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13 May, 2014, 06:00 ET ShopSmart's Closet Solutions for $25 or less

 Those looking to tame an out-of-control closet or for smart ways to store clothes may already have the tools they need handy. The June 2014...


27 Mar, 2014, 11:26 ET ShopSmart Reveals the Best Root Touch-Up Kits

 Root touch-up products are a great way to stretch the time between hair-color appointments and help save some money. The April 2014 issue...


25 Mar, 2014, 06:00 ET ShopSmart Shares Everyday Secrets for Dealing with Devastating Messes

Dealing with difficult-to-remove stains can be stressful; yet many of the tools needed to tackle a mess may be lying around the home already. The...


28 Jan, 2014, 06:00 ET ShopSmart Reveals the Best Boxed Chocolates

Valentine's Day sweets worth the splurge When it comes to chocolate, the good stuff doesn't come cheap.  The March 2014 issue of...


07 Jan, 2014, 06:00 ET ShopSmart's Simple Clutter-Busting Solutions

Quick, easy, and affordable fixes for getting organized in the new year  Some organizing challenges around the house never seem to go...


19 Dec, 2013, 06:00 ET ShopSmart's Best Shopping Tips of the Year

Never miss out on savings by following these money-saving strategies; Plus, shopping don'ts  Shopping smart doesn't mean cheaping out on...


17 Dec, 2013, 06:00 ET ShopSmart's Best & Worst Products of the Year

The winners and losers from more than 3,300 products tested in 2013 Not every product lives up to its claims, and others sometimes exceeds...


19 Nov, 2013, 06:00 ET ShopSmart's Ultimate Guide to Holiday Shopping

Money-saving shopping strategies, gift-card gotchas, DIY gift-wrapping tips, and more YONKERS, N.Y., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --...


12 Nov, 2013, 06:00 ET ShopSmart: Great Sites for Gifts Under $25

Sites to help shoppers on a budget check everyone off their list; Plus, gifts that give back  Finding the perfect holiday gift on a budget...


29 Oct, 2013, 06:00 ET ShopSmart Uncovers the Best Perks of Retailer Loyalty Programs

Shoppers can earn great benefits and rewards for their holiday shopping and everyday purchases; Plus, three free awesome rewards apps...


22 Oct, 2013, 06:00 ET ShopSmart: The Best Skillets and Cookware Sets

Tests reveal seven top choices including two store-brand winners from Walmart The best pots and pans should conduct heat evenly, clean up...


16 Oct, 2013, 06:00 ET ShopSmart's Secrets for Saving Big on Shaving

Razors, blades, creams and other hair-removal products can be costly, but don't have to be.  The November 2013 issue of ShopSmart, from...


08 Oct, 2013, 06:00 ET ShopSmart's Favorite New Tools for Bargain Lovers

Online Sites that will save shoppers time, money and aggravation this holiday season; Plus, five new shopping apps worth trying With the...


24 Sep, 2013, 06:00 ET ShopSmart Uncovers The Six Top Kitchen Dangers

Simple tips for staying safe and preventing injuries Absent-minded mistakes in the kitchen cause many  cuts, burns, and other...


17 Sep, 2013, 06:00 ET ShopSmart Puts Fast Clothing Fixes to the Test

Not all TV gadgets solve fashion jams.  One gadget worth a go; four products to skip Many TV products claim to be quick-fix solutions for...


10 Sep, 2013, 06:00 ET ShopSmart's Secrets for Saving Even More at Discount Stores

How to score apparel, accessories, and more at the best prices; plus, bargain hot spots Shoppers are bound to get a good deal at a discount...


05 Sep, 2013, 06:00 ET ShopSmart: Five Ways to Refresh a Car After Summer Travel

Tips that will make vehicles shine inside and out; plus, the best cleaning tools Summer road trips can be taxing on a vehicle's interior...


21 Aug, 2013, 06:00 ET ShopSmart Decodes Tricky Food Labels

What those health claims on food and beverage really mean; plus, those consumers can trust The package says "heart healthy," "reduces...


13 Aug, 2013, 06:00 ET ShopSmart: Five Great Financial Freebies

Truly free financial products and services; Plus, not-so-hot giveaways There are free financial products and services to be had, but...


06 Aug, 2013, 06:00 ET ShopSmart: Six Surprising Home Hazards

Appliances that are most likely to start a fire; Plus, ways consumers can protect themselves An alarming number of appliance fires are...


23 Jul, 2013, 06:00 ET ShopSmart: Five Easy Ways to Save on Back-to-School Stuff

Plus, where to save the most money on school supplies  The new school year is more than a month away, but back-to-school sales are...


23 Jul, 2013, 06:00 ET ShopSmart: Cinco maneras distintas de economizar en artículos para regresar a la escuela

El nuevo año escolar está a más de un mes de su llegada, sin embargo las ofertas de regreso a la escuela ya están por todos...


16 Jul, 2013, 06:00 ET ShopSmart: Seis aplicaciones para obtener ahorros adicionales en el supermercado

Los malos hábitos de compras se pueden aprender a romper – basta preguntar al 63 por ciento de los estadounidenses en la nueva...


16 Jul, 2013, 06:00 ET ShopSmart: Six Apps for Scoring Extra Savings at the Supermarket

Mobile tools to get shoppers organized and find deals at the grocery store Bad shopping habits can be tough to break – just ask the 63...


25 Jun, 2013, 06:00 ET ShopSmart's Secrets for Sunburn Relief

There's no cure for a sunburn, but there are ways to minimize the misery.  The July 2013 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from Consumer Reports,...