No matter where you shop, great deals abound in August. With stores trying to get you in the door with promises of back to school sales, August is the time to stock up on certain items. Here are a few things to buy now, if you’re in the market. School Supplies August is the obvious … Read moreWhat to Buy in August
In general, people want to make financially responsible decisions when they go shopping. Often times, I look at two apparently identical items that priced differently. On some occasions, the difference between two products is as obvious as the price. The question is: should you buy the cheaper item or the more expensive one? Do you … Read moreShould You Buy a More Expensive Product?
Whenever you are shopping for services that do not have fixed pricing it’s always a good idea to do some comparison before choosing your service provider. Be careful to compare similar services to get an accurate comparison. Be careful around deals that seem too good to be true, and watch out for bad customer service. … Read more4 Things You Can Pay Less for with Comparison Shopping
I’ll admit it – I’m a shopping addict. But the last place you’ll see me, if I can help it, is at a shopping mall or retail store. I’m an online shopper and greatly prefer it for its convenience, ability to provide endless options and the freedom it allows me to browse and comparison shop. … Read more7 Secrets to Smart Shopping on the Web
Estate sales are a step-up from yard sales or garage sales. Instead of selling items people no longer want, they are trying to sell a house full of possessions people actually owned and used. They are usually held after the homeowner passes away, but may also be held because of divorce, long-distance moves, or for … Read moreTips for Finding Estate Sale Bargains
According to an infogographic compiled using information from the USDA, 6.9% of Americans’ household spending is on food. While this doesn’t seem like a huge amount, it nonetheless makes an impact. Consider: If you make $45,000 a year, that’s $3,000 a year. Many of us spend more than that, though. On top of that, the … Read moreThe Best Grocery Rewards Card: 6% Cash Back!
One of the best things you can do for your finances is to save up for the things you want. You can avoid many of the pitfalls of debt with the help of saving up, keeping more of your money and paying less in interest, and retaining your financial freedom. However, in some cases it … Read more4 Tips to Pay Less Money When Making Big Purchases
As a society, we tend to overlook a lot of things that are not right in front of our faces. The same is especially true when we go holiday shopping. All we want to know is that we are getting the best value for our buck and we typically rely on the retailers selling the … Read more4 Things to Watch Out For When You Go Shopping
One of the ways that we try to keep ourselves from feeling guilty about spending money is to “save” when we go shopping. And when it comes to holiday shopping, that means it’s all about Black Friday. Before you head out on Black Friday, though, it’s a good idea to consider whether or not you … Read moreMaking The Most of Your Money on Black Friday
There are less than two months until Christmas — do you have a plan for holiday spending yet? Some people have already finished their holiday shopping by now. Others have been diligently saving all year long to meet the financial demands of the holiday season. Still others might be dreading the upcoming holiday season because … Read more10 Steps Holiday Shopping Planning Guide and Checklist