When you buy electronics, appliances, and other household items, should you buy the optional extended warranty (like a Master Protection Agreement from Sears)… or not? We’ve got the facts, plus some personal experience that might help you decide. See how Sears handles the preventive maintenance check (or cleaning) on their digital cameras. Find out when it makes sense to buy the service warranty — and when it doesn’t!
When you're trying to save money, you may be wondering... Should I buy an extended warranty for my new appliances? How do I find the best deals on new appliances? In these articles, we've covered just about every appliance under the sun -- with the goal of helping you save time and money on your own appliances.
We chose not to renew our Sam’s Club membership. But in a strange twist of fate, we found ourselves dues-paying members of Costco for the first time ever. Which is better — Sam’s or Costco? Here’s our review. Plus secret hacks for shopping at Costco, my new favorite store!
It’s easy to rent stuff you don’t always use – everything from your backyard, to your garden, clothing, cars, garages, and more. Here’s how and why to do it
Here’s a HUGE list of items which have been dramatically marked down lately because of the economy and current recession woes. Now might be a good time to take advantage of these things.
CostHelper tells you how much you should pay for what. The site consists of a database of hundreds of items, where you can investigate how much others are paying and find similar deals.
Sales people are not crazy about comparison shoppers like me. They want to catch you as soon as you think you might want to buy an item, and get you to make an impulse purchase on the spot. They want your money now and are not afraid to pressure you into making a purchase. Here are 4 tips for resisting high-pressure sales…
I don’t purchased extended warranties and service plans from department stores that try to sell them to you whenever you buy appliances and electronics. I’m more apt to buy a Home Service Plan instead. Here’s why…
A huge part of being thrifty for me is being natural. I find that when I focus on avoiding products that are toxic to either the environment or myself that I save a great deal of money. Here are some of the natural ways I use to save money…
Great tips for saving money on laundry day. It’s one routine chore that we can all streamline a bit in order to save a few dollars when washing and drying our clothes.