I’m not a couponer. I don’t buy in bulk. But I do find ways to save money each month, without depriving yourself. Here are my favorite tips.
What if I told you that you can shop on Amazon and find the latest and most popular electronic devices at a huge discount?
Here’s how . . . Buy Certified Refurbished Products on Amazon
My Top Picks:
I compiled this list based on two factors: (1) Reviews (2) Savings. The following products receive excellent reviews on Amazon and also provide you with substantial savings.
Amazon’s Prime Day starts tonight (July 10th) at 6pm EST and continues for the next 30 hours. If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you may be familiar with some of the products below. In fact, I wasn’t planning on writing this post until I realized how many of my favorite things made it to Prime Day.
I stopped making New Year’s resolutions a long time ago. As the year ends, I could look back at all my failures and resolve to do better this upcoming year. Or, I can look back and focus on all the things I did right. This is as good a time as any to thank you. Whether this is your first time visiting my site or
To me, a trip to the spa is a mini-vacation. I want tea, brownies, possibly champagne. I want magazines, outdoor seating, the sounds of a rippling stream. I want saunas, steam rooms, and a hot tub. I want to escape for hours on end.
Handing over my credit card at the end of a blissful day adds a bit of stress. Luckily, I’ve found some ways to save money at the spa.
*Note: You can apply these tips to practically any online retailer, not just spas.
When my kids’ birthdays and the holidays approach, I assess: What do we need? What can we donate, trash and sell? Where are we going to put everything!? And think to myself, wouldn’t it be nice to find some extra money laying around?
Turning your Change into Money or Gift Cards
It’s hard to imagine sometimes how easily those coins sitting on your dresser, in your car cup holder or in the bottom of your purse, can add up. As a child, we delighted in filling up our piggy banks, and had such a thrill emptying it, counting all of our money. Yet, as adults, and especially in our credit and debit card world, we treat coins with little respect. I use them here and there, but mostly they scatter themselves around my home.
So, like many of you, I had walked by the Coinstar kiosk in my local supermarket on a regular basis for years, paying it little attention. And, I always assumed that Coinstar charged a huge fee.
I still remember my first eBay sale. The year was 1999. While visiting my parents, I searched through my childhood closet and emerged with a few random items: a pair of ice skates complete with requisite orange pom-poms, a set of hair rollers last used at a sleepover in middle school, and a packet of handwritten notes I prepared while studying for the New York State bar exam. Those notes sold for a whopping $100.
eBay has changed a lot since then and has only gotten easier to use. I’ve learned a few tricks along the way. This post deals exclusively with selling on eBay using the app, although you may use a computer.
I didn’t always know all of these tips, so even if you have successfully sold on eBay, I hope that you find some new and useful information here.
Tip Number 1: Get the Proper Supplies