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.
Whether you're struggling with debt, making big plans or looking for a better quality of life, saving is essential.
Social media changes the world of barter, and one mom gets a PlayStation 2, clothes and toys for $45.
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Hedge against increases expected next year in cotton apparel prices by shopping holiday sales. But for some items, it's best to wait.
I know many eBay aficionados who could blaze through listing my stuff in no time at all, but I'm not one of them.
Target gets flak for a commercial that makes fun of the Halloween outfit a mother made for her little boy.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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