As the economy recovers, rising prices can seem inevitable. But they're not universal: Experts say some items and expenses may actually be cheaper in the new year.
Deal of the Day: How to pick a rewards card that will pay off -- amid a growing crowd of contenders.
Deal of the Day: To find the best deal, it pays to shop around using more than one price-comparison site.
Deal of the Day: A guide to choosing the best carrier and plan for Apple's newest model.
Deal of the Day: Prices are better than during the holiday season – but experts say not for long.
Deal of the Day: Consumers are spending more for 3D, but there are still ways to save.
Stores add holiday policies, free web returns. But some problems remain.
Gift cards are more popular than ever, but givers and receivers should exercise caution: Terms are more generous this year, but fraud risks are on the rise.
How bargain hunters can get a better price even after a purchase.
Deal of the Day: Why banks and money-management sites are vying for kids' cash.
Deal of the Day: Wal-Mart becomes the latest retailer to toy with same-day delivery.
Deal of the Day: More retailers want to send coupons to your smartphone, but the savings aren't exactly off the hook.
Deal of the Day: New registries powered by banks let users solicit cash from family and friends.
Deal of the Day: How to wheel and deal your way to a bargain during model-year-end clearances.
Deal of the Day: Ways to cut back usage to keep wireless bills from tipping the scales.
Deal of the Day: Travelers who book soon can flush out deals on flights.
Deal of the Day: How shoppers can rack up rewards at local businesses without toting around a deck of buy-10-get-1-free cards.
Deal of the Day: As airlines cut legroom, travelers have to do more legwork to get the best deal.
Deal of the Day: Spending extra for weather-protection plans may leave some travelers all wet.
Deal of the Day: Complaints about companies that buy gold continue to pile up. How to avoid getting scammed.
Deal of the Day: The sluggish economy has September travel deals looking better than usual.
Deal of the Day: College students -- and their parents -- should expect higher book prices again this year. Here are four ways to save.
Deal of the Day: This weekend, a dozen states are waiving taxes for back-to-school shoppers.
Deal of the Day: New bank apps promise fast money transfers between you and your pals. But you may still want to carry cash.
Deal of the Day: Daily deals online now come with more caveats and restrictions. But that may not be all bad for consumers.
Deal of the Day: New shared-data plans may make it cheaper, easier for parents to buy their kids smartphones, experts say.
Deal of the Day: Card companies are piling on the perks for so-called travel cards, but experts say only a select few are worth considering.
Deal of the Day: We reveal five ways to cut the long-term expense of getting pulled over.
Deal of the Day: Retailers are pushing advance deals, but shoppers may want to wait for certain items.
Deal of the Day: Prices and amenities at the nation's gambling resorts may entice those who normally steer clear of the slots.