Whether it's your cellphone bill, household necessities or groceries, there are ways to cut costs without sacrificing quality of life.
If at least 2 of these red flags apply to your financial situation, you could be heading toward big trouble.
There are dozens of ways to lower your energy costs, and most require little in the way of effort or expense.
Customers have let it be known that they're not going to accept new charges without added value in return.
The carrier proposed charging a $2 fee each time a customer pays a wireless bill online with plastic. The backlash was immediate and intense.
Shades of Bank of America or Netflix: Verizon's new $2 fee for paying a bill with a credit card has customers fuming.
Sales of 100-watt incandescents have spiked before new energy-efficiency standards take effect on Jan. 1.
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