Walking through the produce section, I glanced down at my grocery list and saw that grapes were on the list. I rolled my cart to the cooler section stuffed with separate bags of red and green grapes. My wifeâ€™s words replayed in my head from when … [Read more...] about Sampling Grapes In the Produce Section: Smart, or Just Being Cheap?
SHOOT! exclaimed my wife as she slammed her hand down on the dashboard of our van. We were on our way to shop for new athletic shorts and a swimsuit for our son, and she had forgotten the flyer for Shopko on the kitchen table that contained a coupon … [Read more...] about Forgot Your Coupon? No Problem!
I walked through the door of the electronics super store with the ticket I was given for a killer deal on a laptop. On the way to the claims desk at the back of the store, I passed by a Nintendo Game Boy display that had a large red sale sign on it. … [Read more...] about 5 Steps to Successful Black Friday Shopping
Under normal circumstances it probably would have just slipped through the cracks. For the last few years I have been a participant for the National Consumer Panel. I enter purchases into a handheld UPC scanner that then transmits the … [Read more...] about Not Checking Your Receipts? You Could Be Throwing Money Away!
Not redeemable with any other sale or offer How many times have you turned over a coupon to read this phrase? You sigh, do some math, and figure out which one of the coupons you have gives the best discount. Just once I'd like to be the guy that … [Read more...] about The Mythical Stacking Of Discounts: It DOES Exist!
A short time ago, I wrote a review of an eBook called â€œSave to Quitâ€œ. Along with the book, you get another eBook titled â€œ500 Ways to Save Moneyâ€ that gives general saving ideas as well as ideas across a number of categories. This article is … [Read more...] about Ways to Save Money #3: Buy Used