Among the flurry of discount sites and apps introduced to tech savvy shoppers, the flash sample-sale craze has us going ga-ga for luxury brands. But, do these sites promote real deals or is it all hype? Here’s a closer look.

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If you’ve ever rented a DVD through Redbox, you know it is an affordable and convenient movie rental service. The big crimson kiosk offers a wide selection of revolving movie choices from action to comedy to family flicks including new releases. You can make an easy payment via credit or debit account by simply swiping…

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You know it’s the holiday season when the post office has a line out the door and you find yourself using anything you can find as packing material! Shipping gifts in time for Christmas can put an unexpected dent in your holiday budget. That’s why I’ve compiled the following 10 tips for smart holiday shipping!…

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The fitting room is the ultimate stop in your shopping pursuit–it’s where real decisions happen. If the clothes you pulled off the rack fit and you like what you see in the mirror then you are probably going to go home with a new outfit. How you look in the mirror, however, isn’t just a question you’re asking yourself. Stores ask that question, too.

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I’m on a spending freeze for the next few months as my budget recovers from my recent wedding and honeymoon. So far I’m doing pretty well, but I’ll admit I’ve been tempted by the latest fall fashions that continue to flood my inbox. I’m a sucker for boots and cozy oversized sweaters, but my wardrobe…

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I learned something about DSW’s coupon policies this past weekend that helped me save big bucks! I was there with my mom and told her about my previous experience with the store, and how the clerk told me I’d already used my birthday coupon when in truth, I had not. I wasn’t able to use…

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Though having a rainy-day fund seems like a no-brainer, 1 in 4 Americans claim to have higher balances on their credit cards than in their savings accounts. Some believe their already tight finances won’t allow for an emergency funds, while others simply don’t see it as a priority. Unfortunately, events like job loss, car trouble, home repair…

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If you didn’t get the memo, today is Free Shipping Day: over 2,500 online retailers are offering free shipping with guaranteed delivery by Christmas Eve and most extend the perk with no minimum order plus an added percent off to help last-minute shoppers get gifts in time for the holiday on the cheap. Big-name retailers…

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According to a study by IBM Coremetrics, the number of consumers shopping online in November will increase 15 percent over the same time last year. All that clicking means thieves will have more opportunities to steal your identity and your money. Fortunately, playing it safe isn’t that difficult. Browse these nine tips to help you…

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