Tag Archives: consumerism

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

Common Personal Finance Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Recently, the United States has seen a sharp rise in consumer spending, housing prices, and household debt, only to see it all collapse in 2008 with the Great Recession. In the wake of the financial and housing melt down many Americans are living in houses that are underwater with mounds of credits card debt. While few Americans were able to foresee the damage that was going to ensue from the financial collapse, there were widespread personal finance mistakes made by many Americans that could have been avoided.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

Stress-Free Selling: 5 Ways To Make Selling Your House a Breeze

In the lives of most people there will be three moments that define their financial livelihood: Getting married, buying a home, and then selling that home down the line. So it is completely understandable that people walk into these situations with heavy feet, an anxious mind, and the desire to do as well tas possible. Buying a home, usually, is easy and simple. The power is the hands of the purchaser and, typically, they have the most leverage in negotiations. Selling a home, however, is much more difficult. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Listed below are 5 ways to make selling your home a breeze.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