As a Black Friday shopper, you’re someone who enjoys the act of saving – maybe even more than the act of shopping! You feel triumph at every product you buy below full price and you brag about how cheap that new pair of shoes you bought were. But you may be overlooking one other way to save some money this Black Friday: your credit card.
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Black Friday and Cyber Monday are right around the corner. Are you ready? Before you head out to grab the great deals that these bargain shopping days often afford, make sure you go in prepared. Here are 10 tips to get you ready.
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.
A trip to the mall can often be more overwhelming than balancing your checkbook at the end of the month. (Will we ever learn to just do it as we go?) With so many options and price points, it’s difficult to know what any one item is really worth. Typically speaking, I like to keep all purchases under $100. And if I’m being honest, I have a hard time shelling out more than $50 for any one item. But rather than look at the price tag as a single number, I’ve actually found the best deals (and saved the most money!) when I’ve employed a simple formula: cost per wear.
How many times have you looked into your closet and wanted to scream, “I have nothing to wear!” Sometimes, it seems like no matter how much money we spend on clothes, our wardrobe still falls short. But with these five simple tips, you’ll learn how to streamline your shopping habits, save money and finally build the wardrobe of your dreams.
The holiday season has become synonymous with shopping. “Black Friday” has become an unofficial national holiday to rival Thanksgiving, “Cyber Monday” is attracting more attention as people look for great deals online, and the month of December is full of holiday parties and all the gift-giving that goes with it. While it’s great to celebrate the holidays and share generosity with your loved ones, every year too many families get overextended financially due to too much shopping. What are some ways to keep this holiday season “merry” for your finances?
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