Orange Juice Prices Are Squirting Higher


Orange juice prices reached a two-year high over fears of smaller harvests in Brazil and Florida, the two largest sources of oranges worldwide. Droughts in both regions have been driving up prices. Orange juice contracts for May delivery on the ICE (Intercontinental Exchange) futures market ended the trading day up about 1% on Wednesday...
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Coffee Prices To Rise Amid Drought In Brazil


Prices for coffee beans have been on the rise, which could cause prices to increase at a store near you. On February 20, arabica prices for futures contracts due in May reached $1.6945 per pound, after settling at $1.5485 just two days prior. While these prices are far from 2011′s peak near $3 per...
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How To Maximize Savings From Travel Sites


Prices for airline tickets and hotels are constantly fluctuating, making it tricky to pinpoint when to book your next trip. Travel websites have completely changed the process of booking hotels and flights, while making it easier to save money, too. There’s no rule of thumb as to whether booking directly with the airline or the...
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Financial Resolutions For 2014

Financial Resolutions For 2014

For the New Year, becoming financially fit and organized tends to be a common resolution. As with any new goal, sticking to a plan of action that works is daunting. Here are five financial resolutions for 2014 and a few quick and actionable tips to accomplish them: 1. Save more When it comes to...
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5 Ways To Maximize Gift Cards


Gift cards are one of the most popular holiday gifts this and every year. They’re fast, convenient and tend to go over well with recipients. Some 81% of consumers will spend $30 billion on gift cards, according to the National Retail Federation. After the holidays, consumers will be sifting through tons of gift cards,...
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Save Money Shopping Online With Coupons And Apps


With Cyber Monday behind us, don’t expect the online deals to dwindle. As the holiday season progresses, retailers are desperate to move inventory out of stores and warehouses. Nonetheless, it’s important to keep up with the latest apps and strategies to stretch your online savings even further. When it comes to saving money online,...
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5 Holiday Shopping Budgeting Tips


As the holiday shopping season begins, setting a budget before you hit the stores puts you on track to enjoy the holidays debt-free. With 140 million people expected to shop on Black Friday weekend, according to the National Retail Federation, it’s tempting to spend beyond your means, especially as retailers pull every lever to...
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3 Pitfalls Of Layaway


Layaway has made a comeback over the past few years as another tactic for retailers to lure customers into stores. The premise of layaway makes sense: lock in the price of an item now and make monthly or weekly payments up until the holidays. Layaway ensures you won’t rack up any credit card debt,...
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How To Navigate Black Friday


Black Friday has always been dubbed the busiest holiday shopping day of the year and the official start of the holiday shopping season. This year, the importance of luring shoppers into stores has never been more urgent, primarily for two reasons. First, since Thanksgiving falls on a later date this year, there are six...
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