Month: November 2016

Tips Tuesday: How to Save on Gift Cards

Once again, the most popular gift this year is predicted to be the gift card. Save money on purchasing gift cards by following these simple tips! Use reward points from credit cards and loyalty programs such as Sam’s Club, Costco, and Giant Eagle. You can utilize the option of redeeming reward points you’ve already earned to purchase a gift card this holiday season. Shop gift card exchanges online. Search sites like cardpool, gift card granny, card cash, and card hub to find discounted gift cards. Recycle gift cards. There is no shame in a regift! Keep an eye on...

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Tips Tuesday: When to Shop This Holiday Season

Holiday shopping used to be centered around Black Friday, but Black Friday has turned into much more than just a day! Black Friday, the official kickoff for holiday shopping, originated over three decades ago and has grown into a massive shopping extravaganza. However, great deals no longer exist only on Black Friday! Follow these tips to save the most money while shopping this weekend. Shop on Thanksgiving to save on electronics such as TV’s, cameras, and smartphones. Keep an eye out for local promotions on “Small Business Saturday”. You’ll still be able to support your local mom and pop...

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Tips Tuesday: How to Shop Smarter This Holiday Season

Not sure when to shop over Thanksgiving week due to the smorgasbord of super deals? Black Friday used to be the kick off of the Christmas retail season, but it is now bigger than a single day – it is an entire weekend of savings! Here is a cheat sheet of when to shop: Shop Brown Thursday (Thanksgiving Day) if you want cameras, iPhones, TVs, IPads, video games or appliances. Shop Black Friday if you want toys and tools. Shop Cyber Monday if you want laptops, travel, clothes, shoes, or beauty products. Retailers did not do so well on...

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