Tag: shopping

Things You May Want to Check-out on PrimeDay

Amazon’s PrimeDay is officially upon us. Whatever your thoughts are on this national shopping bonanza – one thing is for sure – it is probably one of the biggest sales days for the online shopping conglomerate. As you may be aware, we’re big fans of Amazon. They are making shopping easier and venturing into new …

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Should I Donate Money at Checkout?

Yesterday I was at the repair shop after one of our cars had a large bolt stuck in one of the tires, causing a slow leak. When we came to pick-up the vehicle, I was given the total due and then asked if we wished to “round-up” for a local charity. This was one of the …

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The Best Things to Buy at the Dollar Store (and Not Buy)

In checking out the latest issue of Kiplinger, I found a fun quiz they published online about dollar store deals: Is it a deal or not a deal? The quiz lists several items and asks the reader if they think it is a good idea to purchase this item at the dollar store or not. I …

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How Much I Earned From My Secret Shopping Excursion

I’ve always dreamed of being a secret shopper. It’s the closest I’ll ever come to seeing my fantasy of being an undercover spy like Jason Bourne come to fruition. Going undercover to infiltrate foreign governments…going to Runza and checking restroom cleanliness…pretty similar right? Since I’ve recently upgraded to a smartphone (yes, the date on this …

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Brand Name vs. No-name Brand: A Price Comparison

I like Yoplait yogurt. I really like Yoplait yogurt, actually. In fact, no other yogurt will do. Dannon? Sorry, not for me. Generic brands? Not a chance. As I was scarfing down a Yoplait Strawberry Kiwi yogurt (easily the best flavor), I wondered how much my commitment to Yoplait is costing me. After examining my …

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$32 Off Amazon Prime (One Day Only)

We’ve talked before about Amazon’s Prime Service, which allows customers to get free two-day shipping on eligible items, access to their video library and many other privileges by paying $99 per year. I reviewed our first year with Prime to see if we were actually saving money over that time. And it turned out that it was a …

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How to Get the Most Savings When Shopping at Amazon

Thought we would shake things up a little bit and offer you a video of more ways that you can save money when you are shopping at Amazon. To highlight a few that are covered in the video: Utilize Prime If you are a regular shopper at Amazon, you may want to sign-up for the …

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12 Apps That Will Help You Save More Money

Your smartphone can be your best friend when it comes to saving money. I am never without mine when I’m shopping! Here are some free apps and features that can help you find deals and save money: Shopkick: Turn this app on when you’re about to walk into a store and earn points for walking …

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