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6 Apps You'll Need to Survive Black Friday Madness

<i>Editor’s note: This post was originally published by our partners at PopSugar Tech.</i><p>Ever wish you could take on Black Friday with a secret weapon? One that would help you brave the crowds and come out victorious? Well we’ve got, not one, but six of ’em to help you out! After you’ve stuffed yourself …

Amazon: Who says Black Friday can't start early?

The online retailer is already offering what it calls Black Friday deals on everything from electronics to fitness equipment.<p>Black Friday is still several days away, but that hasn't stopped Amazon from offering early deals.<p>Amazon's site is now listing Black Friday deals as part of the company's …

You Have No Prayer of Getting a Cheap Flight for the Holidays

Everyone knows that booking early is the only hope travelers have to avoid paying through the nose for holiday flights. This year, the price of …

BookBub Offers Daily Deals on Free or Discounted Ebooks

BookBub features deeply discounted ebooks on a variety of platforms, including the Kindle, Nook, iBooks, Google Play Books, and others. Every day …

Everything You Need to Know About Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Another Thanksgiving has come and gone, which means it’s time for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the month of gift shopping that follows. Here’s …

The 50 Free Apps We're Most Thankful For

It’s the time of year where we all give thanks, and among many other things, we here at Lifehacker are thankful for all the free apps out there that …

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Shop Till You Drop

Inside Flipboard / December 2, 2013<p>You could call us at Flipboard shopping-obsessed. Whether it’s a tiny boutique in Seattle with the best vintage …

Ways to save on costly household repairs

In today's Ways to Save video, Matt Granite takes a look at how to save on costly household repairs with free fix-it help for common household problems.<p>Matt Granite is a consumer reporter with Gannett's WKYC station in Cleveland. His Ways to Save report offers tips to consumers on how to save money …

How to Save Money: 5 Amazing Tips From New Book Bargain Fever: How to Shop in a Discounted World

Pinterest<p>At least twice a year, I'll get the hankering to make my pilgrimage an hour upstate to Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, where I more or less pillage the Balenciaga outlet, sniff around the Last Call by Neiman Marcus and Barneys, make pit stops at Prada, Dior, Saint Laurent, Tom Ford, and …

How to Save on Holiday Airfares

If you plan on flying anywhere over Thanksgiving or Christmas, now might be the best time to buy your tickets. By booking a flight in September, …

Lonely Planet’s best value travel destinations for 2014

When times are tight we suggest you travel more, not less – but pick carefully. This is where your wallet will smile at the memories for years to come.<p>Greek Islands<p>View of Navagio Beach, also known as Shipwreck Cove, on Zakynthos Island. Image by Dave Porter Peterborough Uk / Photolibrary / Getty …

Best Budget Destinations for 2014

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Jamie Beckman, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Conditions are perfect for visiting these near- and far-flung, culture-rich locales: Price-wise, 2014 is their year. Dipping hotel rates, new attractions, and some perennially affordable sights and eats make these …

Does being rich make you happy?

<i>This post originally appeared in Business Insider.</i><p>There's an oft-cited study out there that says money <i>does</i> buy you happiness—but only up until a …

Five Smart Financial Goals for 2014

This is the time of year when many people are thinking about setting goals for the upcoming year. Perhaps you would like to get in better shape, take up a new activity, stick to a tighter budget or save more for retirement. Many people shy away from New Year's resolutions, but setting concrete …

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Apple bruised as shoppers choose cheaper tablets over iPad

Our 17 Best Shopping Secrets for Discount Clothing

Sharing is caring. And also creating more competition.<p>Who said wearing designer meant you had to spend hundreds? We've rounded up 17 of the best discount and resale shopping websites so you can look a million bucks—without spending nearly that much.

Why I Gave Away Most Of My Belongings (And Why I'm Happy I Did)

The new year is a great time to resolve to get yourself in shape. But what about your home? When things are ordered and de-cluttered, your …

The 13 Biggest Money Mistakes Retirees Make

On the surface, retiring seems to be about transitioning from the working grind to days of all leisure and no alarm clocks. But underneath, there’s another shift at play: ending the days of earning and beginning the days of spending.<p>The kind of spending we’re talking about is certainly not shopping …

How to make and save money in 2014

Our 10-minute guide to making yourself wealthier this year with wise financial decisions<p>Sore heads, cold turkey sandwiches and lighter wallets can only mean one thing: the first week of January. But spare 10 minutes to read <i>Your Money</i>'s guide to making, saving and protecting your wealth in 2014 – …

Living on a budget: Readers' stories

<b>A recent article about how little money someone can realistically live on generated a big response from readers.</b><p>It looked at whether it was possible to eat healthily for £12 a week, how much in the way of clothes a person needed, and other budget essentials in the wake of the new cap on benefits. …

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How little money can a person live on?

<b>The debate over how much money benefits claimants should receive has run on for weeks. But just how little money can someone realistically get by on?</b><p>The government says no family on benefits should receive more than the £26,000 - after tax - the average family earns.<p>A benefits cap estimated at £350 …

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Best of 2013: 13 Clever Style Tips and Tricks

Next up as we close out 2013, we’re setting our sights on style and all the fun ways we hacked, beaded, and styled it up this past year. From pockets to fringe to LED headbands, here are our top 13 style tutorials of 2013.<p>1. DIY Pockets: Remember Polly Pocket? Well, this tutorial has absolutely …

The Ultimate DIY Beauty Gift Guide

There’s no need for DIY gift giving to go awry—select one or a few of our DIY beauty gifts to make someone’s holiday truly shine. Easy to come by natural ingredients, and fresh ideas abound. From <i>Spa Specialties</i> to <i>Kid Approved</i>, give a thoughtful gift and wow those on your holiday gift list this …