Archive for the ‘Shopping’ Category

Whether you have a minor problem with overspending or a full-blown shopping addiction, poorly managed finances can easily wreak havoc on your budget. It can be difficult to save money, contribute towards goals, pay off debt, and just take care of general expenses. If you feel that you’re continuously wasting money and you think you […]

Are you trying to cut down on everyday expenses? An easy way to save money is by using coupons, but a lot of people don’t bother with coupons because it can be somewhat time-consuming and the savings might not seem very significant. But by planning strategically, the savings can add up, and can even mean […]

Whether you own a business that involves shipping products, or you’re just selling some unwanted items in your home, you’re likely familiar with how shipping and handling costs can add up. But there are ways to cut down on these expenses, which include: Comparing costs There are several options when it comes to choosing a […]

From clothing to household essentials, thrift stores are great places to find a wide variety of items, and at steeply discounted prices. If you’re trying to cut down on your spending, shopping at a thrift store is a good start, but you may be able to save even more money with some of the following […]

   Coupons can be a great way to save money on a lot of things—especially at the grocery store. However, if you’re pressed for time or just simply don’t want to clip coupons for your favorite products, there are still other ways you can save money the next time you go grocery shopping: Stock up […]

Electronics and other types of merchandise are often resold as open box items when they’re returned, so long as they aren’t defective. If you’re shopping for something and notice that it is being sold as an open box item, it will usually be discounted since someone else previously owned it. Open box items are generally […]

If you’ve ever left a store spending far more than you planned on, you certainly aren’t alone. It can easy to overlook the simple tactics that retailers use that cause shoppers to overspend. Recognizing some of these things can help you stick to your shopping budget and avoiding any unnecessary purchases: Bargains, discounts, and limited-time […]

  The following are some tips for haggling and negotiating a better price: Ask about floor models A lot of national retail chains (well-known department and clothing stores, for example) have fixed prices on most of their merchandise, but you may have some wiggle room when it comes to floor models.  Talk with a manager […]

  Depending on what you’re buying or where you’re shopping, the sticker price isn’t always the final price. Whether you’re shopping at a thrift store, boutique retail shop, or even for a new car or home—a lot of prices are up for negotiation. The following are some tips for haggling and negotiating a better price:  […]

In some situations, grocery delivery can help to save you money. Here’s how: Knowing the total beforehand This one might also sound familiar and can tie in with the impulse spending: how often have you walked up to the check-out line and expected the total to only be a certain amount, and then you found […]