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Shopping at warehouse clubs, such as Costco, Sam's Club and BJ's Wholesale Club, is a great way to save money. In general, it's best to avoid bulk purchases of perishable items at warehouse clubs, no matter how good the price, if there aren't enough … More »What Not to Buy at Warehouse Clubs
Retailers have a few dirty little secrets up their sleeves - secrets which try to get you to overspend and buy stuff you had no idea existed but clearly can't live without. So I figured it was time to ... More »Retailers' Dirty Tricks -- Exposed
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Have you ever checked your bank account and had a moment of panic? Ask yourself these questions to make sure you are on track to avoid financial collapse. More »Are You a Financial Disaster Waiting to Happen?
As smartphone viruses creep closer to U.S. shores, malicious programmers behind them have become more ingenious, according to a report from McAfee. More »Scammers Getting Better at Hacking Your Smartphone
2014 could be the end for several well-known companies and brands. Which would you miss most?