Save or Splurge

Price and value don't always go hand in hand. Use Money Magazine's buying guide below and learn that you don't always need to spend more to get more.

The kitchen
Bring home the bacon and fry it up in a stainless steel, aluminum-core pan. (more)

The living room
It doesn't take a Hollywood budget to feel like you've got front-row seats. (more)

The bedroom
You spend a third of your life in bed. Why skimp on the mattress? (more)

Wardrobe
How to look like a million bucks without breaking the bank. (more)

The office
If you're going to take your work home, shell out for a decent chair. (more)

Leisure stuff
Don't handicap your wallet by paying too much for the latest gear. (more)

What would you rather do: Stand in line or go online? Money Magazine gives you three reasons to say so long to your teller. (more)
But their financial risks have increased, undercutting some strong economic gains and their confidence about their prospects. (more)
Shopping for travel on the Web has become a long-drawn-out chore. Money Magazine's step-by-step strategy will get you to the good deals fast. (more)
Get the biggest bang for your green buck when shopping at the pricey chain. (more)
Find out how long it will take to become debt free and how much interest you'll pay. (more)
You only have so much money - make sure you're spending it in the right places. (more)
Search for free average salary information and premium salary data, adjusted by location. (more)
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Market indexes are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer LIBOR Warning: Neither BBA Enterprises Limited, nor the BBA LIBOR Contributor Banks, nor Reuters, can be held liable for any irregularity or inaccuracy of BBA LIBOR. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2014 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer The Dow Jones IndexesSM are proprietary to and distributed by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and have been licensed for use. All content of the Dow Jones IndexesSM © 2014 is proprietary to Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Chicago Mercantile Association. The market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2014. All rights reserved. Most stock quote data provided by BATS.