Remember when you cut coupons from the Sunday newspaper in order to cut your grocery bill? That chore is a relic of the past now that technology has revolutionized the coupon-clipping game. The current...
Read the small print on Black Friday offers for 2012 and you'll find that some of the low prices reflect mail-in rebates. The rebate process can be a bit of a pain, and too many consumers seduced by...
With weddings, proms, and (finally!) summer vacations all around the corner, our bloggers have been hard at work to make sure you get the most for your money. In addition, a full update of our buying...
With all the coupon and daily deal sites sprouting up these days, we've updated our roundup of the best coupon sites for 2012. Fight the flood of emails and discover discount codes that actually work,
There are some amazing prices on today's daily deals, with several great products marked down well over 50%. There are two digital camera deals, Adobe Lightroom marked down from $300 to $90 (great for...
We've rounded up the best Daily Deals of February 17th, including a DSLR camera marked down by $200, a Wii game bundle, a woman's watch, and much more. Check them out below.
Here's our Valentine's Day gift to you: eight romantic date ideas that are fun, creative, and, truth be told, cheap. If you don't have the cash (or patience) for dinner at a fancy restaurant crowded...
With just over a week until Valentine's Day, this is a great time to score a deal and have it shipped in time. Woot.com has a $5 Swarovski crystal necklace, Groupon is offering a 4 bottle romantic wine...
We have three HDTV deals this week to get you ready for Game Day and, just for fun, an NFL-logo sandwich maker. We also found a good deal on K-cups and a $20 for $10 deal at Overstock.com. Enjoy! Groupon:
Deals sites continue to roll out great deals on Valentine's day gifts, like jewelry, wine sets and chocolates, but we also found an HDTV deal to get you ready for the big game and other daily deals. Groupon:
This week we introduced two new money-savings tools for our readers: Optimize.com, a free budgeting program, and Savings.com, a store coupon tool. We're also helping you cut expenses at the drugstore...
Today we have a refurbished XBox Kinect at almost 50% off list price, a home speaker system deal, and more. Check them out below.
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We've partnered with Savings.com, which specializes in finding deals and coupons from across the internet. Here are their Black Friday deals and coupons:
**UPDATED 11/23 AT 4:40 PM**
We will be updating this blog post continuously as new deals are announced! Newest update: Amazon's Black Friday deals.
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Woman Arrested for "Illegal Couponing" (News Channel 9)
Frugal Family: Don't forget eBay (Garner News)
Back in September 1998, the non-profit trade association Promotion Marketing Association, Inc., or PMA, held its first Coupon Month to educate on savings. Now 13 years later, September is National Coupon...
Harper Says Apple May Sell Cheaper Devices to Compete (Washington Post)
Dental-discount site claims to track deals (NewsChief.com)
Best deals on wine - 4 expert picks (CNN Money)
Budget Excursions for Volunteers (The New York Times)
Whether you're having some friends over or if you're a hardcore New York pizza-lover and looking for ways to save on your indulgence, check out our comphensive list of ways you can find New York pizza...
Here are some money saving stories we're reading:
Last week, we posted a roundup of the best, good, and bad coupon sites after weeks of reviewing each individually. Many of the sites we discussed also have coupon apps so you can get discounts directly...
Over the past few weeks, Cheapism reviewed dozens of coupon sites in our quest to identify the best coupon sites. We unearthed some good, some bad, and some so-so. Here are our final recommendations:
Mommy bloggers have gotten in on online coupon clipping on various web sites. Makes sense, as they do a lot of the shopping for the household. Here are reviews of the major sites, what they offer, and...
Daily Candy: Another site like Groupon? Not exactly. Daily Candy looks more like an online magazine or blog. It's got a little more of a focus on fashion than other sites offering sales each...
Livingsocial: An international site that brings you a deal a day for your city, Livingsocial claims to offer up to 90 percent off on dining, activities, and services. You can click on it to buy...
Memorial Day means more than summer being just around the corner and the end of the school year -- it also means big-time sales on scores of items, from chlorine for the pool to a car for getting around...
FlamingoWorld: Perhaps a weird name for a site specializing in online bargain hunting, FlamingoWorld registers immediate problems by not having its coupon list in date order. So, a coupon up top...
CouponSurfer: What strikes us most about this online coupon service is that its home page doesn't have any coupons. Unlike some of the other sites we've reviewed that let you jump right into...
Facebook Deals launched in five cities -- Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, San Francisco, and San Diego -- on April 26, a move to compete with sites like Groupon by bringing the sales right to its members. So...
CouponCabin: This slightly cluttered site promises to shave at least 30 percent or more off your shopping bill. It lists coupon codes for major retailers and tells you when they expire and...
