As a consumer, your best weapon against high prices and dubious offers is having some solid shopping knowledge. These blog posts should help keep you informed on shopping trends, gas savings, frugal weddings and everything else surrounding the world of consumerism.
August 5, 2010 | Add a Comment
Coming soon to a retail store near you: Sales tax relief on your back-to-school supplies, clothing, computers and many other necessities. A couple states even include corsets and corsets laces in their school sales tax relief lists.Read More
August 2, 2010 | Add a Comment
Americans have long struggled with credit card debt and current numbers agree. Nearly 56 percent of Americans carry a monthly unpaid balance. The latest round of government regulations meant to control hidden fees takes effect August 22, but credit card companies will continue to imagine new ways to make money.Read More
July 28, 2010 | 2 Comments
A sweet coupon is tough to resist, but offers that appear too good to be true can be fraudulent. Coupons are easy to find and have become so popular that scammers regularly reared their ugly heads with sophisticated cons.Read More
July 14, 2010 | 11 Comments
Groupon is the big daddy of the daily deal sites, serving more than 140 markets around the world. But yesterday, second-place competitor LivingSocial sounded the battle call by announcing it was adding 25 new markets to its roster.Read More
May 6, 2010 | Add a Comment
Despite the plethora of add-on charges, airlines and airports may still be overlooking other profitable opportunities. Here are 10 suggestions that we're afraid just might become reality.Read More
April 7, 2010 | Add a Comment
Airlines aren't the only culprits when it comes to aggravating add-on fees. Banks, bakeries, bodegas and seemingly every other business now charge extra fees that have customers pulling their hair out. Some of these add-ons are just small and irritating: Others are so severe they can nearly double an advertised price.Read More
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