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This New Service Promises Lunch for $5 or Less

And it's from your favorite restaurants, too. 

Best Sources for Inexpensive Wedding Dresses

If you’re planning a wedding, you probably already know that costs add up—really quickly. But just because you’re sticking to (or stuck with) a budget doesn’t mean you can’t have the dress of your dreams; all it takes is a little extra research, and some insider intel. Our three favorite, unexpected places to look if you’re looking to score a drop-dead gorgeous dress that will still leave you money for your honeymoon? Your favorite retail shops (many go-tos, like J. Crew, have lines on the side specifically designed for brides and bridesmaids), sample sales (thanks to modern technology, you don’t even have to be there in person fighting off other brides-to-be), and resale options (because why should a dress so beautiful only be worn once?). Read on for the options that top our list.

Saving and Budgeting Basics

Learn how to cut expenses and save more than you spend.
 

How to Save Money on Dry-Cleaning

An anonymous dry-cleaning store manager shares the secrets to cutting your dry-cleaning bill.

7 Presidents’ Day Sales Worth Knowing About

To help you find the best deals, our editors have scoured all of the sales out there. Let this list, complete with the best categories to shop and awesome finds we think you’ll love, serve as your guide to shopping this weekend.

Money-Saving Holiday Survival Guide

Best days to shop, affordable entertaining ideas, budget travel tips, and more money-saving advice for getting through the holidays with your wallet—and your sanity—intact.

Sneaky Christmas and Holiday Shopping Tips

How merchants get you to (over)spend on holiday gifts.

3 Ways to Break Bad Holiday Shopping Habits

’Tis the season of temptations. No wonder you end up busting your budget every December. Learn how to resist your worst buying habits and your favorite retailers’ enticements, from free hot chocolate to, yes, even “Jingle Bell Rock.”