We’ve reached round four in our new series about the best money-saving mobile apps. So far, we’ve covered Shopkick, an app that rewards you simply for going into your favorite stores; Key Ring Reward Cards, an app that allows you to keep all of your retail rewards cards on your Smartphone; and GasBuddy, an app that helps you find the cheapest gas prices wherever you are. This week, we review RedLaser, an app that finds the lowest prices on items you’d like to purchase.
For the last few weeks, we’ve learned about the best places to find coupons, secrets from TLC’s Extreme Couponers and even the best couponing books to read. But, I’m sure many of you are still bemoaning, “I just don’t have the time to coupon!” It’s a valid argument. Scanning weekly ads takes time. Finding coupons takes time. Actually using coupons at the store takes time. And time is a rare commodity these days. So, how can you take advantage of coupons without spending hours every week? Fortunately, many coupon enthusiasts have done the work for you
If you haven’t seen TLC’s latest show, Extreme Couponing, you’re missing out on quite a spectacle. To give you an idea, these bargain shoppers frequently pay less than 10 percent of their grocery bills, most of which are greater than $500. That’s a lot of free stuff! But one question many consumers have, especially when watching this show, is where to actually find these coupons. We’ve taken the guesswork out of “couponing” with our list of the top five places to find coupons.
Would you jump at the chance to get the latest Louis Vuitton bag at 70 percent off the retail price? Yeah, who wouldn’t? Exclusivity has long created a burning desire for the latest product or service. Now, this sensation is sweeping the online world with private sale shopping websites. You have to be invited by a current member of the group to become a member of these private shopping groups, but the rewards are enormous. These private shopping sites offer members up to 80 percent off luxury goods, services, travel and more.
As the world continues to tighten its belt during this sluggish economy, consumers are looking for ways to save money like never before. Fortunately, thanks to the convenience and power of online shopping, there has never been a better time to save money. There are endless possibilities if you know where to look! With a little forward thinking and planning, families can save thousands of dollars a year by stocking up when the sales are good.