Tomorrow is Amazon's second annual Prime Day. This is an exclusive sale just for Amazon Prime members, which I am one. They started this last year to be like a Christmas in July. From a sales perspective, it was great for Amazon. From a consumer prospective, it was highly hit or miss. Being a Prime member, I decided to jump onto Amazon to see what all the hullabaloo was about. Amazon did have some good deals here and there, but they were gone … [Read more...] about How to Get the Best Amazon Prime Day Deals Before They’re Gone
Wow, I can't believe I hadn't know about this little money saving secret before. I feel like I've missed the boat big time. I shop online so often, it borders on compulsive. I really don't go to stores much unless it's the grocery store or I need to see an item before actually buying it. OK, secret is a strong word, but this little thing is really, truly, the easiest way to save money when you shop online. There is nothing easier than this. … [Read more...] about This is the Easiest Way to Save Money When Shopping Online
I'm a huge proponent for shopping online. Not only is the process much easier than it used to be, but I don't have to drive around looking for a store, parking, and dealing with people in the store. Then don't even get me started on going through checkout. Have you shopped at Walmart lately? I would rather go to Walmart.com than walk in their stores. While I can't shop online for everything (almost thanks to Amazon!), I want to make sure I'm … [Read more...] about How to Stack Savings to Keep More of Your Money
Imagine this for a moment. You walk into a store expecting to spend $100 on a product you've been researching. You've budgeted for this purchase and you're OK spending the money. It doesn't matter what the product is, but you really want it. Now, let's assume you've done your research online, like I do. Before I buy anything, I take some time to look around at other places and check prices. I want to make sure I'm getting the best deal … [Read more...] about The “Unexpected” Savings Plan – How to Keep Your Savings Account Stocked!
Ever since graduating from college three years ago, my husband and I have been working tirelessly at paying back our student loans. We’re always searching for ways to lower our expenses so we can pay off our loans faster. We’ve become experts at using coupons and watching for sales. We are careful budgeters and buy second hand when possible. A few years ago I added another powerful savings tool to my arsenal. That tool is Ebates. If you haven’t … [Read more...] about Ebates Review – How I Save Money on Every Online Purchase
Extreme couponing can be a fantastic way to save money, but it irks me. I mean 75% of the time you're getting stuff crazy cheap or free, but do you need all of it? And who doesn't love the word free? But extreme couponing is a lot of work and it doesn't take much to get burned out. Plus most of the things you're going to find with coupons aren't going to be the healthiest thing ever (such as junk food, pre-packaged food, and other stuff). So I … [Read more...] about How to Save with Coupons Without Going Crazy!