What Is NaNoWriMo?

If you have a book you've been dying to write, National Novel Writing Month is the perfect time to embark on your literary journey. We go over different NaNoWriMo tools that can help you accomplish your goal.

Sears Declared Bankruptcy. Now What?

Sears recently filed for bankruptcy. Read on to see how this will affect Shop Your Way Rewards members, gift cards, and warranties.

How to Buy Men's Dress Shoes

You shouldn't have to break the bank to snag a quality pair of men's dress shoes, but it helps to know about the different materials and construction methods. Learn how to get the best bang for your buck with our men's dress shoe guide.

What Is Layaway?

Looking for a way to afford the holidays without killing your monthly budget? We go over everything you need to know about layaway, including which stores will offer it this holiday season, and which ones won't.

10 Things NOT to Buy on Black Friday

Not every Black Friday offer is truly worthy of your cash. To help you sort the doorbusters from the duds, we give you our list of 10 things you should not buy on Black Friday.

Thanksgiving & Black Friday 2018 Store Hours: Know When to Go!

Black Friday is today! For the sake of planning, it's vital to know when stores will be open. To help you keep track, we've compiled a comprehensive list of Black Friday store hours.

Today's Your Last Chance to Get a Cheap Price on a Thanksgiving Flight

Thanksgiving is a month away, but you should be booking your travel today. Read on to learn why now is the best time to book your holiday airfare if you want to save money.

Top 5 Stores for the Best Black Friday Deals Online in 2018

Finding deals during Black Friday season isn't difficult, but it can be hard to locate the very best bargains. To make your 2018 shopping easier, we scoured last year's Black Friday sales and found the top five stores for Editors' Choice savings.

Our Guides to the Top Black Friday Retailers

Are you feeling overwhelmed by huge Black Friday ads? We've got your back! We've got the in-depth analysis you need for shopping at Amazon, Best Buy, Target, and other retailers. Check out all our Black Friday 2018 store guides.

18 Last-Minute DIY Halloween Costumes

Using supplies from around the house, you can dress up as a meme, an emoji, or even Mr. Rogers! Check out our guide to the best DIY Halloween costumes you can make quickly and affordably.

How to Sell Your Old iPhone to Pay for a New iPhone

From carriers and trade-in sites to digital marketplace apps, you have many options to consider if you want to sell a smartphone. Check out this guide for the best ways to offload your old iPhone.

When Do the Black Friday Ads Come Out in 2018?

Black Friday is here, so now's the time to check up on ads from your favorite stores. We've put together a list of the biggest stores and when you can expect their ads to drop in 2018.

How to Get a Deal on a Halloween Costume

If you're planning to shop for your Halloween getup this month, you'll have lots of opportunities to save — especially now that the third week of October has arrived. Expect some great Halloween sales and major discounts on costumes.

Black Friday Cruise Deal Predictions 2018

Black Friday cruise sales are all about last-minute deals, and they start the week before Black Friday. To keep up-to-date on these sales, check out our 2018 Black Friday cruise guide.

These Are the Tools You Need to Survive Inktober

If you're an artist, you've probably heard of Inktober, the 31 days and 31 drawings challenge. We offer recommendations for pens, paper, and other items, so you can build your Inktober toolkit.

11 Scary-Good Ways to Save on Halloween

Haunted house parties and scary decorations are fun, but Halloween festivities can be frightening for your wallet. Here are 11 simple ways you can save this Halloween and still have fun celebrating.

Columbus Day Sales Are Here!

Columbus Day is here — and so are the sales! We've put together a handy guide on what to look for from Columbus Day sales in 2018 to help you navigate these fleeting discounts.

Don't Wait for Black Friday! 7 Things You Should Buy in October

Black Friday is just around the corner, leaving many shoppers wary of buying anything in October. But you don't have to be afraid to shop during the spookiest month; October is full of frightfully good price drops!

This Bad Food Habit Could Be Costing You $1,800 a Year

Planning for dining out can help you save money, stick to your budget, and enjoy those meals without guilt. Here are nine ways to save when eating out.

How to Get a Deal on the New iPhone XS

Apple recently announced the new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, and carriers are already offering deals. Check out our guide on how to buy the new iPhone XS, and you can take advantage of promotions that'll save you hundreds!

See All the Best National Coffee Day Freebies

National Coffee Day is one of our favorite holidays. Who doesn't love scoring free treats? We rounded up all the best coffee deals to get around September 29, so mark your calendars!

Here's Why You Probably Don't Need the Most Expensive New iPhone

Apple announced three new iPhones recently, including a "budget" model. They're all impressive, but it turns out there are very few differences between the cheapest and most expensive iPhones.

How Much Does It Cost to Adopt a Pet?

Looking to adopt a new furry friend? Here's all the info you need on where to find one, what you can expect to pay, and how to save on adoption fees.

