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Splurge Smarter: What to Consider Before Spending Your Money 2

When it comes to saving money, so-called "splurging" may very well seem like the ultimate enemy. I assume that, when most people think of what it means to splurge, it mostly involves spending hard-earned money on foolish things you don't need thanks to some random impulse you have. While that...

Are Warehouse Clubs Worth it for Couples? The Pros and Cons 3

For as long as I can remember — including back when it was Price Club pre-merger — my dad has been a Costco devotee, filling our home with all things Kirkland. Therefore, I had plenty of first-hand experience with warehouse clubs and the products they offered. Of course, there's a...

Purchasing a Vehicle: Buying New vs. Leasing. vs. Buying Used 3

Last year, for the first time since I was 20 years old, I purchased a new car. Well, more accurately, my wife and I bought a new to us car. Prior to landing on this decision, we considered different routes for replacing our aging sedan — including buying a truly new...

Should You Buy, Lease, or Finance Your Next Smartphone? 4

Remember a few years ago when you thought that friend of yours who always had the latest model iPhone was crazy for spending that much? That’s changed in recent years as carriers and others now allow you to lease your device. Taking a page from the auto industry, you have...

Save Money on Bank Fees with These Online-Only Banks 5

It’s no secret that many Americans have a complicated relationship with banks. In many ways, they may just seem like a necessary evil people put up with for convenience sake. As a result, consumers tend to grin and bare it with the various fees they’re charged on a monthly basis....

Meal Delivery Services: Pros, Cons, and Comparisons 3

Sometimes a simple idea can really take off, leading others to put their own twist on it and flood the market. That's pretty much exactly what's happened with meal delivery services — also known as meal kit subscriptions. These plans allow you to select from a list of recipe options...