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Feb 19

8 Other Sites Just Like Amazon

Look, we love shopping on Amazon as much as the next person, but sometimes, it’s nice to switch it up and look for good deals on other sites, too. Luckily, the web is brimming with department store-style marketplaces just like Amazon, that offer an endless slew of amazing products—and sometimes better bargains to boot.

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Feb 19

You May Be Overspending at Target—Here's How to Check

We like to think that we’re seasoned bargain hunters. So when we caught wind of an investigation into Target’s app, our interest was instantly piqued. KARE11 did a two-month investigation into the Minneapolis-based retailer’s app, and discovered that the prices on certain items change depending whether you are inside or outside the store.

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Feb 19

10 Sources for Good, Cheap Rugs on a Budget

I need a rug to ground a room, bring together a design, reduce echo, and keep my downstairs neighbors from hating me. It’s a lot to ask from this one important accessory, but I have to ask it for even more. This rug also needs to be well-made, beautiful, and cheap. Luckily, good, cheap, beautiful rugs aren’t actually that hard to find. It’s so nice when a seemingly impossible task turns out to be pretty easy! Here’s a list of 10 places to find your own stylish rug that won’t break the bank.

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30
Jan 19

9 Places to Find Inexpensive, Modern Furniture

Of course we all love IKEA, but sometimes you want something just a little different (or something that all your neighbors don’t already have). The trick, of course, is that finding beautiful, modern furniture at inexpensive price points is a little like finding a needle in a haystack. If you’ve got champagne taste and a beer budget, take a look at this list of eight retailers where you can satisfy your design craving — while still being able to pay the rent.

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30
Jan 19

Kids 14 and Under Can Fly For Free On This Budget Airline

Going on vacation can be one of the best things that your family does together—you can make memories that will last a lifetime. As much fun as traveling can be, the flight costs to your destination can be crippling for a family, especially ones with multiple kids. Children over the age of two are charged a full-price ticket by most airlines, and even if that 3-year-old is going to demand to sit in your lap the entire time, you often will have to pay for a seat for them on the plane.

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27
Dec 18

5 Fail-Proof Ways to Make Your Home Look More Expensive

Every once in a while, I get to visit a truly grand home in which every piece is obviously there on purpose, nothing is cobbled together, and there are no placeholders. I love these homes—especially because I love their residents—and have tried to find ways to incorporate what makes them work into my own decidedly more humble abode. Here are five ways to fake fanciness, without looking cheap.

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14
Dec 18

7 New Ways to Reuse Your Old Leather Belts

Here’s a friendly reminder to not throw out, or donate, your leather belts during your next closet purge. Leather is an amazingly versatile DIY material and one belt will give you plenty of usable length to repurpose. Anytime a DIY calls for a long strip or just a scrap of leather, an old belt is the perfect amount. Here are some of our favorite leather DIYs to get you started:

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09
Dec 18

33 Productive Things You Can Do Instead of Spending Money

They say idle hands are the devil’s playground. Or is it an idle mind? When our twitching fingers tap from “add to bag” to “checkout” before we know what happened, it certainly feels like our good intentions of not spending money uselessly have been thwarted by a devilish boredom that whispers, pitchfork held aside, to go on ahead and just check to see if there are any good sales.

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24
Nov 18

40 Fun and Fulfilling Things to Do on "Buy Nothing Day"

Maybe you’ve already stretched the dollars you’ve saved during what has become, somehow, Black Friday month. Or you could be one of those who would never dream of spending a precious day off saving money at the cost of braving dense crowds on the prowl for a good deal. Whatever your reason for skipping shopping on Black Friday, there’s a day—the same day—just for you: Buy Nothing Day.

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23
Nov 18

5 Ways Financial Experts Stick to Their Gift-Buying Budgets

Staying financially afloat during the holidays is no easy feat. That’s why it pays to set a budget and decide exactly how much you want to spend before you go gift shopping. And once you have a budget, you have to do everything you can to stick to it.

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