online shopping

Four Biggest Mistakes Consumers Make when Back-to-School Shopping

When budgeting, consumers need to be sure to account for months where expenses are expected to increase. One of these times of the year is during August for people with kids, as back-to-school shopping season gets under way. Buying school supplies and new outfits for children doesn’t have to lead to financial trouble, and avoiding […]

5 Tips to Maximize Your Savings on Free Shipping Day

By Ines Mato If you couldn’t shop on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, don’t worry. There is one more holiday shopping day around the corner. This Monday, Dec. 17 is Free Shipping Day, an online shopping event where more than 2,000 retailers offer free shipping for delivery on Dec. 24. Free Shipping Day, along with […]

8 Ways to Get the Best Price

By Andrea Woroch As if staying on budget during the holidays wasn’t hard enough, retailers are using dynamic pricing to make it even more difficult. The concept refers to the practice of changing the price of a product based on fluctuations in supply, demand, and even in response to the weather. However, most retailers use […]

Take advantage of money saving apps
Money Saving Apps that are Easy and Free
Smartphone apps do more than just help you kill time. These five money saving apps can help you avoid overspending that leads to debt problems.
Have You Fallen Into These Three Common Spending Traps?

 by April Lewis-Parks You vowed to only buy one book, but before you know it, you are walking out the door with three. But it was buy two, get one free, right? Wrong. You have just fallen into a common spending trap that encourages you to spend more than you planned and break your carefully […]

Transform Your Summer Wardrobe into a Winter Wonderland Collection: 8 Ways to Dress For Less This Fall

By Samantha Savory Fall is almost officially here and very soon it will no longer be acceptable to wear summer dresses and all white ensembles.  I want to help frugal fashionistas transform their summer and spring clothes into a fall and winter wardrobe without breaking the bank.  Check out my easy and chic list of […]

Saving Experiment: Items you should and shouldn’t buy on eBay

By Samantha Savory I am an avid eBay shopper.  In order to live within my means and still get the things that I want, I take my online shopping to eBay!  eBay is a great website for people like myself who cannot afford and should not spend $200 on a watch or a $100 on […]

Are you a social shopaholic?
Are You a Social Shopaholic?
If you're always on your social media account and you're getting bombarded by offers from retailers you may be at risk of becoming a social shopaholic.
Pre-Holiday Shoppers Be Wary

Are you looking for the best deals on holiday gifts by shopping before or on Black Friday for the insane sales? Well retail stores are looking for you too, and they want you to buy even if the price isn’t right. Many holiday shoppers get so hyped-up about saving money that they lose their judgment […]

Last Minute Halloween Shopping

Halloween is a few days away. Do you have your Halloween costume? If not, you don’t have to panic. You can still get your Halloween shopping done before the witching hour.  However, before you rush out to the local Halloween store, get a plan together. Online Shopping You can still order your Halloween costume online. […]