15 products that look expensive but cost less than $30 on Amazon

Augusta Statz  |  August 19, 2019

Whether you’re looking to redecorate, take your wardrobe to the next level or get a new addition for your kitchen, Amazon is a great place to turn for your shopping needs — especially considering the retailer is practically a gold mine for quality items at a low cost. The products on this list all look …

15 chic handbags you can buy for under $30

Chelsea Davis  |  August 16, 2019

Having a solid, functional yet fashionable handbag is tough to find sometimes, especially when you’re on a budget. But we can all agree it’s a necessity — and most of the time, it’s also a great way to accessorize an outfit! Luckily for us, we live in a world where Amazon exists, making shopping easier …

Amazon Buys Whole Foods For Over 13 Billion

Here’s how to get 10% off your Amazon textbook purchase

Mandy Gambrell  |  August 13, 2019

Amazon currently has a promotion for students as they start to descend upon university campuses around the country. Those who spend $100 or more on textbooks sold by Amazon can get 10% off their purchase (with a maximum savings of $50). We all know students need every discount they can get! There are some restrictions …

Here’s how you can save $30 on clothing at Costco right now

Marie Rossiter  |  August 8, 2019

If you’re looking to get some new clothes for the start of the school year, then Costco has some amazing deals right now. This online-only deal is a mix-and-match sale on clothing, luggage and handbags. Here’s how the savings break down: Buy three items, save $3 total Buy four items, save $6 total Buy five …

Amazon is offering 50% off diapers—here’s how to get the deal

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 5, 2019

If you have a baby in diapers at home, you might want to head over to Amazon, so you can score half off your next diaper purchase. Now for a limited time, Amazon Prime members can save 50% off their first subscribe and save diapers purchase. All you have to do is clip the 50% …

If you’re buying a house, you could get up to $5,000 worth of smart home gear from Amazon for free

Mandy Gambrell  |  July 31, 2019

How awesome would it be to get a new house and have a bunch of smart home products installed in it for free? It’s possible with a home-buying program called TurnKey, which is now available in metro areas. The program matches you with a top agent, who in turn helps you find your dream home, …

This grant helps teachers add pets to their classroom for free

Mandy Gambrell  |  July 31, 2019

Teachers, you can easily get funds to put a pet in your classroom this year! Beginning Aug. 1, educators in the U.S. and Canada may apply for the Pets in the Classroom grant for the 2019-2020 school year, which has a very simple process and guidelines. The grant allows you to get a pet for …

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Sam’s Club is having a massive one-day sale

Mandy Gambrell  |  July 24, 2019

It’s time once again for the ever-popular One Day Event sale for Sam’s Club members! This year on Aug. 3, Sam’s will offer deep discounts on outdoor items, including grills, coolers, and folding tables, as well as car seats and electronics. Sam’s Club posted a “One Day Event” catalog to its website so you can …

This affordable dress from Amazon has over 4,000 reviews and couldn’t be more versatile

Augusta Statz  |  July 23, 2019

If you ask us, you can never have enough versatile, comfortable dresses in your closet. Not only is this long, breezy dress affordable, it can be easily dressed up or down, which definitely earns it a top slot in your summer wardrobe rotation. This popular maxi dress features a stretchy, soft fabric that makes it …

Here’s why airport food is so expensive

Mediafeed  |  July 19, 2019

Hunger can be especially costly at airports. Travelers often seen their carefully crafted vacation budget punctured by a case of the munchies. Even familiar favorites from your local food court can come with a steep markup. Here’s why the food prices are so high at airports and how to avoid the markup on your trip. …

Mark your calendars for back-to-school tax-free shopping days in these states

Marie Rossiter  |  July 12, 2019

We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but back-to-school time is quickly approaching. The lazy days of summer are flying by, and before you know it, the kids will be returning to the classroom. While students are still enjoying the summer break, parents may start to feel some dread at this time of …

Best Amazon smart home Prime Day deals

Kate Streit  |  July 12, 2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019 is here (or we should say Amazon Prime Days, since this year it runs from July 15-16), so it’s time to start planning your shopping. As in years past, this year’s Prime Day sale is already showing some great deals on smart home devices. We took a look at what Amazon …

Don’t fall for the fake $80 Publix coupon on social media

WPTV  |  July 10, 2019

Publix is warning shoppers about a fake coupon circulating around social media. Over the last couple of days, a coupon claiming to give “everyone FREE $80 Coupon to celebrate 75th Anniversary!” has circulated on social media. The grocery store chain took to Twitter to warn shoppers that the online coupon is fake. “We recommend you …

