Mother’s Day savings

You can get your mom a beautiful gift this Mother’s Day without breaking the bank. Lots of online florists are offering 50% off deals including ProFlowers and FTD. That’s just the start of saving. ProFlowers is offering a LivingSocial coupon for $15 off a $30 purchase. FTD is offering a Groupon for $20 off a $40…

Returning a daily deal

Ever had buyer’s remorse? I’m always looking for a good massage or spa service — even just a manicure and pedicure. Daily deals are always tempting making it easy to second guess your decision later. If you know the rules of the game, you can easily get your money back. Deal buying is a spur…

Who coupons? Study shows it may not be who you think

Coupons have generated a lot of debate this year as shows like “Extreme Couponing” aired. I’ve been using coupons all my life, so it’s interesting that now they generate controversy. So, who is using all these coupons? A nationwide survey by the University of Arizona reveals it may not be who you think. Researcher and…

“Groupon Goods” offers deals on products

Vacations, local businesses, and now gadgets. Groupon is expanding what it’s daily deal site to offer what it calls “Groupon Goods.” It’s a way to offer really good deals on products. I got my first email today offering a Garmin Nuvi 1450 LMT for $149. The Groupon offers a 37% savings.  Amazon is offering it…

Groupon Rewards program encourages repeat business

Daily deal site, Groupon, continues to expand. Now, it’s offering Groupon Rewards giving you access to deals from your favorite business with repeat visits. This is an interesting program, because many critics say daily deals don’t bring repeat business. This appears to be a way to deal with that issue and keep merchants selling a…