saving money

5 ways to cut your energy bills

There are some really, really easy things you can do today to trim that electric and/or gas bill that haunts your mailbox month in, month out.

5 Black Friday tips to beat the crowds

It's all about going online and price matching

SouthernSavers.com founder Jenny Martin gives us great tips on how to save money on Black Friday - and she's not the kind of person to brave the crowds.

Blog: L.L. Bean free organizer

If you get an L.L. Bean catalog, you'll want to pay attention

I have never ordered anything from L.L. Bean but I apparently get their catalog.  Paying attention to the promo code paid off.

Consumer Reports: How to get free stuff

All you need is a computer and some time

If you think there's no such thing as free lunch, think again. There are lots of products you can get online without having to pay a cent.

Consumer Reports: Best ice cream

Taking a look at what vanilla should taste like

America's favorite ice cream is vanilla. But what makes plain vanilla really great plain vanilla?