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9 Things You Can Get for Free on Amazon

It's actually pretty easy to get free stuff on Amazon, you just need to know where to look. You can get free products, gift cards, Amazon credits, …

Oh no, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 batteries recalled due to fire risk

It's not every day that a 3-year-old phone surprises us with cutting-edge features, but the Galaxy Note 4 just revealed that it packs a punch we …

This Easy Greek Cucumber Salad Is Calling Your Name

Summer is all about the simple side salads. When fresh produce is at its best, you only need a few pantry staples and spices to dress it up. Case in …

Recipes

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How to get free or low-cost health care, regardless of your insurance coverage

Avoiding the doctor because you simply can’t afford it? If so, you're not alone, as 1 in 4 Americans report they or a family member has skipped …

Amazon Reveals Its Most Watched Shows & Movies During Winter Storm Stella

Amazon has shared the top streamed television shows and movies during this past week’s Winter Storm Stella. The report looks at what users streamed …

5 ways to keep the government from spying on you

Ever feel like someone is watching you? You may not be paranoid.<p>A new round of documents regarding government surveillance was unveiled by WikiLeaks …

Privacy

Turn Juice Into Hooch: Three Kinds of Alcohol You Can Make at Home

Learning how to make your own alcohol from basic ingredients is easy to do: Just gather some equipment, make sure your containers are clean​ and …

Beer

The No. 1 killer in US hospital is … secrecy

What’s the biggest killer in hospitals? Secrecy. That’s the takeaway from the feds — specifically, the Government Accountability Office and the Food …

Your TV is probably tracking you -- here's how to stop it

Internet-connected smart TVs and streaming devices from Vizio, LG, Samsung, Sony, Roku, Google and others can all spy on your viewing habits. Here's how to stop them.<p>When you unpacked your new TV or streamer for the first time, you probably couldn't wait to start watching it. In the excitement to …

There’s a hidden menu in Android that lets you unlock experimental features — here’s how to use it

It's not available on every device — you'll have less luck if yours has a heavy UI skin — but it's worth checking out to see which features may be arrive with future Android versions. For example, some of the features Google brought to the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update — where it was first …

Apps

Follow these tried-and-true tips to get a deal on a new car

<b>By Tom Krisher,</b> <i>The Associated Press</i><p>DETROIT — If you do your homework, now is the time to practically steal a new sedan from your car dealer.<p>For more …

Ripoff Alert: Credit Score Companies Fined for Duping Customers

Turns out those pricey scores aren’t actually that useful.<p>If you’ve paid for a credit score from Equifax or TransUnion at any point in the last few …

The Oil Industry's 5 Biggest Surprise Winners of 2016

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Raise your hand if you expected that midstream general partner <b>ONEOK</b> (NYSE: OKE) would be the top-performing large-cap energy stock this year.<p>My hand isn't up, and I'll bet most who follow the industry closely didn't tap it as their top pick this year, either. In fact, I'd …

Investing

10 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Save Money in 2017

As we inch closer to 2017, many of us have money on the brain. If you're hoping 2017 will finally be the year you get on top of your savings, here are 10 simple, painless ways to achieve that goal.<p>IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES.<p>While maintaining a budget is one of the most effective tools for tracking …

Retirement

10 Downright Dreamy Trains to Take Before You Die

The most romantic — and civilized — way to travel.<p>If you've had enough of the indignities of air travel (and there are so very many) and long car …

The Best (And Worst) States For Your Money in 2017

We <i>know</i> you've got new year's resolutions. But if one is to get your finances in tip-top shape, you might want to take your eyes off your bank accounts and look to your address for the ways you can (or can't) get ahead. That's right: Where you live plays a big part in how financially successful you …

AT&T to refund more than $88 million to customers for unauthorized charges

Shutterstock<p>Back in 2014, the FTC cracked down on AT&T for placing unauthorized third-party charges on its customers’ phone bills, a practice known as “mobile cramming”. On average, the company charged its users $9.99 per month for ringtones and text message subscriptions containing love tips, …

Identity Theft

American Airlines $73 First Class Fares (Upgrade for $7!) and How to Earn Full Miles on Discount American Fares

<i>One Mile at a Time</i> highlights the cheapest first class upsell fare I’ve ever seen.<p>American Airlines will sell you coach one-way for the 834 mile …

Apple issues critical iOS update to thwart 'Pegasus' malware

Security researchers have identified a three-headed monster that could be used to record sounds, collect passwords, read text messages, record calls and track users. All iOS versions 9.3.4 and below are vulnerable.<p>The attack utilizes a mobile spyware product, ‘Pegasus,’ created by NSO Group — an …

iOS

Dish introduces trimmed-down $29 cable pack

Dish Network is trying to please cord-cutters by tempting them to keep the cord.<p>The satellite TV company is offering a "skinny" version of its …

These are the major differences between Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard — and which one is a better vacation spot

Ripe with fresh seafood, stunning beaches, natural beauty, quaint main streets, wild parties, and plenty of lighthouses, the two locations could combine to make the ultimate summer spot. But, split them up and which is better — the Cape or the Vineyard?<p>We decide by taking into account factors like …

New England

20 tricks insiders use to score a cheap hotel room

Finding a cheap hotel room can be difficult. The average daily rate for U.S. hotel rooms has increased in the past seven years, to $121.37 in 2015, according to statistics resource Statista.<p>But that doesn't mean you can't find deals to save money on a hotel room. There are many hotel savings tricks …

Hospitality

This Tropical Resort Can Be Yours for $49

Dream of owning your own tropical paradise, but don’t have the cash? Well, do you think you could scrounge up $49? That’s exactly how much one person …

How to turn off your search and location history in Google

By now, it should come as no surprise that Google keeps track of your search and location history.<p>But you may be surprised to find out just how …

After 3 months, my favorite new money app has replaced my bank

Some are better than others. Some advertise with talking babies. More and more of them are developing strong online services — and there are external apps like Mint that can help you manage your money. But mostly, banking is still a terrible experience dominated by bad apps, bad fees, and bad …

Apps

Top 20 Android apps and games of the month

Discover Auntie’s crooners with BBC Music, track breastfeeding and nappy changes with Glow Baby, and put a VHS camcorder filter over videos, plus play GTA: Liberty City Stories, Final Fantasy XI and more<p>In terms of sheer numbers, Google’s Android has been bigger than Apple’s iOS for some time now – …