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Jean Chatzky: 4 ways to save on airfare

[ad_1] If last year’s soaring airfares discouraged you from taking a summer vacation (the average price for a domestic flight was $396 in the third quarter of 2014, according to the most recent data from the Department of Transportation) then now’s the time to book before prices take off once again. According to a new […]

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Avoid the fruit in froyo?

[ad_1] Frozen yogurt is overpriced, but not for the reason you might guess. Self-serve shops — those places that let you pour and sprinkle your own ingredients — charge a huge markup for some of their toppings. This is because their pricing model is based on the weight: you pay the same per ounce, no […]

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Expensive ‘promposals’ are blooming

[ad_1] Limo drivers, jewelers and florists rejoice: It’s “promposal” season! What are promposals, you ask? They’re exactly what they sound like — and they’re in full swing right now as teenagers jockey for dates to the big spring dance. Making “will you go with me” sound more cool than awkward can be rather expensive, according […]