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Buyer Beware: Avoiding Shopping Scams

It has been described as an opportunity to obtain funds or other forms of services through fraudulent means, and it is rampant across our society. Otherwise known as a swindle, until the birth and popularity of the information superhighway, the swindle artist was somewhat restricted to confined areas. Thanks to the Internet and its popularity, especially in the area of shopping, anyone can fall victim to a fraud. Knowing what to look for in a possible swindle will be the first step to protecting yourself from becoming a victim. Continue Reading

The Art Of Giving: 10 Homemade Gifts That Impress

For many people, buying a gift for someone seems very impersonal. They like to make something for the person that they care about. It can make all the difference in the world when someone else knows how much that a person cares. In addition, homemade gifts can be way, way cheaper than purchasing gifts for people, and often mean a little more. Here are some ideas for making gifts for those people that mean the most. Continue Reading

Shopping? Why You Should Consider Consignment/Secondary Stores

There is a growing trend that has taken off with women since the height of the country’s recession; consignment store shopping. It’s a trend that seems to keep expanding in the shopping world; the buying of goods at consignment and secondary stores. These stores are often referred to by any number of different names; the thrift store, consignment shop, resale store, secondary store and outlet shop. Regardless of which name they choose, the appeal is that they are buying pre-used, or pre-loved goods at a price substantially lower than new goods at retail or department stores. Continue Reading

Finance Fast: Having a Successful Yard Sale

Are you in need of some quick cash? What if I told you that you could clean out that mess in the attic and get paid for it? That’s right, yard sales. One of the best ways to earn some extra finances is to have a yard sale. However, too many people have wasted full days with only meager earnings. You may be wondering if there’s some sort of trick to this whole yard sale thing. If so, you’re completely right. There are several little tricks to make sure that you have a successful yard sale.Continue Reading

Battle of the Brands: Name Brands VS Generic Brands

Every single day all over the world, people are purchasing and using a broad spectrum of products. Continue Reading

All About eBay: Tips for Buyers and Sellers

eBay is the world’s largest online auction. This online auction allows the buying and selling of thousands of different items. While eBay is created to be a simple way of buying and selling, there are a few tips that you should keep in mind to successfully buy and sell items.Continue Reading

Consumer Tips: How to Score Deals While Shopping

If you shop right you should be able to score deals while shopping. Whether its from coupon savings or from catching the great deals from sales. If you watch the ads on television or catch them on the internet you can find some really great deals just from paying attention. Continue Reading

This, Not That!: Cheaper Alternatives to Popular Products

In today’s economy, saving money is more important than ever. The cost of everything has gone up, and the family can sometimes struggle to make ends meet. There are lots of ways to help save money though. It just takes a willingness to spend a little time and be a bit creative.Continue Reading

Finding Quality: Products Worth Your Extra Cents

With the advent of high production with low costs, quality is a concept lost on many manufacturers. While consumers have the option of purchasing products at various quality levels, there are some products that are worth the extra cents, just to get the better quality item. Quality may be subjective to some consumers but there are products that make sense to pay a little extra.Continue Reading