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!
How many online reviews do you typically read before making a purchase? If you’re like me, you probably do a lot of research. Here are the best review sites I’ve used and what they offer consumers.
Interested in ways to save money bulk shopping, but not sure if it’s going to be cost effective for you? I had that very same fear. But I’ve learned how to save money buying in bulk with a friend and splitting the purchases — and the fees! Here are my best tips to help you buy bulk items with friends, family, or neighbors. I’ll also explain how to set up a bulk buying co-op. Let’s get started today!
Wondering if the Craftsman lifetime warranty is still good since Sears sold Craftsman tools? Here’s the latest on what’s happening with the Craftsman warranty.
I love to save money. I also really love apps that make you money. Here are my picks for the best money making apps, some tips for using them, and ways to download them. Grab your smartphone and start using these money making apps.
How many reusable shopping bags do you have? Get in the habit of carrying your reusable bags to some of your favorite stores to receive discounts. Check out the latest information on how important reusable grocery bags really are. You’ll also find out where to find reusable bags and how to recycle your disposable plastic bags.
Spring cleaning begins with store loyalty cards! Whether they’re stuffed in your wallet or hanging on your keyring, retail loyalty cards can become a nuisance. Here’s how to organize all of your reward cards — so you only have to carry ONE thing everywhere you go!
Sure, Costco prices are slightly cheaper on many of the items that they have in common, but Sam’s Club typically has 2 or 3 brands per item, rather than just one. See the other reasons I prefer Sam’s Wholesale Club over Costco.
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!
I’m 50. And I like discounts. Here’s the official list of senior discounts at 50 + My favorite AARP discounts that we use all the time when we’re traveling.
Want to save money on back to school supplies? There’s more to it than shopping at Walmart on a tax free day. Here are 5 great tips to save you money.
At dollar stores, while most of the items are $1, NOT all of the items are a bargain! Here’s how to tell when dollar store products are a good bargain or not…
Thinking of selling some of your stuff at a pawnshop in order to get a quick short-term loan? Here are some interesting facts about how pawnshops work.
My own tips for finding the best bargains at dollar stores. Plus, creative tips for shopping at dollar stores from others who’ve fine-tuned the process of shopping at the dollar store semi-regularly.
While Costco and Sam’s Club both offer great discounts for small business owners and individuals, if you’re looking to truly pinch pennies for your family, then you should consider BJ’s Wholesale Club first. Here’s why…
First, here’s a little about why I shop at Costco, plus tips for shopping at Costco — formerly known as Price Club…
Their sales tactics resembles those of people trying to sell you a timeshare. Many claim to have saved a lot of money, while others have complained about being ripped off. What’s the truth? Are club memberships like DirectBuy and Uniway worth it?
I often hear that you shouldn’t buy home supplies and home improvement products from stores like Home Depot and Lowe’s. Instead, they say you should always buy from a local supplier or distributor instead. Here’s what one guy ‘in the biz’ told me today…
Who knew that Goodwill would have so many great items at such low prices? I’m a frequent shopper at Goodwill stores now. Here’s why…