Black Friday and Cyber Monday are coming, will you be ready?
Let's find out how to raise your shopping game and lower your spending.
Greeting fellow cheapskates, it's that time of year when stores are rolling out all their big Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales.
promising some of the lowest prices ever on things like TVs and laptops, wireless earbuds and all that good stuff.
But before you get sucked up into the hype machine, take a moment to do a little research and leverage some money saving tools.
For starters, you already know the value of using a cashback credit card, it pays you back maybe one or 2% on everything you buy.
Well how would you like to double dip on that by also using a cashback service like Dosh be frugal rackets in or top cashback, you can get a second additional rebate from just about any online store and some retail stores as well.
These services cause nothing to use and work mostly behind the scenes.
If you're not using one you're missing out on easy extra savings.
Smart shoppers know the importance of comparison shopping, but do you really want Have to visit a dozen different websites to see who's got the best price on that game console.
Save yourself some time and maybe some money as well.
By installing price blink a free browser add on that automatically looks at prices that lots of other stores So for example, if you're checking out a Fitbits Versa to Amazon, it can quickly tell you if there's a better deal apps a Best Buy Of course, just because you find a better deal doesn't mean it's the absolute best deal.
Maybe there's a better one just around the corner.
For any product you're thinking about buying, I always recommend checking its price history.
Because if you learn that it's been priced lower in the past, there's a very good chance it will be again in the future.
For Amazon shopping, use the excellent price history tool camelcamelcamel.
For stores like Best Buy, Walmart, and Target, try Honey, another free browser plug-in.
It can also dig up coupon codes for tons of online stores, meaning you might be able to get an even better deal than you thought.
All these steps aren't just for Black Friday and Cyber Monday You can use them year round to make sure you're always getting the best deals.