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Received an Unexpected Package? It Could Be a Brushing Scam

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Go green and save green with our exclusive Avocado mattress promo code for Reader's Digest readers. Save $150 on an...


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How I Saved $13,000 in One Year Doing 3 Simple Things

This mom of three made some simple budget changes and saved around $13,000 in just one year.


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How to Stop Getting Those Pesky Car Extended Warranty Calls

Robocalls about your car's extended warranty are annoying and potentially dangerous. Here's why you're getting them in the first place—and how...


Our Home Editor’s #1 Pick for Black Friday Sales 2022

Here's what our Home Editor is adding to her cart ahead of Black Friday (and you should too).

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These day-after-Christmas sales offer some of the best deals of the year!


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The Sephora Holiday Savings Event Is Almost Here—Here’s What You Should Shop

Save on all your beauty favorites during Sephora's Spring Savings Event! But you have to hurry, the most popular products...


The 150 Cyber Monday Sales You Don’t Want to Miss in 2022

We found all of the best Cyber Monday deals with the biggest markdowns of the year. Bookmark this page for...


Every Veterans Day Sale You Won’t Want to Miss This Year

There may be fewer Veterans Day sales this year because of supply-chain issues, but there are still plenty of amazing...


Target vs. Walmart: Which Is Best?

These two favorite retailers have a lot to offer, but which is a better shopping choice?


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Find everything you need to spruce up your living space at these Labor Day furniture sales.


The Zappos VIP Sale Is Here for Back to Fall Shopping

Zappos is serving major savings right now on all your favorite brands, from Madewell to Adidas. Just in time to...

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The Best Labor Day Mattress Sales of 2022

These Labor Day mattress deals are the stuff that dreams are made of. Labor Day sales are the best time...


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11 Facebook Marketplace Scams to Watch Out For

Buyer beware: Lots of scammers set up shop on Facebook Marketplace. Here's how to avoid falling victim to one.


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