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Excited Shopping Woman

You know what feels good? Going out and getting yourself something nice after a rough day.  Maybe a new video game, a new pair of shoes, a nice bottle of wine? It can really make you feel better. You know what’s not so good? Realizing that you have to stay home on the weekend when [...]

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school

Back to school shopping can go smoothly and not impact your budget if you plan ahead and budget accordingly.  Back to school shopping should be considered a periodic expense since this happens year after year, and is  something that you can proactively plan for. Start by considering what your child’s needs are and the classroom [...]

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This weekend in our home state of Massachusetts, consumers will be treated to two days of tax-free shopping.  Many people see this as an excellent opportunity to bite the bullet and make a big purchase that they’ve been putting off.  Maybe a new computer, washing machine, set of tires, or anything else less that $2,500. [...]

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timing

I don’t recommend shopping as a hobby or an activity to waste time.  It can be so easy to just head out to the mall, walk down a strip of storefronts, or go online and start looking for things to buy.  Things you don’t really need, but will probably buy out of impulse or even [...]

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I’m a pretty odd shopper… I think.  I wouldn’t go so far as to say that I’m a cheap bastard, but I do like to find deals on the things I need.  I also don’t mind spending the time to find that deal, or even waiting for a better time to purchase something in particular.  [...]

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Haven’t got your shopping done for the holidays? Well, you’re not the only one… (Cough, Cough, points at self). Yes, yours truly hasn’t finished his holiday shopping either. Soon I’m going to be one of the many mobbing the malls trying to finish off those gifts we forgot to cross off the list. As much [...]

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The following is a guest post from Amy Young Have you ever gone into a store knowing exactly what you wanted, and then you suddenly get to the checkout counter with way more than you thought you needed? This happens to consumers all the time because stores use specific techniques to get you to pick [...]

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The following is a guest post from Claire Broadley. One of the biggest single purchases you make each week is your groceries. You may have switched brands to cheaper alternatives already. Does it feel like the cost is still rising? Supplies of foods such as wheat have been restricted this year, causing prices to escalate [...]

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Just Don't Shop

by Albie D on October 18, 2010

I feel like we talk a lot about saving money on things you purchase, which is good.  Everyone needs to buy things and there are lots of ways to save money on those things.  But an important thing to consider is whether or not you need to buy something.  This all goes back to the [...]

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Just Don’t Shop

by Albie D on October 18, 2010

I feel like we talk a lot about saving money on things you purchase, which is good.  Everyone needs to buy things and there are lots of ways to save money on those things.  But an important thing to consider is whether or not you need to buy something.  This all goes back to the [...]

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