Love is in the air as Valentine's Day approaches. Show someone how much you care with a cheery and beautiful bouquet of flowers or a small gift. If you reside in the Northeast, be sure to stock up on...
Out with the old and in with the new - lots of posts from us to you this week. Renew yourself with a different job or a no-smoking pledge for an extended lease on life. Instead of regifting or hiding...
It's only the beginning of January, but cold and flu season came on early and is shaping up to be one of the most severe in recent years. Doctor's visits for fevers, coughs, and sore throats have spiked...
Thank goodness for medication: It speeds up recovery, cures common illnesses, and keeps chronic diseases under control. But for all the benefits of modern medicine, it does come with a major downside:
UPDATE: Walgreen To Launch Low-Price Store Brand Early Next Year (The Wall Street Journal)
We told you last week that a test claimed generic batteries perform just as well as name-brand ones. Another story on Consumerist is asking a similar question: Does cheap soap clean as well? According... Read more on Consumerist »
Don't be shy the next time you get sick, and use these doctor bargaining tips. Thanks to Time for giving us the courage to ask. Read more on Time »
Everything you ever wanted to know about a prescription medication that the commercials don't tell you...KomoNews.com reports on a new online tool that gives you pricing information along with the... Read more on KomoNews.com »
Confused about the new health care reform bill? Join the club. CBS Money Watch tries to help you sort things out with this report. Read more on CBS Money Watch »
No one wants to get sick from eating food. But we've certainly seen our share of that recently. In this report from The New York Times, you'll find some tips that should keep you healthy and solvent. Read more on The New York Times »
Instead of a parent wagging a finger at you, Time offers this list of "don't"s that are meant to help you better manage your money by avoiding some all-too-common traps that can wreak havoc on your... Read more on Time »
We're all too aware of the high cost of medical care. So the next time you feel faint at the sight of your bill, The New York Times suggests offering immediate payment in exchange for a hefty discount. Read more on The New York Times »
Presciption medications cost a bundle, even with an insurance co-pay. But there are ways to obtain cheaper meds, and the Huffington Post tells you how. Read more on Huffington Post »
Those doctor fees can sure put a dent in your budget. But there's hope: WMBFnews.com found a website that lets you search for all kinds of doctors who are willing to cut a deal for those willing... Read more on WMBFnews.com »
All those premium consumer goods look so enticing. But here are some tips from BUXR about the biggest ripoffs and where to find the goods that are worth their price. Read more on BUXR »
How many bottles of over-the-counter drugs do you have in your medicine cabinet? Think of all the money you spend on these remedies. And then thank WCPO for sharing the results of some research... Read more on WCPO »
You know that green stuff you used to carry in your pocket? Well, it's making a comeback. Why? Because, as Bankrate.com points out, a surprising number of merchants and service providers give discounts... Read more on Bankrate.com »
You know that gym membership you never use? Well, instead of renewing, WSOCTV.com suggests you spend the money on an in-home gym. It's cheap, it's convenient, and it's in your face all the time. Read more on WSOCTV.com »
Prescription drugs may be one of the few areas relatively immune to price cutting these days. But if you're looking for a deal, check out the website that LifeHacker found. Read more on Life Hacker »
Headaches are painful enough. Now we learn they hurt the pocketbook too. Ouch. MainStreet.com offers these ideas to ease the strain on your budget. Read more on MainStreet.com »