8 Daily Deal Sites to Help You Save Money

Daily deal sitesSocial media seems to be infiltrating every aspect of our lives, and that includes shopping.

Indeed, social shopping is made possible with daily deal sites that allow you to take advantage of great prices on purchases from food to clothing.

Daily deal sites can be a great way to score a good deal, but you do need to be careful.

Make sure that daily deal sites aren’t costing you more, by encouraging you to make impulse purchases.

If you have it all under control, and if you are ready to see what savings are available to you, here are 7 daily deal sites that can help you save money:
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How to Save Money on Groceries

save money on groceriesWith the drought on across the country, especially in the Midwest, the question of the rising cost of food is causing many to think about how they can save money on groceries.

There are a number of strategies you can employ to help you reduce your costs when you go to the grocery store.

Here are few things you can do to help rein in costs when you purchase groceries:

Editor’s note:  One tip from me is don’t shop for groceries while you’re hungry.  You’re guaranteed to spend more while you shop!  :)
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20 Easy (and Unusual) Ways for College Students to Save Money

Most college students are on a tight budget.

They can’t even afford to hire butlers!

20 easy ways for college students to save money

For the most part, college students are aware of the basic money saving tips like getting a free checking account, buying used textbooks, avoiding the use of credit cards, using coupons, using Skype for long distance phone calls, and so on.

Are there any other money saving tips that college students may not be considering? There sure are!

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How to Save Money During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time of cheer, family, and of course, high spending. Yes, it’s that time of year again — the time to break open the checkbooks, fight for position in at the crowded shopping centers, and pray that you still have enough money in the bank to keep the heat on when all is said and done. This year it’s time for a change. Being frugal during the holidays is tough, but it can be done. Below are several tips to help you save money this year and still put a smile on the faces of your loved ones.
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Just Graduated? How to Save Money and Live Well in New York City

The transition from full-time student to full-time employee is challenging enough. There’s so much to think about- what are your benefits, how do you choose your health insurance plan, what is a 401(K) or pension, and most importantly, how do you become that standout employee? Compound that with residing New York City (which has an incredibly high cost of living) and working during an unstable economic environment. Pretty soon you can feel like being an adult is just too overwhelming. Though it might be nice to hide under the covers and hope it will all resolve itself, take this opportunity to explore and learn – especially when it comes to your career and your finances.
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Get Your Plan to Eliminate Debt and Save Money

For many years,  Americans have been lying to themselves about their debt situation.  Reckless purchases of the elusive “Wants” and trying to maintain lifestyles that were undeserving.  With widespread concern about the value of homes, rising health care costs and the general outlook for the economy, now more than ever, Americans need to set a new course with regard to managing their household finances.  It’s time to take accountability for your own actions and come to grip with the uphill mountain of debt that faces you.  Are you one of these statistics?

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It's time to eliminate debt!

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There are two stories of debt in this country. Today U.S. consumers are carrying more than $900 billion in credit card balances. [Read more…]