RetailMeNot: At first browse, this site seems to appeal to women more than men. It's got a somewhat girlish font and background, but the deals are for everyone. You can find scoops for Kohl's,
There are heaps of cheap coupon sites out there -- so many, in fact, that picking just one (or even two) can be overwhelming. Were taking the guesswork out of the process by reviewing some of these coupon...
Move over, Hoarders. There's a new show in town on TLC that reveals more people cramming too much stuff into their houses, but this time, it's in the name of discount shopping. Hollywood Reporter Read more on hollywoodreporter.com »
One way to save money is to be Mr., Mrs. or Ms. Fix It and repair broken things around the house yourself. But tools themselves are expensive. So this new tool deals website reported on at Charles & Read more on charlesandhudson.com »
Dealpulp.com is the latest nationwide deal site to throw its hat in the ring of online options for getting the best discounts. A Google story points how that the site offers deals across... Read more on Assosciated Press »
Many people think being rich would solve all their money problems, but a Mainstreet.com story on coupon user demographics shows that the wealthy also use coupons to shop like many middle-class households. Read more on Mainstreet.com »
Who knew the paradox of choice could extend even to discounts? Consumer are now complaining of daily deals fatigue due to all the sales that come in their emails daily. What's more, according to this USA Read more on USA Today »
Many parents argue that you shouldn't let your kids worry about money. But there's a difference between fostering fret and establishing an economical sense of mind. It's OK to couponize your children. One... Read more on Blogher »
When you were a kid, you probably saw your mom diligently clipping coupons at the kitchen table for that week's grocery trip. In 2011, though, is coupon clipping worth your time? A story on Today Read more on MSNBC »
Here's a million-dollar question: "Can you use coupons on a date?" A story on NYPost.com says not only that you can, but that you may up your date's opinion of you if you do. The practice of stealing... Read more on New York Post »
It can be pretty overwhelming to pick among the many travel group discount sites to ensure you're getting the cheapest deal possible. Ways exist to simplify the process at sites like Groupon and... Read more on St. Louis Today »
Online deal-hunting tips may be a dime a dozen, but these seem worth a few pennies more. A post on Technologizer.com offers links to several websites that can help you save more than the usual discount... Read more on technologizer.com »
Are you a coupon addict? According to this blog post on Birmingham Bargain Mom, there are plenty of telltale signs, like being stingy about sharing your couponing secrets or passing up on cheap... Read more on Birmingham Bargain Mom »
How to resist deals you don't need? Easier than you might think, suggests Wallet Pop, once you get past that habitual urge to splurge just because something looks like a bargain. All you have to... Read more on Wallet Pop »
As you plan your next vacation, keep these coupon travel tips, courtesy of The Chicago Tribune, by your side. They're worth a lot more than old-fashioned guide books in dollar terms, and are sure... Read more on The Chicago Tribune »
Given the explosion in ecommerce, consumers need all the tips for shopping online they can find. Forget just clicking on your favorite two or three sites, comparing prices, and ordering. You need a strategy... Read more on Chicago Now »
In the ultimate game of catch-up, Facebook discount deals are coming to a city near you. Business Week reports that the social networking giant is muscling in on locally-based group buying deals... Read more on Business Week »
If you need an excuse to enjoy a meal out, here are some wining and dining coupons that might get you out your front door in a jiffy. Mint.com has a list of coupon and related deals gathered by... Read more on Mint.com »
Using Amazon's March coupon codes, you can save up to 25% (and up to 40% if you're part of the site's subscription savings program) off the price of nearly four dozen food products, from chocolate to coffee... Read more on Probargainhunter »
Do you want to know how to get everything for free? Just read this article on Boston.com and you'll see how some folks turn into reality what otherwise seems like a consumer's ultimate fantasy. Read more on Boston.com »
This senior savings list is the best reminder that being a person of a certain age has its perks. A loud thanks to Wallet Pop for scouting around to locate retailers, restauratuers, movie chains, Read more on Wallet Pop »
Grocery coupons websites are easy to find -- if you know where to look. ABCActionNews.com provides links to three sites and then reminds us of other ways to get the most from our coupons. Read more on abcactionnews.com »
When to haggle and 245 money tips from Time should keep you busy this week. If you're a senior, if you have spendthrift friends, if you're paying too much to your Internet service provider, and... Read more on Time »
Groupon has a Valentine's Day special from FTD where you can get $40 worth of flowers for only $20. Deal expires on Friday February 11th at 11:59PM central time so hurry! Read more on Groupon »
How many coupons were issued in 2010? That's a good question, and TMCNet has the answer. Consumers, give yourselves a pat on the back: collectively you saved more than $1.2 billion by cashing in... Read more on TMCNet »
The next big thing in the couponing world could be second-hand Groupons. The Naperville Sun reports there's no longer any need to fret about your unused inventory of coupons or those you might not... Read more on Naperville Sun »
Get $20 worth of Barnes & Nobles goods for only $10: Read more on Groupon »