Walmart To Raise Its Minimum Raise To 11 Dollars An Hour

Walmart Is Hosting A Free Teacher Appreciation Event on July 13th

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 10, 2019

If you’re a teacher, you know how expensive it can be. In many cases, being an educator means spending money out of your own pocket for supplies for your classroom, including pens, paper, tissues and even books. To show appreciation for all the teachers who go above and beyond for their students, Walmart is hosting …

Macy's Cuts Profit Outlook For The Year After Soft Q2 Sales

Macy’s is having a massive Black Friday in July sale

Mandy Gambrell  |  July 10, 2019

Macy’s is having big markdowns on everything from appliances to apparel as part of its “Black Friday in July” sale running now through July 14. The Black Friday sale includes discounts on clothes, accessories and kitchenware, which are also featured in daily online flash sales that stay open for 24 hours at Macys.com. A search …

10 adorable tiny houses you can buy on Amazon

Tricia Goss  |  July 9, 2019

Have you ever considered downsizing? Not just moving into a slightly smaller place, but really scaling back on your belongings and living space? Could you live in a tiny house? If a minimalistic lifestyle appeals to you, look no further than Amazon. Yes, the purveyor of all things deliverable will ship you a tiny home—or …

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You Can Buy A 6-Quart Instant Pot At Macy’s For $50 (Regularly $125)

Augusta Statz  |  July 8, 2019

Amazon’s Prime Day has really changed the landscape for shoppers. Sure, Prime members have access to great deals during Amazon’s biggest sale of the year, but due to the popularity of the sale, other retailers have been forced to offer discounts during this time of the year, too, just to keep up with Amazon. So, …

Target Corp. Reported A 4 percent increase in second-quarter profits

Target Is Bringing Back Its Teacher Discount In July

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 28, 2019

If you’re a teacher or know someone who is, you know teaching goes beyond time spent at school. In many cases, it includes buying supplies for your classroom and students in need. That’s why Target is bringing back its teacher discount in July, which will save teachers 15% on a variety of classroom necessities. The …

Prime Day best-sellers from years past you may want to buy ahead of time

Marie Rossiter  |  June 27, 2019

Get ready, Amazon Prime members! The biggest online shopping event of the year, Amazon Prime Day, will actually happen over two days this year: July 15 and July 16. The annual Prime Day sales event rivals Black Friday with slashed prices on many items including electronics, exercise equipment, outdoor accessories, books, clothing and much more. …

Save Up to 60% Off On Converse Shoes

Augusta Statz  |  June 26, 2019

Now’s the time to stock up on sneakers for the entire family. Converse is having a major sale on men’s, women’s and kid’s shoes, and they’re giving you the chance to score an additional deal on sale items, too. When you enter promo code SAVE30 at checkout, you’ll get an additional 30% off already marked-down …

18 travel essentials you need before your next vacation

Bridget Sharkey  |  June 25, 2019

Who’s ready for vacation!? Statistics show that 100 million Americans are planning to enjoy a family vacation this summer. And over half of these families say that they are planning to road-trip it. Whether you are taking planes, trains or automobiles, if you are one of the millions who have a vacation planned in the …

The Federal Trade Commission is planning a major crackdown on robocalls

Augusta Statz  |  June 25, 2019

We’ve all gotten those annoying calls that show up as “No Caller ID” or random numbers, which leave automated voicemails sometimes indicating (deceitfully) that your bank account or Social Security number has been compromised. It’s a minor annoyance for those who don’t bother to pick up the phone. But for the people who answer those …

Father’s Day Crafts You Can Make For (Or With!) Dad

Kate Streit  |  June 6, 2019

Store-bought presents are nice, but most dads would probably agree that the best present they could receive on Father’s Day comes from the heart. If you’re looking for fun and meaningful crafts your kids can make for Dad, look no further — check out these four cool crafting projects that will make for a memorable …

Online Retailer Amazon Launches In Australia

What Is Prime Day?

Augusta Statz  |  June 5, 2019

If you haven’t ever taken advantage of Prime Day through Amazon, this could be the year to do it. Prime Day is a major savings event — comparable to Black Friday or Cyber Monday — but it’s only available to Amazon Prime members. You may still be on the fence about paying for Prime. But …

Here’s the value of $1 in each state, according to recent data

Brittany Anas  |  June 3, 2019

A dollar, as it turns out, is not always worth a dollar. Rather, it varies — and by quite a lot — depending on where you’re at in the United States, according to a new analysis from 24/7 Wall St., a financial news and commentary website. You might move to a new state for the …

Family Dollar Will Start Selling Alcohol At 1,000 Stores

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 31, 2019

There comes a time during every summer when you realize you forgot to get your wine or liquor for your barbeque, pool party or beach day. So, the more places you can run to quickly to grab some, the better! And we now have one more for you to add to your list. Family Dollar …

