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Cyber Monday savings: 4 ways to save money

On November 26, 2016

While holiday shopping started long before Black Friday, we still have these shopping promotions. Cyber Monday is the day everyone returns to work after the Thanksgiving holiday. Instead of working, many people spend extra time shopping. Here are 4 ways to earn Cyber Monday savings and stay within your holiday budget all season long.

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Black Friday 2016: Best Buy, Walmart, & Target ads

On November 10, 2016

Get your shopping lists ready. The Big Black Friday ads are out. Best Buy, Target, and Walmart deals are available, and the deals don’t start on Thanksgiving. The holiday shopping season is already in full force, and you need to be ready to grab the deals when you find them. Here’s a look at the top deals to grab this…

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Wedding registry checklist: How to get the most value

On February 19, 2013

Walking around a store scanning items you want and don’t have to pay for is heaven. Registering for a wedding is a blast. You imagine what your kitchen will look like as a married couple. The nice dishes and gadgets. Here’s a wedding checklist to get the most value from your registry. Best store for wedding registry Your wedding registry…

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Finding the right bridesmaid dress on a budget

On February 4, 2013

Looking for bridesmaid dresses was one of the more challenging tasks of planning my wedding. All my bridesmaids live out of town and I wanted a dress that would fit everyone’s body style. I had to accomplish that without ever seeing the dress on them prior to my wedding day. I wanted a light dress because the wedding was on…

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Retail stores need more inventory to stay relevant

On January 21, 2013

Stores are working hard to prevent showrooming, where a customer goes into the store to touch and feel a product and then returns home to buy it cheaper online. Some retailers are price matching online prices hoping you’ll buy in the store rather than online. While it hurts local business owners when you buy online, I find it’s hard to…

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Free shipping for the holiday

On December 14, 2012

If your shopping isn’t complete, the shipping deadline for holiday items is approaching. As a last push to get you to shop, an estimated 2000 retailers will participate in Free Shipping Day on Monday, December 17. The Free Shipping team put together a handy list of shipping deadlines by retailer. Some say standard shipping orders placed by December 20th will…

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Consider Facebook to buy that perfect gift this holiday

On December 13, 2012

Still undecided about a gift? Look beyond the traditional retailers and online shops. Consider the social network, Facebook, to find that perfect present. The company is adding a “gift” section, and you don’t even need the receiver’s address. The return policy is unique too. Here’s how it works. You pick out the gift, and your friend is notified. Then, they…