Ways to Save When Traveling in the Off-Season

How to save money when you visit Europe this fall! Summer is a popular time for Americans traveling to Europe as they take advantage of warm weather and time off from school. But if you can’t squeeze in a trip across the Atlantic over the next month, don’t rule out Europe altogether. Autumn is the perfect time for a stroll through Paris or a visit to one of Rome’s gelaterias. October Read more ...

5 Ways to Save Money on College Food

We already know that college is expensive. From textbooks to tuition--it all adds up. So anyway to save a few bucks is beneficial to a college student. The easiest--and maybe even healthiest--way to do so is with food. Feeding yourself on a college budget can be tricky, but with these simple tips, you can save money on college food and be on your way to both a healthier body and wallet. Try Read more ...

Weekly Deals from Nordstrom, FineStationery and More

If you feel that itch to do some shopping, take a look at these top weekly deals. There is bound to be something for you--I guarantee it. Nordstrom Nordstrom’s Anniversary sale only comes around once a year, so be sure to take advantage of it while you can. Almost everything is on sale--only a handful of exclusions apply. Browse the site to see the amazing deals on everything including Read more ...

Trending School Outfit Styles for Kids

Back to school sales are revving up. For many families, that means buying their kids a whole new wardrobe, or at least a new pair of jeans or two. These days, many young kids are just as much into fashion as the teens. So we’ve rounded up the top trending school outfit styles for kids and the best deals. Now kids K-12 can enter that classroom door in fun, affordable fashion. Plaid: In Read more ...

Weekly Deals from T-Mobile, Audible.com and More

This week we have a smorgasbord of offers, ranging from deals on an awesome new phone to the chance of winning a “sweet” tour of the See’s Candies factory. July may be halfway over, but the deals are still going on strong. T-Mobile The newest LG phone is finally here, so if you need a phone upgrade, now is the perfect time. The LG G3 has a large high definition screen, a 13MP camera, Read more ...

Brown Bagging It

Our household savings expert, Jeanette Pavini, always says one of the best ways to significantly cut household spending is to skip lunches out and start brown bagging it. This week, she hit the road with Sacramento’s KOVR TV reporter Melissa Cabral to show viewers just how much can be saved by simply packing a lunch. Here are some examples: The average deli price of a turkey and cheese sandwich Read more ...

Weekly Deals from Sam’s Club, CVS Photo, 4inkjets and More

Here are some awesome deals this week to help you get your July shopping in gear. Sam's Club: Have an itch to do some shopping this week, but not sure what to get? Check out Sam’s Club. They currently have over $4,500 in instant savings on hundreds of different products. Expires 7/20 4inkjets: Stock up on printer ink or toner. Use code HEAT14 to save $10 off all products and get Read more ...

The Best Things to Buy in July 2014

Whether you’re spending your day in an air-conditioned movie theater or barbecuing with family, there’s no shortage of fun to be had in July. Fortunately, for savvy shoppers, deals are also in abundance. Here’s how you can save on July’s best buys. Movies: Summer movie programs are in full effect and that means children’s movies cost as little as $1 per person. Check out Cinemark’s Read more ...