fashion

Columbus Day Weekend sales: Prices slashed on home, outdoor and fashion items

Columbus Day, a federal holiday, and Indigenous Peoples Day are Monday, Oct. 12, and retailers once again see this long holiday weekend as a time for sales.

Online home retailer Wayfair is slashing up to 70% off on select items during a clearance event. Bedroom furniture starts at $99, bedding sets at $39.99 and storage solutions at $19.99.

Kitchen and dining furniture and ceiling and wall lights are up to 50% off, living room seating and wall art are up to 60% off and area rugs are up to 70% off.

Save up to 50% on outdoor furniture and up to 55% on TV stands, living room tables and bathroom upgrades.

See more sales on kids furniture, entryway furniture, table and floor lamps, kitchen essentials as well as small electronics and appliances.

If you’re already shopping, here are highlights:

  • Coach Outlet is offering up to 70% off sitewide At Coach,
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Apple gift card prices slashed in this Amazon Prime Day sale

Sometimes the perfect gift is easy to choose, or friends and family drop such strong hints that it’s impossible to pick out the wrong present. But for people who have everything or are discerning (in other words, difficult to please) there are gift cards. 

If you don’t even want to leave the house, e-cards or gift cards ordered at home can be delivered straight to the recipient’s door. So, you can give yourself a day off from braving the high street while you get your Christmas shopping sorted. 

Now, thanks to an amazing early Prime Day deal, you can save money on some popular gift cards at Amazon.

Check out the deals below:

Save 10% on App Store & iTunes Gift Cards £25 and above | Amazon
One card, millions of ways to enjoy it. Use the App Store & iTunes Gift Card to get apps, games, music, films and

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shopping

Shopping once every 3 weeks slashed my grocery bill in half

Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, like American Express, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective.

Grocery spending can add up quickly. Even though you might have the goal of saving money by cooking for yourself, it is easy to let your grocery bill get out of hand. 

I know this reality all too well — I’ve spent way too much on groceries in the past and blown my budget. But I learned a few tricks and I’ve been able to dramatically slash my grocery bill with a long-term meal planning strategy. Here’s how I made that happen. 

How I let my grocery spending explode

As a family of two, we were spending over $750 per month in groceries last July. Of course, it was a

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