Category: Spend Smarter

Risk and Reward with Deirdre Bolton

Fox Business | July 7, 2015

What would you do with $20,000? #SecretStash


Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday

Is Black Friday worth the hype? Or is it better to shop online during Cyber Monday? Here’s what you need to know.

Fox 5 New York | November 20, 2014

Is it better to buy or rent? Depends on the item.

Should you buy or rent a home?

Lease or purchase a car?

Buy or borrow power tools?

Own or Rent DVDs and books?

Rent or purchase camping gear?

Find out the answers to all of these questions in this “Buy Versus Rent” segment from the today show.

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3 tips to cool impulse shopping urges

Impulse shopping makes us happy, and it’s particularly tempting during the holiday shopping season. Here’s what you need to know to fight the impulse shopping urge while you’re out and about during Black Friday and beyond.  (more…)

Mobile Shopping on the Rise This Holiday Season

If you’re planning to do some mobile shopping this holiday season, it’s important to practice safe shopping. We’ve got tips to help you find the best deals and gifts, while keeping your information safe and secure. (more…)

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The Today Show: Credit Card 101

How do you pick the best rewards credit card?

When it comes to choosing a credit card, most people can benefit from choosing a rewards credit card. But to truly pick the best rewards credit card for you, you need to assess your spending. (more…)

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The Today Show | Buy or Bust: Home Buying Myths

Is credit score the most important thing for homebuyers?

Personal finance expert Lauren Lyons Cole and Realtor Jay Morrison quiz Willie Geist and Natalie Morales about whether your credit score is most important when buying a house and if you should offer less than 10 percent on a home

When it comes to purchasing your next car, does car shopping online make sense for you? Find out in this clip from CBS This Morning: Saturday.

Cheap Eats: How to Eat Healthy on a Budget

Eating healthy and saving money may not sound like fun, but it really doesn’t have to be a buzzkill. Follow these tips to learn how to eat healthy on a budget while still enjoying your meals.