In an effort to be a little more competitive, Walmart just dropped their free shipping threshold. Before, when you shopped on Walmart.com, you had to order $50 or more worth of merchandise to qualify for free shipping. Today, that has changed. Now, Walmart.com, has decided to drop their free shipping threshold to $35. This seems to be a direct shot at Amazon.com, which also has a free shipping threshold at $35. Walmart.com's New Free Shipping … [Read more...] about Walmart.com Just Dropped Their Free Shipping Threshold
As an Amazon Prime member, I get access to thousands of shows and movies via Amazon Instant Video. It's one of the perks of Prime, along with the speedy two-day shipping (one day for most of my orders). Now, I do have Netflix as well, so many times the shows just overlap each other. One thing that stood out to me when I was scanning Amazon was they have added some HBO shows. Yep, if you're a fan of HBO and their content, then you can get your … [Read more...] about Like HBO? Watch These Shows On Amazon Instant Video Now!
I was jumping on Walmart.com yesterday to look to see if they had any cool sales going on. As the home page loaded, I noticed an interesting banner that I'd hadn't seen before. Now, if you've shopping on Walmart's online site, then you are used to their promotional banners. Typically it's for the season or Father's Day, but this was different. This smelled like the beginnings of an Amazon Prime type shipping service. Below is the banner ad I saw … [Read more...] about Is Walmart.com Creating a Shipping Service like Amazon Prime?
I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and is looking forward to a great start to the new year. I was able to score some nice time off from my full-time job, so it's been nice spending time with friends and family. The only downfall is I have been fighting some nasty bug that I can't seem to shake. It's really affecting my productivity. Because of this little bug, I have decided to keep my posts simple and sweet at the end of the year. I do … [Read more...] about My New Project – The Empowered Shopper
For those who don't know, we have been a cable-free household for two years now. We made the change when our bill was hovering around $120. I wasn't watching TV much and my wife didn't really care for the programming. We never felt the bill was justified when we only watched four channels our of the 200+. We switched off our cable TV package and I bought an indoor HD antenna. It was one of the best investments I could have purchased. It … [Read more...] about Is Time Warner Cable Charging For Free Programming?
In the midst of running three blogs and moving, I decided to add more things to my plate! Haha, the storied life of an entrepreneur. I have always been a techie at heart. Ever since I started my first blog back when Wordpress was just starting out, I have been hooked. When I started Debt Roundup, I never really needed anyone's help on the technical side. I have always understood how to take care of things on my own. It is nice knowing how … [Read more...] about I Am Offering a New Service – Technical Blog Management