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Feb 14, 2011 5:47PM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

While overall inflation is expected to remain tame this year, one area where it might go wild is clothing, with overall prices expected to rise by 10% or more.

Feb 14, 2011 5:02PM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

Whether you're struggling with debt, making big plans or looking for a better quality of life, saving is essential.

Dec 20, 2010 5:09PM on Smart SpendingBy Teresa Mears

Social media changes the world of barter, and one mom gets a PlayStation 2, clothes and toys for $45.

Dec 8, 2010 11:45AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Sweaters are a very popular gift this year. But how can you tell if you're getting a good buy?

Nov 4, 2010 11:58AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Hedge against increases expected next year in cotton apparel prices by shopping holiday sales. But for some items, it's best to wait.

Oct 25, 2010 1:06PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

I know many eBay aficionados who could blaze through listing my stuff in no time at all, but I'm not one of them.

Oct 21, 2010 3:37PM on Smart SpendingBy Teresa Mears

Target gets flak for a commercial that makes fun of the Halloween outfit a mother made for her little boy.

Sep 23, 2010 11:26AM on Smart SpendingBy Teresa Mears

Denim looks better and fits better the less it is washed, jeans makers say. Some advocate freezing instead.



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