Category: Deals

9 Products I Prefer to Buy Online vs In Store

Over the last 20 years that theĀ internet has been around (thanks Al Gore) everyones’ purchasing methods have changed. Little did we know the invention of the internet would be such a UBER disruptive moment for so many industries. One of those platonic shifts is in how people purchase products. In my own life, I’ve used …

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Don’t Forget Your Birthday Bonuses

Since it only comes around just once a year, don’t forget to take full advantage of all the gifts and birthday bonuses that you might receive from your favorite restaurants and businesses. Having recently celebrated a birthday, I wanted to run down some of the benefits that I received from turning another year older.

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50% Off Backpacks + Bags (Today Only)

I know, I know. It’s hard to start thinking about it – but school is creeping up on us. I always dreaded seeing those “back-to-school” sales on TV in the summer. That said, thought we’d let you know that Amazon is having a one day only sale on its backpacks and bags at the site. …

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Ooma Small Business Phone: Now Offering Phone Savings to Businesses

Recently while reviewing the Ooma website I noticed that Ooma just released the Ooma Small Business Phone Service! With how successful my Ooma Telos Phone Service has been for me personally (check out my home phone service review) this may be a good option for businesses that needs five phone extensions (or 15 virtual extensions), …

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Is Walmart Neighborhood Market More Expensive?

About a month ago our neighborhood got a Walmart Neighborhood Market, and the appeal of something closer, smaller, and perceivingly more inviting got me thinking. Is Walmart Neighborhood Market more expensive than regular Walmart? As we made our first trip through the store on the first weekend it was open it was apparent lots of …

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Review of Virgin Mobile iPhone

Like most expenses in my life I’m always looking at ways of reducing them and my cell phone bills are no different. Recently, I evaluated how much we were paying for our existing cell phone coverage, and wasn’t really pleased. Here is a breakdown of ourĀ previous cell (QWERTY) costs: Monthly Access (450 minutes): $41.99 Surcharges: …

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Are Dollar Stores Cheaper Than Other Stores?

A few weeks ago I visited a dollar store near my mother’s hometown and the thought struck me like a lightening-bolt, “it would really be interesting to compare prices at a dollar store to those at another grocery or discount store..” Now, I doubt I’m the only finance blogger to have thought of such a …

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Pay What You Want Pricing

It’s your turn to order after a 5-minute lunch line wait at a local casual diner. You check the menu and notice there are no prices. “Hello sir, what can I get for you today?” You place your order and the cashier asks if you want a beverage too. You say yes and she proceeds …

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How to Get the Best Online Deals

To me, one of the most frustrating things is paying for something online and then finding out later I could have gotten it cheaper elsewhere. This sometimes happens when a new online sale pops up or a coupon or voucher code gets released. But, through these frustrations – I’ve learned a few things about finding …

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Valentine’s Day Deals that Will Give You Warm Fuzzies

Happy Valentine’s Day to you – dear reader! I hope yours is filled with loads of warm fuzzies. We’re going to send some your way by way of Valentine deals and freebies being offered at various locations. We hope they give you nice feelings: Qdoba They’re giving away a free entree today with the purchase …

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