Here To Help: Budget
With food costs on the rise, people everywhere are looking for ways to reduce grocery bills. Here are tips to help your family save.
Today I had a funny couponing experience that reminded me that I often place frugality above vanity. Here's my story and I'd love to read your stories that start with "You know you're a couponer when..."
When it comes to healthy finances, periodically evaluating one's budget and savings goals is crucial.
Unconscious emotional spending or guilt spending is the leading cause of overblown holiday bills.
If it seems like your grocery store bills are getting bigger, you're not imagining it: food prices are on the rise, and poised to go higher.
If gift cards are on your Christmas list, you can save money and take away a bonus for yourself at many local stores.
If you are in the market for a new appliance, this may be the time to shop, if you can find a good deal.
Expert advice for beauty on a budget
Shoppers could be throwing away cash without realizing it, but doing five things can help people save money and avoid ever paying full price again.
Ever leave a grocery store with a big bill in hand wondering what just happened? Buying in bulk may be the answer. Shopping bloggers say warehouse stores are the way to go when trying to save money on things that get used all the time.
The program that offers North Carolina consumers savings on the purchase of efficient appliances got new funding, allowing for another round of rebates at values up to $300.
Financial author and motivational speaker Dave Ramsey offers tips on saving money and escaping debt.
When you break down the cost of a gallon of gas, most of it goes to purchasing and refining oil -- and very little to the gas station.
Women's Empowerment aims to help African-American woman navigate the real estate market. It's at the RBC Center in Raleigh Sunday, March 20, 2011.
Mortgage expert Cathy Edwards shares tips on getting a home loan in a rapidly changing market.
Lower rates will save the typical North Carolina residential customer $4.11 a month, or about $50 a year, according to Progress Energy.
Buyers of manufactured homes could earn a $500 rebate from the North Carolina State Energy Office if their new home is Energy Star-compliant, the state announced Tuesday.
According to a new survey more than 80 percent of us now use energy-efficient light bulbs, but there are other ways to boost your home’s energy efficiency.
Becky Rudder and John Sykes' wedding is in less than three weeks, and they are facing questions about their financial future that all newlywed couples need to answer.
North Carolina will launch a federally subsidized high-risk pool on July 1 for people with pre-existing medical conditions, which usually make purchasing individual insurance prohibitively expensive.
Coupons can save shoppers a lot of money, but they need to know the best places to find coupons and how to best use them.
North Carolinians quickly snatched up deals Thursday, buying energy-efficient appliances at the rate of $2,000 a minute on the first of four days of a federally funded rebate program.
Appliance retailers big and small are preparing for an onslaught of buyers this week as North Carolina rolls out a federally-funded rebate program to encourage purchases of energy-efficient machines.
Hundreds of people lined up outside the National Guard Armory in Durham early Friday for the first day of what might be the state's largest free dental clinic.
Smart Shopper Faye Prosser talks about creating a weekly meal plan.
A two-week cold snap in North Carolina froze everything but residents' heating bills.
Does everyone really need a household budget? What's the purpose of a budget? What are the basic steps to creating a budget? What pitfalls do you have to be aware of when making your budget?
Walgreens is running a four-day sale, Wednesday through Saturday, with deals that go beyond simple savings. You can get a number of items free after Register Rewards rebates. Some will even make you money.
Economic hard times and a new reluctance to use credit cards are fueling the comeback of an old shopping method: layaway.
This Saturday, it looked like Black Friday at a former Winn-Dixie supermarket in Raleigh. Crowds lined up outside, then rushed inside for the latest sale – on books.