February 20th, 2012

Monday Roundup: How to Get the Best Online Deals


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How to Get the Best Online Deals. “To me, one of the most frustrating things is paying for something online and then finding out later I could have gotten it cheaper elsewhere. This sometimes happens when a new online sale pops up or a coupon or voucher code gets released. But, through these frustrations – I’ve learned a few things about finding the best online deals before I hit the purchase button. And, I’d like to share those with you.” Three Thrifty Guys

Why We Are Afraid to Acknowledge the True Cause of the Economic Crisis. “My boys (Timothy, age 12, and Robert, age 9) and I were watching a DVD of the old television series I’ll Fly Away a few days ago. The series tells the story of the civil rights struggle of the early 1960s and how it affected the people of a small town in South Carolina. There’s one scene that we watched that I believe tells a good bit of the story of what is going on in our minds re the economic crisis of today.” Balance Junkie

4 Frugal But Unconventional Dining Spots Most People Overlook. “There’s nothing worse than being stuck in a rut. When it happens, the quickest remedy is to try and think unconventionally. The trouble is, for most of us, outside-the-box thinking can be extremely difficult.” Len Penzo dot Com

What to Do if You Can’t Pay All Your Bills. “In an ideal world, you would pay your bills on time every month and have money left over. And in an ideal world, there would be no interest, no late fees, and no one would ever be stuck with the feeling that they cannot get ahead. But this is not an ideal world.” ReadyForZero Blog

12 Free Apps That Will Cut Your Monthly Bills. “Apps, apps, and more apps — everyone loves apps, especially if they’re free. Check out these apps that will save you money and won’t cost you a cent. Now that’s what I call a real deal.” SavvySugar

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August 24th, 2010

Daily Deal Sites Provide Online Coupons For Steep Discounts, But Do You Need Them?

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80% of new customers to a business using “daily deals” wouldn’t have spent that money if they didn’t have a coupon.

Read on to see what the logic, and the temptation, is behind these online coupon sites.

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