It's a question we hear a lot: How to use social coupons? Social networking and couponing belong together and CNBD tells you how to get the most out of this perfect match. Read more on CNBC »
Coupon clipping is a great way to save money, but coupon theft is a different matter altogether. This cautionary tale from Time is a sober reminder about the limits of cashing in on what seem like... Read more on Time »
Psssst...Ubergizmo.com hears Google's discount service will be an alternative to the popular Groupon. No announcement yet, but leaked documents indicate the search engine dynamo is making a run... Read more on ubergizmo.com »
Which city leads coupon use? That would be Atlanta, reports The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Attention coupon kings and queens, this is the place for you. Read more on The Atlanta Journal-Constitution »
Couponing is not for the faint of heart in these obsessively frugal times. MSNBC highlights a few of the couponing practices to have emerged over the last couple of years that zoom right past what... Read more on MSNBC »
Money-saving websites are yours for the finding. But Time has done you the favor by ferreting out these ten. See how many more you can dig up on your own. Read more on Time »
Groupon had an online deal where you pay $25 for $50 worth of clothing and accessories from American Apparel. Unlike most Groupn deals it is redeemable online and available all weekend long. Click on the... Read more on Groupon »
You may be one of the lucky shoppers who live near one of nine grocery chains participating in this new free coupon app. Check on your good fortune (or not) in this post from Wallet Pop and learn... Read more on Wallet Pop »
It's certainly tempting when you see a sign advertising a deal that can't be beat. But stop, take a deep breath, and then decide whether you want to shop till you drop. Time dishes on the strategies... Read more on Time »
Paying retail is so old school. But on the odd chance you're shy about asking for a discount, US News & World Report offers these practical techniques that just might pay off in the form of cut-rate... Read more on US News & World Report »
For some coupon clippers, there's a new iPad app that syncs up with your membership and loyalty cards. Mashable has the details, but also notes that its range is currently limited to a few supermarket... Read more on Mashable »
It's a whole new world for coupon clippers. Time reports on the explosive popularity of group buying via discounted deals and the new demographically-targeted couponing. Put those scissors down... Read more on Time »
Yup, it's possible. You can eat well for $1 a day. Read this post from Get Rich Slowly if you want to learn how (and pick up some frugal grocery shopping tricks along the way). Read more on Get Rich Slowly »
Some deals seem too good to be true -- and often, they are. The Baltimore Sun urges caution before buying a discount coupon certificate and lists the many ways you can be sure this is the deal for... Read more on Baltimore Sun »
Pretty soon some college is going to offer a degree in couponing. It's getting that complicated, folks. Coupon Sherpa is here to help you out with a crib sheet offering tips on how to get the most... Read more on Coupon Sherpa »
You may have no choice these days but to give up some privacy in exchange for the upsides of social media. And one example, writes USA Today, is the growing use of group buying, via a new crop of... Read more on USA Today »
Local is where it's at, folks. And that means finding the best deals in your very own neighborhood. The New York Times reports on a new website that aggregates all the nearby cheap deals. Check... Read more on The New York Times »
Here's how to beat your local supermarket at its own game: read this article from Bankrate.com to learn which pricing strategies the retailer employs and then use that knowledge -- combined with... Read more on Bankrate.com »
If you've run out of ideas on how to live on less, the St. Petersburg Times can help you out. Here are some nifty ideas from readers about stretching the dollar when doing your grocery shopping. Read more on St. Petersburg Times »
Start couponing and save big time on groceries. Get some tips from this story in the Star Tribune and you may buy so much for so cheap that you wind up giving some away. Read more on Star Tribune »
Volume discounts have been around for years. But Groupon has a new twist on the old concept. As The Chicago Tribune points out, Groupon brings social networking to bear on the art of finding a cheap... Read more on The Chicago Tribune »
Ever wonder how frugal the neighbors are? The News Record has a report on a ranking compiled by Coupons Inc. about the coupon-clipping ways of folks in large cities, and a link to the top 20. Read more on The News Record »
It pays to be a student. Seriously. Wallet Pop reports on a website that lets college students tap into money-saving discounts at stores, restaurants, and online. There's still time to enroll for... Read more on Wallet Pop »
Remember the days when you clipped coupons from the Sunday newspaper inserts? Well, now you can find great coupon savings online. But beware of scams, warns PC World, which also names several reputable... Read more »
There's more to social networking than checking up on your friends or finding leads to a cool new job. As Forbes reports, you can now find some great money-saving deals through social networking... Read more on Forbes »
Forget about those layaway plans, despite what the retailers tell you. You'll wind up spending more for the item, reports Time Magazine, due to fees and restrictions. Practice frugality instead: Read more on Time Magazine »
Get your coupons now! Savings on groceries is a big deal these days, so don't be shy. Check the offerings, courtesy of Probargainhunter.com. Read more »