Bath & Body Works Is Selling Hand Soaps For Less Than $4

Kate Streit  |  May 30, 2019

Now is the time to stock up on hand soaps, because for a limited time, Bath & Body Works has hand soaps on sale, offering five hand soaps for $23. These soaps are normally priced at $6.50 each, so this is a great deal, and it’s valid both in stores and online. To make it …

Chris Madden Emerges As A Competitor To Martha Stewart

Stock Up On Summer Sandals For As Little As $15 A Pair At JCPenney

Marie Rossiter  |  May 29, 2019

Getting ready for summer means breaking out the shorts, t-shirts and, of course, some fabulous sandals to enjoy time outdoors. JCPenney has some sensational sales just in time for you to update your summer look — whether you want to change your wardrobe style or even your home! From now until June 2, JCPenney shoppers …

Online Retailer Amazon Launches In Australia

If You Shop Online, This Web Browser Extension Could Save You A Lot Of Money

Augusta Statz  |  May 29, 2019

If you’re doing a great deal of your shopping online, you need to know about Wikibuy. This is a Chrome web extension that can be added to your Chrome toolbar for free — and when you add it, you could wind up saving yourself quite a bit of time and money. Wikibuy scours the internet …

The 3 best laundry detergents

Stephanie Faris  |  May 29, 2019

The Best Overall Why We Like It: Using this detergent in our tests, clothes seemed softer and towels fluffier than with all other detergents. Although it isn’t as lightly scented as other detergents, we found the smell to be pleasant and not overwhelming at all. If you’re looking for an all-around great detergent, you can’t …

Best Oral Irrigator

The 3 best oral irrigators

Kate Streit  |  May 29, 2019

The Best Overall Photo by Kate Streit Why We Like It: This model came out on top because it left my mouth feeling totally clean and refreshed. It’s also the first in its category to receive the ADA Seal of Approval, and it comes packed with useful extras, like LED indicators, a hydro-pulse massage mode, …

The 3 best soda makers

Lauren Murphy  |  May 29, 2019

The Best Overall Photo by Kristin Forte/Simplemost Why We Like It: In our testing, this soda maker produced reliable carbonation every time — if you drink sparkling water daily, this model is for you. You’ll find that it’s simple, portable and looks sleek and modern on your countertop. Plus, it comes with everything you need …

The Best Travel Deals on Groupon Right Now

Chelsea Davis  |  May 23, 2019

Kids are about to be out of school and the weather is just heating up — so why not plan the ultimate summer vacation for you and the family? We’ve scoured Groupon.com for the best and coolest trip ideas that just happen to also be wallet-friendly. From waterparks and beach fronts to bustling cities and …

‘Sesame Street’ Kids Toms Shoes Are On Sale For $33.99 (Regularly $44)

Marie Rossiter  |  May 21, 2019

Does your child need new shoes for the summer? TOMS.com has great deals that can save you some cash on the popular “Sesame Street” X TOMS sneakers. If you’ve never seen these shoes before, they are almost too cute for words! For a limited time, there is a special offer of 25% off any sale …

8 Travel Accessories You Can Get On Amazon for $15 Or Less

Augusta Statz  |  May 16, 2019

With summer right around the corner, now’s the time to book a vacation for some much-needed rest and relaxation. Whether you’re loading up the car for a road trip or headed to the airport, these travel accessories are bound to come in handy. And since you’ll need your money for things like flights and places …

Walmart

Walmart Will Offer Free Next-Day Delivery On Orders Over $35

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 16, 2019

If you’ve ever ordered something online that you were seriously excited about, you know the wait to receive it can be excruciating. Now, some big online retailers are reducing that wait time. Amazon announced a few weeks ago that it was in the process of changing their standard two-day shipping with Amazon Prime to next-day …

5 Clever Ways to Use a Mandoline Slicer

Brittany Anas  |  May 14, 2019

My slowcooker, Instant Pot and skillet are the workhorses in my kitchen, helping me meal prep and cook most meals. But my mandoline slicer? It’s a show-off, and admittedly one of my favorite kitchen gadgets. With grace and precision, it slices cheese for Pinterest-perfect charcuterie boards and turns zucchini into super-slim ribbons I use to …

TCBY is giving away free yogurt on Mother’s Day

Brittany Anas  |  May 8, 2019

Moms, TCBY has a sweet treat for you this Mother’s Day: Free fro-yo! The frozen yogurt company made the announcement on Facebook, telling fans to “swirl by your local TCBY this Mother’s Day” and treat your mom (or yourself, if you’re a mom!) to a 6-ounce frozen yogurt for free. The deal is good on …

