Is Anyone Buying This Free Deal?

I’ve noticed over the last week or two a new type of deal cropping up: the Free Thanksgiving Dinner Deal, otherwise known as the “Holiday Rewards“ deal. A number of supermarket chains have hit on the idea that a “Spend $XXX dollars and get a free turkey dinner” deal will be a sure fire winner…

Its all in the Fine Print

I opened the week’s grocery ads with hope. There were large red splotches announcing super deals at almost every store. I grabbed my pad of paper and pen, poured a large cup of coffee, and settled in at the kitchen table to see which stores offered the best sales and promotions. Unfortunately, or maybe fortunately,…

Understanding the Language of Coupons

Whether or not you are new to couponing, sorting through forums, blogs, and articles filled with abbreviations and text messaging formats can be confusing, and even frustrating.  Add in deal- and coupon-specific terms and jargon, and even the most experienced shopper may be feel lost in translation.   Here is a quick reference guide of…

How to Get Great Deals on Vitamins

I’m usually on a health kick in some form or fashion and regardless of whether my diet works, the one constant is that being healthy is expensive.  One of the big areas that I’ve been able to manage costs is with my vitamin purchases.  Luckily, with a little planning, consultation with a doctor and some…