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A third of people have nothing saved for retirement

Many people realize that they are not on track in saving for retirement, and the two most important reasons they give are cost of living and day-to-day expenses. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Back-to-school money-saving tips

Before you go shopping, take inventory of what you already have. Believe it or not, rummaging around in your drawers, cabinets and garage can, by far, save you the most money. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

3 sharpest sales in our region today

It’s amazing how far $11 will go today on these hugely popular kitchen products at 70% off. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Energy savings: Coolest fan we've tested

The best fan deal in the country and a way to lower your home energy bill. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Amazon enters Square territory with Local Register

The online retailer announced Amazon Local Register, a mobile point-of-sale service combining a mobile app with a secure card reader — similar to Square — that lets small businesses process digital transactions. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Jaguar Land Rover recalling nearly 41,000 vehicles

NEW YORK (AP) — Jaguar Land Rover North America is recalling nearly 41,000 vehicles because the front air bag on the passenger’s side might not work properly in a crash. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Black Friday Soundbar deals online today

A Klipsch Soundbar & Subwoofer package drops to $99 from $399 with free delivery. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Busted: 5 myths about Facebook's Messenger app

Facebook’s recent effort to force people to adopt its standalone mobile messaging app has privacy-concerned users up in arms. Many of them believe the app is especially invasive. In truth, it isn’t any more invasive than Facebook’s main app. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

The top storage solutions on a dime

How to cut your costs by up to 70% on storage containers for every room in your house. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

The new back-to-school: Deeper discounts, longer sales

Many retailers started promotions for back-to-school shopping a month ago — kicking off what’s become perhaps the most prolonged shopping period of the year, with families buying back-to-school items from early July until after classes start. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites