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10 ThinkGeek Sale Items You Totally Need

Whether you're a science nerd, gaming fan, or movie geek, this sale is totally relevant to your interests: ThinkGeek is taking up to 75% off more than 250 items during its Summer Sale. Here's 10 buys that'll give your space some extra personality.

Yes, You CAN Shop Around and Haggle for Medical Procedures

If you have looming health care costs on the horizon, you're probably getting anxious about how you'll pay for them. Fortunately, prices can vary from doctor to doctor. Here's how to get the lowest prices on your medical bills.

Does Price Matter When Buying Sunscreen?

Avoiding sunburns can be pricey! Instead of skimping on sunscreen, try to save instead — you don't have to go for the most expensive brand to be protected! Read on for everything you need to know about buying and applying this summer essential.

7 Ways You Can Prepare for Unexpected Medical Expenses

A medical emergency can strike at any time, and costs are always higher for the elderly person on a fixed income. We'll show you how to go beyond Medicare and maximize your savings with special accounts, careful planning, and more.

Is Dollar Shave Club Worth the Money?

Dollar Shave Club promises you fresh razor cartridges delivered to your doorstep each month. But should you sign up? Let's look at what Dollar Shave Club offers, how its prices compare to the competition, and whether it's a good fit for women.

10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With a Hair Dryer

A hair dryer is the handiest gadget you probably already own. But did you know that there's a lot more that this device can do than just drying hair — like painlessly removing Band-Aids and breaking in a new pair of shoes?

Prints Charming: 11 Vera Bradley Picks Under $35!

Some people in the world feel best in understated looks. And then there are those who prefer to go loud. If you're the latter, you'll probably be pleased to know that Vera Bradley is taking 50% off a selection of bags and accessories as part of its Spring Sale. We've rounded up 11 patterned picks under $35.

6 Things to Know When Buying Glasses Online

Want to save money on eyewear? One option is to shop online, where you'll find a better selection and lower prices. But there are pitfalls to avoid. Here are six things to know when buying glasses on the internet.

Best After-Christmas Sales of 2016: Stock Up at True Religion, Nike, & More

Christmas 2016 has come to an end, which means the after-Christmas sales are now in full swing. And you don't have to celebrate the holiday to take advantage of today's stellar discounts!

8 Awesome Holiday Gifts for Women

If you're looking for the perfect gifts for all those special ladies in your life, we've got you covered with these eight offerings. Some of these items are already discounted, while others could go on sale as the holidays get closer. Read on to fill some stockings!

Best Cyber Monday Beauty Deals: Beauty Boxes That Are Essentially Free at Amazon

Don't let all the tech deals deceive you; Cyber Monday is an excellent time to score some swanky health and beauty discounts, too! Pamper yourself with our roundup of the best sales on everything you need to primp and polish.

11 Beauty Products from E.L.F. You Need on Your Shelf

You only have one face, but with the right makeup you can create an endless array of looks. And the right makeup doesn't have to be expensive — E.L.F. is offering free shipping right now. To help you get started, we've chosen 11 items worth picking up with this Editors' Choice offer.

Black Friday Beauty Predictions 2016: Amazon Deals Will Be Hot — and Fleeting

From low-stock Amazon deals to big-brand free sample offers, we've created a "cheat sheet" so you know exactly where to shop for health and beauty goods once the Black Friday season arrives.

The Complete Guide to Senior Discounts

Are you afraid to ask for a senior discount? Once you see some of the deals that are available, you'll reconsider! To help you get started, we've rounded up some of the best senior citizen discounts.

2016 Labor Day Sales Are Here, and Summer Clearance Is HOT

Labor Day weekend sales have begun! We're rounding up the best deals, and — surprise! — summer clearance items are dominating the hottest discounts.

10 Can't-Miss Beauty Buys From Sephora's Sale

Sephora, mecca of all things beauty, is taking up to 70% off sale items. Since sorting there are so many choices in cosmetics, we've rounded up 10 items that have gained the seal of approval from reviewers, bloggers, and other experts.

10 Trendy Picks From Claire's Best-Ever BOGO Sale

Today you can shop the best BOGO offer we've ever seen from Claire's. While there are certainly deals to be had on trendy earrings and bracelets, here we've rounded up 10 items beyond the obvious jewelry that might be a nice addition to your life.

You Should Ditch Your Manual Toothbrush (and High Dentist Bills)

Buying an electric toothbrush depends on a lot of factors like brush head type, price, features, and personal preference. But it can also keep you on top of your oral hygiene regimen. If you're thinking of going electric, this is the guide for you!

Save While You Shave: A Complete Guide to Electric Razors

The wrong electric shaver could have your face looking like raw meat, but the right one can cost as much as years' worth of razors. Read about the top features and brands before you buy an electric razor.

Here's the Scoop on Buying Cat Litter

If you're welcoming a new feline into your home or simply aren't crazy about your current litter, you have a lot of options. We break down the pros and cons of every cat litter type so you'll have a better idea of where to start.

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.

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.

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.

10 Drugstore Buys That Are Better Than High-End Options

If you want to look your best without maxing out your credit card, skip the department store and opt for less-expensive drugstore products. Whether you need to stock up on hair dye, makeup, or shampoo, these 10 beauty essentials will appeal to your wallet and your inner style maven.

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.

Target Gives its Employees Fitbits, Can Monitor Their Fitness Progress

Target offered employees a free Fitbit in exchange for taking part in a team competition for charity. But wellness at work is a growing trend, and not everyone loves it.

Get These 8 Things to Help Prepare For Emergencies

With much of the country under snow (including some regions that barely see an inch), now is a good time to review what you need to prepare for unexpected extreme weather, car breakdowns, and other emergencies.

VIDEO: Would You Trust Google to Give Medical Advice?

Soon, you'll be able to Google a health condition and be presented with a list of symptoms. With one in 20 searches being health-related, is this just solving a need, or enabling hypochondriacs?

Black Friday Predictions 2014: What to Expect From Black Friday Sales

The best way to make the most of Black Friday is to be prepared, which is why it's never too early for our annual Black Friday deal predictions! If you're wondering what the doorbuster deals will be in TVs this year, or whether or not we could see a slew of iPhone deals, then you've come to the right place. We also have predictions for Android smartphones, tablets, toys, video games, clothing, and more.

Give It A Try: Our Guide To Free Samples

Getting something for nothing is a thrill, but it’s also a great way to give a new product a test-run before you decide to shell out real money for it. Tons of companies and retailers are eager to get their products out there, but you have to know where to find them. We rounded up the best ways to score free samples online and off, plus advice on avoiding scams and managing all of the marketing messages that come with free stuff.

VIDEO: Should Your Doctor Know What Groceries You Buy?

Should your doctors be allowed to look at your credit card purchases, in order to have a better picture of your health? Some people think so! In fact, hospitals in North and South Carolina are already compiling and sharing their patients' purchase histories, so doctors can head off future medical issues like emphysema and diabetes. Are you for or against this idea?

Shopping for Dad is a Pain: Our Awkward Father's Day eCard Guide

Father's Day is right around the corner on June 15, but we're betting you still haven't found a gift. Because dads are notoriously hard to shop for, we've made some Father's Day eCards (with a little help from Awkward Family Photos) to point you towards the perfect gift.
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