Best of DailyFinance: The Week in Review (May 19-25, 2014)

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Our most-shared story of the week was a story we featured from Business Insider on why you should never wash your jeans. It was shared 6,00 times on Facebook. Check it out -- we know you're curious! Also shared this week was our post on the best things to buy at Whole Foods.

1. Why You Should Never Wash Your Jeans
2. Best Things to Buy at Whole Foods

3. Nearly 2 Million Pounds of Tainted Ground Beef Recalled
4. Class of 2014: Here's How You Can Become Multimillionaires
5. The eBay Hack: What You Need to Do Right Now
6. Switzerland's Minimum Wage Could Jump from $0 to $25 an Hour
7. Mortgage Rates Fall for Fourth Straight Week
8. Lower Rates Prompt More Mortgage Applications
9. 12 Purchases You Should Always Negotiate On
10. The Truth About Corporate America's Biggest Tax Dodgers

Check out the 6 Best Things to Buy at Memorial Day Sales:

6 Best Things to Buy at Memorial Day Sales
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Best of DailyFinance: The Week in Review (May 19-25, 2014)
Many clothing stores will offer additional discounts on clearance items, and consumers can expect some online retailers to offer free shipping, according to Aeropostale (ARO) has marked down everything, including new arrivals by 50 percent. American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) is offering an additional 40 percent off clearance items that already are marked down up to 50 percent. JCPenney (JCP) has hundreds of items for men, women and children on sale for $20 or less. Gap is offering daily deals online and discounts of up to 50 percent online and in stores. Nordstrom's (JWN) "half-yearly sale" means women's and kids' clothing will be 40 percent off, and there will be free shipping on online purchases, according to Lands' End (LE) has markdowns of up to 65 percent. Sears has discounted summer apparel 50 percent to 60 percent and is offering additional discounts of up to 25 percent for online orders of $150 or more.
Best Buy (BBY) has marked down major appliances 10 percent to 25 percent. Select appliances at Home Depot (HD) are up to 45 percent off. Lowe's (LOW) has discounts ranging from 10 percent to more than 30 percent on select appliances. Sears (SHLD) led up to the holiday with 30 percent off its Kenmore appliances and up to 40 percent off other appliances.
You can save up to 50 percent on tents, sleeping bags, backpacks and other outdoor essentials during's Memorial Day sale. Plus, you can get free two-day shipping on orders of $50 or more. Outdoor gear retailer REI is having its biggest sale of the year through May 26, with up to 30 percent off clothing, shoes, camping gear and more.
You'll find some of the best sales at Macy's (M) and Sears. Macy's is offering an additional 10 percent off mattresses that are marked down 30 percent to 50 percent. Sears is offering savings of up to 60 percent on mattresses, plus an extra 10 percent off mattresses priced more than $599 and free delivery.
Sears has discounts of up to 50 percent on select power tools and 20 percent of lawn and garden power tools. Markdowns on tools at Lowe's range from 10 percent to more than 30 percent.

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