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Are sales a thing of the past?

On January 10, 2013

What drove you to choose the stores you did for holiday shopping? Did sales or promotions influence your decision to shop at a particular store? Sales drive a lot of sales, but some analysts are predicting sales may become a thing of the past. The website, Coupons in the News, had access to an industry report from retail consultant AMG…

Saving money

Is Walmart worried?

On October 3, 2012

Walmart continues to up the ante with its series of commercials about it offering low prices. First, it was steaks. Then, groceries and back to school items. Now, it’s cell phones and even a campaign to send in your receipt to see the price differences for yourself.

Saving money

Coupon industry warns stores participating in “Extreme Couponing” show

On April 5, 2012

Coupons became a controversial word after the television show, “Extreme Couponing” hit the airwaves. Now, the not-for-profit group that fights coupon redemption issues and fraud for product manufacturers is issuing an extreme warning for grocery stores thinking about participating in this show that highlights extreme behaviors.

Consumer News / Consumer Tips

$400 food deal for $40 – eat it up or pass?

On April 2, 2012

If you like to dine out, there’s a deal that can save you money while you enjoy great food. How about a $400 e-Gift card for just $40? More than 9-thousand people bought the deal from Deal Chicken saving 90%. While it sounds like an incredible deal, think before you buy it. You can often get gift certificates…

Consumer Tips

Financial Fitness: How To Budget Better

On January 31, 2012

Getting in better physical shape is the motto for many every New Year’s. Have you abandoned your workout yet? I promise, getting your finances in shape won’t take as much work and you’ll see results.