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Thanksgiving Fashion: Fashionable Blessings Nov. 06, 2018

In Fashion

There's a lot to be thankful for this season of the year when we focus on the positives in our lives... Read More

Fall Fashion Frights: What Not to Wear Oct. 16, 2018

In Fashion

You don't have to dress like a nightmare before Christmas to know that there is plenty of scary fash... Read More

Are Low Prices Always a Good Thing? Sep. 27, 2018

Froma Harrop

If you like exploring the great outdoors, as I do, you probably enjoy shopping (or at least looking)... Read More

Crazy Rich Patterns: The A to Z List Sep. 25, 2018

In Fashion

From argyles to zebras, a crazy rich alphabet soup of prints and patterns all stir together this fal... Read More

Will the Supreme Court OK the States' Latest Tax Grab? Apr. 18, 2018

Betsy McCaughey

Here we go again. State politicians want to take more of your money. This time, their scheme is to t... Read More

7 Ways to Outsmart Retailers and Their Clever Tricks to Get Us to Spend More Jan. 08, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

I blame my suspicious nature on my neighborhood grocery store. The store used to be a logically arra... Read More

From Dying Malls, Downtown Retailing Grows Dec. 21, 2017

Froma Harrop

Teens of the '80s may recall shiny new shopping malls as the hot place for hanging out, their food c... Read More

You Need Professional Counseling Jul. 21, 2017

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I've got a problem, and I don't know how to solve it. My parents are both professionals... Read More

How to Move from Overspending to Spending Less May. 11, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

Even the mention of words like "frugality" and "thrift" send some people over the edge because for t... Read More

Dollar Dreams May. 11, 2017

Lenore Skenazy

Some people live to pay retail. They love Saks Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co. and (of course) Target... Read More

Turn That Down! May. 05, 2017

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: On a recent out-of-town excursion to do some shopping and planning for a new bathroom in... Read More

Don't Go Shopping Alone Apr. 11, 2017

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 17 and really need your help. I come from a good family (my dad's a teacher) and I'... Read More

Food Cost-Cutting for Every Lifestyle Mar. 02, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

Ever wonder why you never have enough money to save money? I'm talking about taking money from every... Read More

It's Only a Mistake If You Can't Fix it Feb. 02, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

My fifth-grade teacher, Mr. Migaki, ingrained a life principle in my mind that remains to this day. ... Read More

My Shopping Addiction Rehab Program Feb. 01, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

Shopping is my thing. I love the thrill of the hunt, the feeling of discovery and the joy of a barga... Read More

3 Simple Ways to Beat Retailers at Their Own Games Jan. 31, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

Retailers work hard to get our money. They offer special promotions and put other tactics into play,... Read More

Super Bowl of Fashion Jan. 31, 2017

In Fashion

The big game may be one of the highlights of every new year, so why not take some time to celebrate ... Read More

6 Stores With the Best Layaway Programs Jan. 03, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

For those who aren't old enough to remember, layaway is the way lots of people shopped back before c... Read More

Homework During Holidays and Excessive Gift-Giving Dec. 23, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: Every year my daughter's middle school assigns homework and projects during the h... Read More

How to Do Christmas Without Debt Dec. 08, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

If you are or ever have been plagued by consumer debt, I can almost guarantee expenses related to Ch... Read More