Daniel writes in with one of those reader mailbag questions that had an answer that kept growing and growing and growing until it became clear
The tradition of holiday overspending is as American as apple pie. Tradition or not, bad holiday spending habits can undoubtedly take a toll on your
Imagine waking up every day with an insatiable urge to shop. The second you get a chance, you check the racks and sales, desperate for
With the holidays fast approaching, many people aged 21 and older are getting ready to put down their kale smoothies and pick up the bottle of vino.
It’s mid-October, which means it’s too early to break out the Christmas lights and holiday streamers. We’ve still got Halloween to get through, right? And
Chances are you’ve noticed a transition in the credit card industry from simple magnetic strips to cards with embedded microchips. The cause of this shift?
This week, we’ve taken a serious look at making your food cheap. We’ve looked at using a $1-per-meal strategy and then some ideas for implementing
If you’re a big-box store enthusiast, you’ll want to hear this. As of Feb. 1, 2016, Sam’s Club began to accept Visa credit cards as payment
There’s a reason why so many fans of credit card rewards go out of their way to get a card to earn Chase Ultimate Rewards points.
Earlier this year, I spent $400 on dresses from a womenswear company called Soma. The magnitude of this purchase hit my husband hard. “You spent
If you’re a faithful Amazon.com shopper, you’ve probably at least considered the Amazon Store Card. Created for Amazon Prime shoppers, this card makes it easy
A few days ago, I commented on a friend’s wristwatch. I happened to notice it because the face of the watch was black, which actually
It’s a statistic that I just can’t get over: 76% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. That just simply blows my mind every time I
For me, and for a lot of other people, shopping can be a very impulsive exercise. When something you want is on your radar, you’re
Sometimes it’s the thrill of a sale that lures us into buying something we don’t really need and can’t afford. Other times, it’s the urging of
Sarah and I are adventurous amateur chefs. We love trying all kinds of things in the kitchen with fresh ingredients and interesting flavor combinations. Like
With retailers and advertisers practically begging you to spend your money at every turn, it’s inevitable that most of us will give into a splurge
The internet has transformed the way many of us shop and stock our homes with food and other supplies (just ask any brick-and-mortar small business