You’ve still got enough turkey for three armies in that freezer. You know what time of year it is.Thanksgiving pies have been gobbled, but the gingerbread’s in the oven and the shopping has only begun. You’ve got nine days to get those presents. How are you going to make it? How are you going to make it?! Don’t panic. We have some tips for you. Make … Continue reading The Guide to Giving (And Saving) This Holiday Season
A decade ago, the term Cyber Monday was conceived by the National Retail Federation to bolster sales even after the Thanksgiving weekend, and to create an online shopping equivalent to Black Friday. They implemented their concept by partnering with the media to couple the catchy phrase Cyber Monday with sales and promotions advertisements. Since then, it’s taken off. Last year, $2.68 billion were spent on Cyber Monday. That’s well … Continue reading Mistakes Exploited by Cyber Criminals on Cyber Monday: Part I
Remember last year when a Target employee hacked all of those credit cards? Well with Black Friday coming up in just days, it’s a good time to take some steps to protect your information. Shopping online is a great way to get the deals while avoiding the crowds. But make sure that when you’re shopping online you’re careful about which sites you use. Online shopping … Continue reading Keeping Your Information Safe on Black Friday
June is National Pet Preparedness month and as we all know the expenses of owning a pet add up quickly. Keep your pet budget on the right path with these money saving tips. Look for pet food and treats online. All online pet stores and even many online grocery stores sell pet food. They offer tons of brands for all types of diets and many … Continue reading How are You Saving for National Pet Preparedness Month?
Thanksgiving dinner is a distant memory and the smoke has cleared from the chaos of Black Friday. But today the shopping continues, with “Cyber Monday” in full swing. In 2005, the term “Cyber Monday” began and has grown to become a global phenomenon, with retailers in multiple countries using the phrase to drive sales. Research from comScore puts Cyber Monday sales at $610 million in … Continue reading 6 Tips to Conquering Cyber Monday
When it comes to saving on holiday gift shopping, next to general saving guidelines like sticking to your budget and knowing when to buy what, there are also a number of small tips to save here and there while you’re shopping. Although each may seem small, these mini-savings can really stack up. So as you go through checking off items on your gift list this … Continue reading Small ways to save big on holiday gifts
Someone recently came up to me and shared their experience with a website we have mentioned in the past, ShopItToMe.com. She signed up after reading our blog post and found a pair of pants that were originally $120 and purchased them for only $35! That is awesome. If you do not remember, we had talked about how easy ShopItToMe.com is and how much it can … Continue reading Great Website for Savings
Last week we discussed how to save on school supplies for the upcoming school year. This week we will discuss ways to save on clothing. Try these money-savings strategies when shopping for uniforms or clothing for back to school:
- Don’t opt out hand-me-downs. If uniforms are required, try to find an older sibling, friend or neighbor who you can borrow or purchase their used uniforms.
- Sell your gently-used uniforms for cash. There are some consignment stores specifically for school uniforms. If there is not one in your area, you can always put the word out that you are selling your child’s used uniforms – if they are still in good condition!
- Buy used uniforms. Try visiting a local consignment store. You may also get lucky and find backpacks and other items for less! Continue reading “Week 2 of 2: Back to School Savings”
Mother’s Day is just a few days away now. Want to get mom a great gift but stay within your budget? Well check out http://www.Overstock.com! Overstock is a great source for gifts at a highly discounted price. From anything like shoes to kitchenware, jewelry to bedding, they have it! This online store also offers many promotions during certain times of the year, like free shipping … Continue reading Save on Mom This Mother’s Day
Here’s another great resource to save time during your holiday shopping this season! If you don’t feel like even leaving the house, visit ShopItToMe.com and sign up to receive e-mail alerts for when items your interested in go on sale! ShopItToMe.com is a great resource for clothing items for everyone on your list. ShotItToMe.com keeps record of the styles, brands and sizes you’re looking for … Continue reading Great Website for Easy Shopping