Everything You Need to Know About Buying Refurbished Electronics

Electronics are pricey, which is why refurbished models can be such great deals. Read on for our in-depth guide to buying refurbished electronics, from smart shopping tips to the amounts you can save on smartphones, tablets, and computers.

The 104 Best Birthday Freebies in 2018: Get Free Stuff Just for Showing Up!

It's always nice to get an extra treat on your birthday. We've rounded up the best 2018 birthday freebies from major retailers and restaurants, and put them in a handy chart for you to consult before your big day arrives.

September Is the PERFECT Time to Buy These 7 Things

Thanks to summer clearance events, Labor Day sales, and back-to-school promotions, September can be a great month to save. Check out our list, and you'll know what to shop and what to skip this September.

How to REALLY Erase All Personal Data From Your Phone, Tablet, or Laptop

Selling or giving away a device shouldn't become an opportunity to lose private data. Read on for instructions on how to wipe a laptop, smartphone, tablet, or streaming device the right way.

What Is Vudu?

Vudu is a Walmart-owned streaming service that simplifies your media library by merging your digital and physical media collections. Here's how it works.

Labor Day Sales Are Live! Here's What to Expect

Ready to celebrate your hard work with some retail therapy on Labor Day? Come September 3, you can expect a host of retailers to drop prices on clothes, flights, mattresses, and more. And sales have already started!

Are Unlimited Data Plans Ever Worth It?

"Unlimited" data plans can seem pretty confusing these days, with their multitude of names and features. So are these plans worth the cost? We help answer your questions with our guide to unlimited data plans.

Do You Need to Buy Flood Insurance?

Even those living outside of traditional floodplains can find their homes underwater if the weather turns foul. Read on to learn what flood insurance is, and whether you need it.

Why Is It So Expensive to Be Overweight?

You've probably heard that being overweight can have health consequences, but it can also impact a person's finances. Here are five ways a wider waistline can drain your cash.

When Does Burberry Go on Sale?

Burberry has been selling luxury British fashions for over a century and a half. Sales from this brand can be hard to catch, but we go over what you need to know to score a Burberry discount.

13 Things That Are NOT Worth Spending More On

At a certain point, the benefits you receive from a product are less than what you invested in it. With that in mind, we look at 13 items you don't have to spend a ton on.

The Ultimate Guide to Backpacks for College Students

You'll want to consider sturdiness, versatility, and — of course — style when deciding what backpack to bring to class. With these factors in mind, we've put together the ultimate guide to buying a backpack for college.

11 Essential Things to Know When Buying a Used Car

Shopping for a used car can be stressful. Not only is it a big purchase, but you want a good deal on a safe and reliable vehicle. To help you out, here are the 11 tips you should know before you head to the dealer.

Which Live TV Streaming Service Is Right for You?

Thanks to live TV streaming services, you can watch your favorite channels without needing a cable subscription. Check out our guide to the best live TV streaming services for families, sports fans, and budget-minded viewers.

When Is Your State's Tax Free Weekend in 2018?

It's time to buy school supplies again. Is your state planning a tax free weekend? Check out our rundown of the participating states, dates, and details you should know.

How to Get Comfortable Women's Shoes That Last

The priciest footwear isn't always the best for your feet. From heels to boots, we show you how to find great (and comfortable!) shoes for women at every price point.

Connecticut Is the Last State to Offer Tax Free Shopping This Year

It's back-to-school season! Connecticut is taking a week to exempt clothes and footwear from sales tax, giving shoppers an opportunity to save on essentials before the new school year begins.

When Does Elfa Shelving Go on Sale at The Container Store?

If you're someone who likes a place for everything and everything in its place, you probably crave Elfa shelving. Here's how you can save on this Container Store staple.

Right Now Is a Terrible Time to Buy an iPhone

New iPhones are released in the fall, and that means last year's handsets will likely get a discount soon. Read on for our guide to iPhone price drops, release dates, and the best time to buy.

Everything You Need to Know to Buy a Kids Backpack for School

Back-to-school sales offer a great opportunity to shop for backpacks. With tips on features, styles, and brands, our comprehensive backpack guide can help you buy a bag for your elementary, middle, or high school student.

When Is the Best Time to Buy a Grill?

Summer is already well underway, but there's still time for backyard barbecues. So check out our in-depth guide to the best time to buy a grill, whether you're looking for gas grills on sale, charcoal models, or even smokers.

Texas and Maryland Both Have Tax Free Shopping This Weekend

It's back-to-school season, and Texas and Maryland created tax free days to give residents a break on school essentials. If you're a resident of these states, then prepare to shop this weekend.

How Can You Tell If That Coupon Is a Scam?

Fake coupons can have a very real impact on your wallet if they turn out to be part of a scam. How can you tell if an online coupon is a deal or a dud? Follow our tips to stay safe.

How to Get the Best Deal on a Laptop for College Students

Buying a laptop for college can be hard on a student budget — especially when you consider the ever-increasing costs of tuition, books, and supplies. Here's everything students need to know to get a deal on a laptop for college.
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