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How to Negotiate Car Prices by Email or Phone

Save your time—and sanity—and do most of your car shopping from home. Go online to find franchised dealers in your area. Search each dealer's new-car …

The Best Rewards Credit Cards, 2017

Rewards credit cards keep getting more and more rewarding. For the past several years, card issuers have been hustling to attract customers with …

How to delete yourself from the internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. It seems like every week we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime … about reputable services falling victim to anonymous hackers … about ransomware holding random computer users’ files hostage.<p>And then there are those websites that track your every …

Take better screenshots in macOS with these hidden features

One of my favorite Mac features is the ease at which you can take and edit screenshots using Apple’s default tools. Using one of several keyboard shortcuts, I can take a screenshot of exactly what I want to capture, and edit it all (or not) in Preview.<p>Here are those keyboard shortcuts I was talking …

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How to Negotiate a New Car Price Effectively

Negotiating might feel comical—like pitting an amateur against a team of professionals. But by setting the ground rules early, you can level the …

7 simple ways to save money online

You probably remember that problem from high school math class: If you saved $5 a day and invested it at a nominal interest rate, you’d make $147,000 after 35 years. The point your math teacher was trying to make was that little amounts add up.<p>But you don’t have to stick a $5 bill in a jar. The …

5 Tip-Offs to Mechanic Rip-Offs

Unless you’re a car mechanic yourself, dealing with a repair shop may require a leap of faith. But if you pay attention to what your mechanic says …