Articles on Savings


The Great Banking Revolution

Alex Gutow

In the days of yore, banks and their customers formed long-term relationships…We’ve long since moved away from that model and the relationship we have with our bank is now measured by the convenience, access and choices they give us with our money.

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10 Top Retailers

Alex Gutow

Consumer Reports, America’s trusty read-it-before-you-buy-it guide, rated the top “one-stop-shop” retailers in America. While you may not be familiar with all of the stores, these ten stores represent America’s best and brightest (albeit fluorescently-lit) retailers.

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Lunch Wars: Bought vs. Brought

Samantha Eckles

Have you ever wondered how much money you could save by not eating out but buying your food at the grocery’s store instead? We did the leg work for you and the results clearly show that making your own lunch is still the best choice if you want to save money and calories. If eating healthy is not important to

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Could You Live on $190 a Month?

Samantha Eckles

Many Americans have no reason to look forward to retirement since the Social Security benefits would be less than enough to live on. Continuing to work seems to be the only option for most people, while only few prepare a nest egg via investments and savings. If you are unsure about your retirement take a look at the numbers below

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Who doesn’t want a 50% deal? Groupon, LivingSocial and the Evolution of Deals and Rewards

Fonda Chen

Groupon has made group-buying coupon sites a big deal (please excuse the pun). Since 2007, Groupon has increased subscribers to over 50 million, raised $950 million in funding, and snubbed a $6 billion takeover from Google as it plans for a public debut by going IPO later this year (WSJ). The company’s success and easily reproducible technology have, as you’d

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Who still uses coupons?

Samantha Eckles

The recession hit us pretty hard, so just about everyone is looking to save money these days. One way to save is by using coupons. Although coupon-use was not always as popular as it is now, it has been around for quite a while. Some people live by clipping coupons and finding deals, others consider it a waste of time.

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