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When Is It Okay to Discount Your Product or Service?

Ian Altman | Posted 04.10.2014 | Business
Ian Altman

Whereas most people would not be comfortable asking this type of question, it was clearly an issue on everyone's mind. In fact, I'm guessing you might be wondering the same thing.

Why I'm Canceling My AARP Membership

John Blumenthal | Posted 03.24.2014 | Fifty
John Blumenthal

For years, I renewed my membership automatically without giving it much more thought than I do to changing my socks once a month. But now I've decided to turn in my card. We're done, AARP. Bye bye. I hereby resign.

Hotels Offer Discounts for Military Personnel, Veterans Year Round

Travelzoo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

While serving the United States from outposts around the world, military personnel are accustomed to sleeping in less-than-ideal accommodations. Hotel...

How to do Broadway on a Budget

Budget Travel | Posted 10.03.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Whether you're a student, senior or just an admirer of all things theater, here are some websites you need to know about.

Big Travel Savings

Budget Travel | Posted 09.11.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Have you ever had a conversation where moments -- or even days -- later you realize, "I wish I'd said that"? Travel booking and airline and hotel check-ins can often feel like that, with so many questions, options, and price points to juggle.

Gorilla Trekking on the Cheap

Liz Zipse | Posted 08.25.2013 | Travel
Liz Zipse

The closer we traveled to Uganda and Rwanda, where the majority of the world's mountain gorillas live, the more interested we became in seeing them, and so we did some research on less costly alternatives to the typical tours. What we found saved us hundreds of dollars.

The Worst Time To Buy...

Posted 04.17.2013 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani There are some very real reasons (beyond your horoscope) for when and when not to make certain purchases. Should you really be sho...

18 Easy, Painfree Ways To Save Money

Posted 04.08.2013 | OWN

By Paige Greenfield and Meredith Bryan Some of the best things in life can be free -- or blissfully under budget. Here, 18 solid-gold ways to sav...

Ask Coupon Queen Jill Cataldo A Question!

Posted 02.13.2013 | MarloThomas

Super couponer Jill Cataldo will be joining me soon on Mondays with Marlo to teach us all about using coupons to shop smart and save money. Now is ...

Big Change Coming To J.C. Penney

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 03.30.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — J.C. Penney is bringing back sales. The struggling department store chain this week will begin adding back some of the hundreds of s...

Real Estate Discounts Just Got Harder to Find

Jed Kolko | Posted 03.26.2013 | Business
Jed Kolko

This winter markdowns are harder to find. Among all non-foreclosure homes for sale on Trulia, in early January, 33.6 percent of homes were priced lower than their original listing price.

The Biggest Winners in Retail? Consumers, Hands Down

Jill Puleri | Posted 03.21.2013 | Technology
Jill Puleri

Who came out on top this past holiday season? Shoppers like you and me, hands down. Yet, there's no secret why merchants are getting smarter. They have to. Today's 20/20 digital consumer is dictating the terms of the shopping experience.

Finding Senior Discounts Just Got Easier

Jim T. Miller | Posted 03.16.2013 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

One of the great perks of growing older in the U.S. is the many discounts that are available to boomers and seniors. If you don't mind admitting your age, here are some tips and tools to help you find them.

Catherine New

How Online Shopping Ruined Discount Deals For Cyber Monday

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 11.30.2012 | Money

For American retailers touting wares online, the aggressive marketing push that launched the holiday season produced the intended result: over the ho...

Resources for Small and Medium Businesses Affected by Sandy

Karin Kamp | Posted 01.07.2013 | Small Business
Karin Kamp

We sympathize with everyone who has suffered as a result of the storm. Below are a some resources and organizations that may be able to offer you help.

Retailer To Bring Back Popular Item

Reuters | Phil Wahba | Posted 12.12.2012 | Money

By Phil Wahba (Reuters) - The J.C. Penney Co Inc CEO who tried to wean the retailer from a heavy dependence on price discounts and cou...

Eating Out May Be About To Get A Lot Pricier

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.11.2012 | Money

It’s as simple as supply and demand: when more people want to eat, charge more. That's the logic driving restaurants such as New York's Le Cirqu...

How to Save On Prescription Eyeglasses

Jim T. Miller | Posted 11.26.2012 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

here's no doubt that new eyeglasses can be expensive. If you're like most retirees and are paying full out-of-pocket prices every time you get a new pair of glasses, here are a few strategies that can help you save.

The Best Labor Day Sales

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 08.31.2012 | Money

Labor Day is here. And though you'll have to put your white pants away in storage until next season, you may also want to keep your wallet handy for s...

The Best Deals And Steals On Back-To-School Shopping

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 08.10.2012 | Money

With the new school year right around the corner, many families can expect to shell out hundreds of dollars on new school supplies, clothing and other...

You're Losing Money Because You Stink At Math

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 07.05.2012 | Money

If you think that getting an extra half-size lotion for free is better than getting lotion that is 35 percent cheaper, you're wrong. Those two discoun...

Flying Soon: Angry Debit Cards

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 07.29.2012 | Money

MOSCOW — Russian fans of the videogame Angry Birds will soon be able to get special debit cards – or "Angry Cards" – giving them dis...

Earn Cash Off Your Facebook Friends

SmartMoney | Kelli B. Grant | Posted 05.10.2012 | Money

SmartMoney: Customers seeking the best deals may have to pester their friends. Some of the latest coupons from retailers and other businesses c...

Best Mother's Day Deals and How to Hint at the Ones You Want

Jenny Isenman | Posted 07.02.2012 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

If the flowers came from a mini-mart at the gas station, he might as well have bought you a bouquet of Slim Jims.

WATCH: Deep Discount Appliances, From Kathy Spencer

Posted 08.28.2013 | MarloThomas

Kathy Spencer, author of How To Shop For Free, sat down with me and shared her secrets for getting great deals on home appliances. var src_url="ht...