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10 Places to Get a Great Hot Dog

1:39 pm, July 26, 2014

For some people, nothing screams summer like a good old American hot dog. Here is MainStreet's list of the best from around the country.


5 Best Cities For Used-Car Buyers (and the 5 Worst)

12:45 pm, July 25, 2014

Used car pricing boils down to supply, demand and density. If you're in an isolated city with frugal car buyers, expect to pay more for someone else's vehicle.


Hershey Announces Broad Price Increase

9:51 am, July 25, 2014

As the cost of commodities are increasing, the chocolate giant raised its price by 8%.


When Is The Best Time To Use Coupon Codes?

7:49 am, July 25, 2014

Consumers flock to coupon codes to slash prices, but knowing what day of the week the best coupon codes are released can help you stretch your savings.


Millennials Are Driving Pet Industry's Expansion Yet Criticized by Experts

11:18 am, July 24, 2014

76% of Millennials are more willing to make impulse and pampering purchases than they would for themselves on certain pricey items for their pets.


Drivers Have an Ally in These 5 Credit Cards for Gas Rewards

8:15 am, July 24, 2014

We spend an average $3,000 a year on gas, but these cards can help save roughly the equivalent of one month's fuel bill.


Your Education Impacts How Much You Spend

11:40 am, July 23, 2014

Households with the most education spend less on food, apparel, tobacco and alcohol.


Would You Charge Your Adult Kid Living at Home Rent?

7:44 am, July 23, 2014

For parents' whose kids are sleeping in their basement, many are extending their hands for contributions.


5 Tips for Families Doing Back-to-School Shopping Early

9:00 am, July 21, 2014

Nearly a quarter of families started back-to-school shopping two months early last year. Here's the smartest way to do it.


Americans Lack Confidence When It Comes to Personal Finance

5:03 am, July 21, 2014

Americans who save frequently tend to be more financially confident.

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