impacting recent graduates, and offer eight helpful tips for paying off your own college debt.

Retailers Giving Back: Shop These Memorial Day Deals for Veterans!

In an effort to show their appreciation this Memorial Day, some retailers are teaming up with SheerID to offer exclusive discounts to military members and their families. We've rounded up the best Memorial Day deals for veterans, those on active duty, reservists, National Guardsmen and women, retirees, and their families.

The Top 10 Most Future-Proof College Degrees

Which degrees are the most future-proof? That is, what majors are the least in danger of being made irrelevant by technology? Take a look at our list of the top 10 college degrees that stand up to the job market.

Everything You Need to Know About Online Coupon Codes

Online coupon codes can score you percentages off your purchase, free shipping, or flat discounts. But finding them and using them successfully can be hard. Here's the ultimate guide to finding and using coupons.

Fund At Your Own Risk! PayPal No Longer Protecting From Crowdfunding Fails

Starting June 25, PayPal isn't going to protect you from questionable crowdfunding decisions anymore. Purchase Protection will no longer be available for projects of this nature, meaning if you invest in a campaign that fails, you're out of luck.

Yes, You Can Still Be Sued for Negative Yelp Reviews

A couple in Dallas is being sued for the second time by a pet-sitting business because they left a 1-star review on Yelp. Now, this lawsuit has many speculating on whether controlling reviews means controlling free speech.

4 Great Deals for Brave Shoppers on Friday the 13th

Many people see Friday the 13th as a day to avoid doing anything, including shop. However, their caution can be your gain! Thanks to the tentative nature of those customers, some businesses offer discounts to bring in shoppers brave enough to try their luck.

5 Money Talks You Need to Have Before Marriage (and 4 Ways to Start)

Talking about money long before you say "I do" will put your relationship on the path to a solid financial foundation. Here are four steps to get the pre-marriage money conversation going, and five financial topics to discuss once you want delve deeper.

15 Awkward Mother's Day Gifts to Avoid if You Wanna Stay in the Will

Mother's Day is upon us, so you better get the woman who raised you a little something to say thanks. And to help you avoid a scene, we've put together a list of what not to buy her.

11 Historical Mother's Day Gifts That Are WAY Better Than Yours

Will the gift you give your mom this Mother's Day go down as one of the all-time greatest? Probably not. Check out these historically great Mother's Day gifts, from Greek gods to Elvis.

5 Simple Ways to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

Identity theft can ruin your credit and worsen your financial well-being, even when you've been diligent with your money matters. Take these five steps to protect yourself now.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in May

Find out how to get non-traditional gifts for Mom, spring clothing deals for Memorial Day, and more in our May buying guide. But hold off on Apple laptops, as big changes mean deals are just around the corner.

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 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.