If you're looking for a romantic getaway this Valentine's Day -- and you have thousands of dollars to spend -- here are some extravagant deals.
The struggling economy did much to boost the popularity of gift cards, once a last-minute go-to present. For recipients, the cards became licenses to spend on luxuries they had denied themselves.
Those jeans of yours were made in Bangladesh and traveled a long way before being marked up by 300% or more.
Even if you happen to have the cash and the space to accommodate the set, experts still say to proceed with caution.
The characters in the hugely popular Masterpiece Classic series could have used some better financial advice.
For the world's wealthiest people, buying an average US home would be like spending 42 cents.
Strollers costing thousands of dollars seem excessive. But that's nothing compared with a $12,500 obstacle course, a $54,000 luxury playhouse or a $350,000 dinosaur.
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Even when they have a plan for their refund check from Uncle Sam, Americans often don't realize how they actually spend the windfall.
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