There's no requirement for meanness or verbal ninja skills to make this work.
The amount we spend on beer, wine and spirits hasn't changed much in 30 years, but where we spend it has.
Would you like to be $5,000 to $50,000 richer by this time next year? It might be as simple as thinking 'pre-owned' rather than 'new.'
Traveling to Europe this summer? Don't overpay for converting your dollars into euros when you arrive or before you depart.
Buying used can save a ton of money. But sometimes you end up paying more for repairs and replacements.
Gas prices have dropped across the United States, with the exception of California, Washington, Oregon and Alaska.
Under some circumstances, it's preferable to using a regular bank account.
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Consumers are very status conscious in Asia, Africa and other emerging-market areas. This is especially true in China.
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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.
Banks often use sign-up bonuses as a way to get new customers to apply for one of their cards. But are you guaranteed to earn the bonus?
Americans can kill two birds with one stone by filing their taxes and buying health insurance at the same time.
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