Even though many wineries are raising prices, savvy consumers can still stock their cellars on the cheap.
Falling rates and a milder summer may help, but homeowners can use other tricks to cut their electricity bills this season.
National data on home prices are sometimes contradictory -- should the numbers be factored in to your decision to buy or sell a home?
Startups have moved beyond wine and fruit baskets, but costs often still run high.
Hotels can help fund -- and fuel -- a summer road trip, especially in states where gas prices have dropped.
Spirit Airlines -- 1 of 2 carriers charging for carry-on bags -- will raise its fees to as much as $100.
Startled by the latest total on your supermarket receipt? Rethink the way you shop.
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