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Purchasing & Returning

Your guide to hassle-free gift returns this holiday season
Your guide to hassle-free gift returns this holiday season Purchasing & Returning November 17, 2017
Try as you might, you know at least some of the gifts you give this holiday season won't hit the…
5 gimmicks to avoid on Black Friday
5 gimmicks to avoid on Black Friday Shopping & Retail November 16, 2017
So, you're in shopping mode and the holiday music is playing. You find yourself browsing the store, sipping a latte…
How to set a Black Friday budget – and stick to it!
How to set a Black Friday budget – and stick to it! Shopping & Retail November 16, 2017
The holidays are almost here! While I think you can start decorating for Christmas too soon (think August), you can never…
Is rent-to-own a scam?
Is rent-to-own a scam? Shopping & Retail September 28, 2017
The holiday season is nearing and so are an influx of rent-to-own company ads promising hot items at nearly unbelievably…
Recall alert: Target 4-drawer dressers pose entrapment, tip-over risks
Recall alert: Target 4-drawer dressers pose entrapment, tip-over risks Online Shopping September 18, 2017
Target has issued a recall alert for a popular brand of dressers, the retailer said recently. The dresser, which comes…
10 things you should always buy used
10 things you should always buy used Appliances September 6, 2017
Buying second hand has become a first choice for saving money, either out of necessity for people or because they're…
Amazon issues refunds for potentially fake solar eclipse glasses
Amazon issues refunds for potentially fake solar eclipse glasses Purchasing & Returning August 14, 2017
Having second thoughts about the safety of those cheap solar eclipse glasses you bought from Amazon? You're in luck: The…
12 of the best and worst outlet stores
12 of the best and worst outlet stores Shopping & Retail May 25, 2017
Shoppers who want real deals will often head to outlet stores and malls. But how can you tell a good…
Confirmed: These J.C. Penney stores are closing
Confirmed: These J.C. Penney stores are closing Shopping & Retail March 17, 2017
UPDATE: Liquidation sales at these locations have been postponed until May 22 and store closures have been pushed back to…
Gerber recalls toddler food due to mislabeling
Gerber recalls toddler food due to mislabeling Shopping & Retail March 10, 2017
The Gerber Products Company announced a voluntary recall Wednesday of one its toddler foods after it discovered that an ingredient…
HHGregg to shutter 88 stores across the country
HHGregg to shutter 88 stores across the country Shopping & Retail March 2, 2017
In the ongoing saga of store closures across the retail spectrum, HHGregg is the latest shoe to drop. The beleaguered…
These are the 24 most shoplifted items
These are the 24 most shoplifted items Shopping & Retail February 9, 2017
Retailers are already fighting for their very lives with the ongoing saga of store closures and entire chains going out…
These 6 retailers are inching closer to bankruptcy in 2017
These 6 retailers are inching closer to bankruptcy in 2017 Shopping & Retail February 2, 2017
You might want to get ready to write the requiem for another round of retailers! The latest update to Fitch…
What to buy when: Seasonal discounts can save you big this year
What to buy when: Seasonal discounts can save you big this year Shopping & Retail January 15, 2017
We’ve probably all regretted buying something too hastily, but the opposite can also happen — you pass up a sale,…
How to get the most out of your gift cards when you’re ready to start spending them
How to get the most out of your gift cards when you’re ready to start spending them Shopping & Retail December 30, 2016
If you're like 93% of Americans, you've either given or received a gift card this holiday season. It's no wonder…
Empty Christmas boxes could tip off thieves to expensive gifts
Empty Christmas boxes could tip off thieves to expensive gifts Shopping & Retail December 27, 2016
Christmas has ended and all the packages have been unwrapped. Now, it’s time to throw all the boxes out. But…
Why you should wait until January to return that unwanted gift
Why you should wait until January to return that unwanted gift Shopping & Retail December 26, 2016
More shopping tips: Sell your unwanted gift cards online 7things on deep discount after Christmas 9 best-selling items at Costco…
7 items to buy on deep discount after Christmas (and 3 things to skip)
7 items to buy on deep discount after Christmas (and 3 things to skip) Deals & Savings December 25, 2016
If you’re a savvy shopper, you’ll know that the short timeafter aholiday is the best time to stock up and…
Store hours for last-minute holiday shopping!
Store hours for last-minute holiday shopping! Shopping & Retail December 24, 2016
Are you a shopping procrastinator?You're not alone. The busiest shopping days of the year are upon us! As it turns…
Where to find the best last-minute deals for holiday shopping
Where to find the best last-minute deals for holiday shopping Deals & Savings December 22, 2016
If you still need to buysome Christmas gifts, not to worry! Retailers are offering last-minute deals and salesto entice buyers…
5 ways to get extra discounts on Black Friday leftovers
5 ways to get extra discounts on Black Friday leftovers Deals & Savings November 28, 2016
A lot of people like hunting down the deals on Black Friday, but the real deal action might be on…
Cyber Monday Shopping Guide: How to get a great deal
Cyber Monday Shopping Guide: How to get a great deal Shopping & Retail November 28, 2016
For those who want nothing to do with the madness that comes with BlackFridayand prefer to spend the day after…
Best TV deals you’ll find on Black Friday
Best TV deals you’ll find on Black Friday Deals & Savings November 24, 2016
There are many factors to consider when buying a new TV. Smaller TVs such as 24' and 32' go nicely…
TV buying guide
TV buying guide Mobile & Electronics November 15, 2016
There are so many choices out there confronting the TV buyer. Everything from TV type like regular old high definition…
10 ideas to help you save money on the holidays
10 ideas to help you save money on the holidays Deals & Savings November 15, 2016
The holiday season can be a busy time. With all you have to do, it can be tempting to whip…
A new way to save money on online buys
A new way to save money on online buys Shopping & Retail September 5, 2016
When you buy something online one thing that makes you feel comfortable is most retailers offer you the right to…
Amazon’s Subscribe & Save program might actually cost you more money
Amazon’s Subscribe & Save program might actually cost you more money Shopping & Retail August 29, 2016
If you've ever used or are currently using Amazon's Subscribe & Save program, you might havebeen enticed by the great…
This new online shopping trend can save you a lot of money
This new online shopping trend can save you a lot of money Shopping & Retail August 9, 2016
There’s an emerging trend in the retail industry that presents both an opportunity and a risk for bargain shoppers. A…
New ranking: Best and worst mattress stores
New ranking: Best and worst mattress stores Shopping & Retail August 3, 2016
Having the right mattress can be crucial to getting a good night's sleep. So how do you choose the right…
These are the 10 most shoplifted items
These are the 10 most shoplifted items Shopping & Retail July 26, 2016
Loss of items to shoplifters— commonly called 'shrinkage' in the retail industry— cost the overall U.S. retail economy $45.2 billion…
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