How to Make Homemade Lacroix That Tastes Just As Good As Store-Bought

Kate Streit  |  May 6, 2019

Love the sip on LaCroix all day long? Lots of people are obsessed with the zero-calorie bubbly beverage, but if you drink enough of the stuff, it can start to burn a hole in your wallet. Did you know you can actually make your own copycat LaCroix at home and save tons of money in …

Bath & Body Works

You Can Get A Mother’s Day Tote For $30 At Bath & Body Works ($117 Value)

Marie Rossiter  |  May 1, 2019

Mother’s Day is coming up on May 12, and time is running short to pick up the perfect gift. But, it’s not too late to find something special and save some money, too. Bath & Body Works is offering an exclusive, limited-edition tote bag packed with special items she needs to get some self-care and …

Your Gender Can No Longer Be Used to Calculate Car Insurance Rates in Some States

Haley Velasco  |  April 30, 2019

Good news for California drivers! Car insurance could be getting less expensive for certain customers. The Golden State has become the seventh U.S. state to ban auto insurers from using gender to calculate customer rates. California joins Hawaii, Massachusetts, Montana, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and some parts of Michigan in this trend. Currently, the average annual …

Parents Are Going Into Debt Because Of Their Kids’ Extracurricular Activities

Haley Velasco  |  April 30, 2019

Signing kids up for extracurriculars — from soccer to music lessons to ballet — is costing parents big time. In fact, according to a new survey, almost two-thirds of moms and dads (62%) have gone into debt to pay for those activities. And for some, it’s not a small amount of debt. Almost one in …

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What to buy and what to skip at Aldi

John Matarese  |  April 29, 2019

Aldi has shaken up the grocery scene the past couple of years, moving from a small retailer of cheap no-name products to a major threat to big supermarkets. The German grocer is expanding into a 2,000-store deep discount chain across the U.S. So if one has opened near you, you may want to know the …

An Amazon Fulfilment Centre Prepares For Black Friday

People Say They Are Accidentally Joining Amazon Prime Without Realizing It

John Matarese  |  April 25, 2019

A growing number of people do not want to be Amazon Prime members these days, because they feel they don’t order enough items to justify the $119 annual cost. But some people are saying they were signed up for Prime without their permission, simply because they bought something on Amazon, and asked for free shipping. …

5 Homemade Condiment Recipes That Take Just 5 Minutes

Kate Streit  |  April 24, 2019

Making your own condiments sounds like one of those projects that sounds good in theory, but is unlikely to actually happen because of how much time it would take. Not so fast! You may be surprised to learn that several common condiments can be whipped up in a flash. What’s more, they often taste better …

Small But Important Products You Might Overlook For Your First Baby

Bridget Sharkey  |  April 24, 2019

It is no secret that babies can be expensive. A newborn baby will cost his or her parents around $12,000 before their first birthday. That doesn’t even take into account the money parents spend before their bundle of joy even arrives, on prenatal vitamins and maternity clothes. That is why it is important to make …

Kids Can Get A Movie Ticket, Popcorn, Drink And Snack For $4 At AMC Theatres This Summer

Augusta Statz  |  April 24, 2019

Summer is here, and AMC theatres is offering a sweet escape from the heat for parents and kids. Throughout the entire summer, AMC will be hosting a Summer Movie Camp, which offers kid-friendly movie screenings with a KidsPack containing popcorn, a drink and a pack of AMC Frooti Tootis — all for just $4 plus …

Sam’s Club Has The Lowest Prices On Pet Food, According To A New Report

Margeaux Baulch Klein  |  April 24, 2019

As pet owners, we all want to feed our animals the best quality food we can at the most affordable price. That’s why we were very interested in the results of a recent study by the non-profit organization Checkbook.org that looked at the best places to shop for pet food. The report compared prices for 11 …

Chrysler Reports 16 Percent Sales Jump In November

These cars hold their value the best over a five-year span

John Matarese  |  April 23, 2019

When buying a car, everyone wants a good deal. But there’s one part of the decision-making process many skip, and it can turn out to be very costly in the end. When looking for a new ride, most are concerned about the interior space — the touchscreen and cameras, handling, and of course how soft …

Big Lots

Save Up To $100 At Big Lots With This Coupon

Kate Streit  |  April 23, 2019

Right now, you can score huge discounts at Big Lots both online and in-store with this coupon. Now through May 4, you can get $10 off purchases of $50, $20 off purchases of $100, $40 off purchases of $200 and $100 off purchases of $500. The sale applies to categories throughout the store, so whether …