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‘Secret’ for OTC Medications?

May 23, 2017

“Dear Jill, I saw a graphic going around social media about store-brand over-the-counter medications. Apparently there is a code on the package of store brand products like aspirin, ibuprofen a... (more)

Don’t Get Fooled By Slack-Fill

May 16, 2017

In last week’s column, I discussed the ongoing issue of package shrink, where companies downsize a product while keeping the same price. Whenever I notice a product I buy regularly has been down... (more)

Can Smaller Sizes Work In Your Favor?

May 9, 2017

Recently, a popular brand of dish detergent downsized its smallest-sized bottles. My eagle-eyed blog readers at noticed that over the past three years, this brand has downsized these s... (more)

My Thoughts On Saving and Frugality

May 2, 2017

“Dear Jill, I have some questions about how far you will go to save money. I know from those TV shows some people are just obsessed with it. Will you refuse to buy something if you don't have a... (more)

Good Mail-In Rebate Practices

April 25, 2017

I’m often asked if I participate in mail-in rebates. I’m not a huge fan of them simply because I’ve personally been burned by rebates in the past. I’ve grown frustrated with re... (more)

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