Category Archives: Shopping

6 Reasons Why Buying Cheap Often Ends up Costing More

Have you ever gone to buy a new appliance or piece of furniture and immediately picked out the cheapest option? While sometimes buying the cheapest option can work out, many times it ends up costing more money. For instance, buying the cheapest … Continue reading

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Jet.com Aims to Blast past Amazon and eBay

A new retailer has come to town: Jet.com launched today. The goal: show shoppers that when the company saves, the shopper saves. Jet is like a very consumer-oriented mashup between Amazon and Costco. With Jet, are tons of ways to save. … Continue reading

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What the PayPal Shakeup Means for Users

PayPal began trading today as an independent company. No longer is PayPal affiliated with eBay. And what a day it has been! PayPal ($49.5 billion) is valued above Netflix ($47.1 billion), eBay ($33.7 billion), and Twitter ($23.9 billion). The company is … Continue reading

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10 Cool Outdoor Gadgets That Actually SAVE You Money

Many of us want to save as much money as we can in every area of our lives. With that in mind, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to learn that there are plenty of gadgets focused on saving people … Continue reading

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Can You Get Better Deals at Costco or Walmart?

Walmart and Costco are both known for deals. Walmart has everyday low prices, and Costco’s prices are low when you factor in that you are buying in bulk, and therefore are getting a lower unit price. Which place will give … Continue reading

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Sam’s Club Hours and Holiday Schedule

Sam’s Club strives for customer satisfaction, especially since it’s competing with Costco. Whether this occurs by offering wonderful prices, special membership benefits, or easily accessible store hours, Sam’s Club is known for customer service. While it is possible to shop at Sam’s … Continue reading

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Best Independence Day / Fourth of July Sales 2015

Fourth of July should be a celebration of fun times with fun people while recognizing a historic moment in our country’s history. As an addition to the celebration, retailers tend to offer amazing deals on your favorite products. Even if … Continue reading

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4th of July: Retail Stores Open and Closed on Independence Day 2015

While the Fourth of July is the day the nation celebrates its independence, it has also turned into a holiday where retailers use it as a means to try and sell their wares through Independence Day sales. It might be … Continue reading

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July 4th: What’s Open and What’s Closed on Independence Day 2015

With any major holiday there can be some misunderstandings on what places will or will not be open. You don’t want to waste your time trying to run errands just to find everything is closed due to the holiday. It’s … Continue reading

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Costco or Sam’s Club: Which Is the Better Choice?

When making the choice of which membership warehouse will get your business, does Costco or Sam’s Club win out? Is one better than the other, and if so, which factors play into that decision? Costco and Sam’s Club are similar … Continue reading

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Is Target Open on Independence Day 2015?

Need to do some last minute holiday shopping this July 4th weekend? If so, you may be wondering if Target will remain open for Independence Day this upcoming Friday and Saturday. Since Independence Day is a federal holiday it can … Continue reading

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Is Walmart Open on the Fourth of July 2015?

With Independence Day falling on a Saturday this year many places are observing the holiday and shutting down for business on Friday, July 3rd. This has lead to a lot of confusion on what stores will be opened and what stores … Continue reading

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Is Costco Open on the Fourth of July 2015?

It can sometimes be difficult for people to know if a federal holiday is actually a holiday, or a day to go shopping. It seems there are more and more sales for every holiday these days. It’s common for stores … Continue reading

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Are Banks Open on Independence Day 2015?

Having the money you need to fund the activities you engage in this holiday weekend is very important. Many festive outdoor events favor cash purchases so it’s a good idea to prepare your finances before the big day. But will … Continue reading

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Are Costco Tires a Good Deal?

Costco, the warehouse giant, is notorious for saving shoppers money. Customers can find everything from food products to home appliances and electronics. You can get prescriptions, eyeglasses, insurance, and even a car. Did you also know that you can purchase … Continue reading

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Is a Costco Executive Membership Worth the Price?

Costco shoppers have the option of several membership plans. While it is possible to shop at Costco without a membership, this doesn’t work well for those who shop at the warehouse often. For most, it’s a choice of purchasing a … Continue reading

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Costco Membership Fees and Plans

If you don’t live in a cave, the chances are that you have checked out Costco, or at least heard the buzz about the bargains you can find at the bulk warehouse retailer. Most people who have memberships will agree … Continue reading

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Shop at Sam’s Club for Free Without a Membership

People can’t seem to get enough of Sam’s Club. Buying food and household items in bulk can indeed save money in the long run. Many consumers use Sam’s Club on a regular basis as a means to rack up the … Continue reading

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What is the Costco Return Policy?

Besides being able to buy all of your favorite foods and household items in bulk, Costco is known for another amazing thing that impresses its customers — it has an unbeatable return policy. Although most retail stores offer some type … Continue reading

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Should You Buy A Car Through Costco?

There are approximately 50 million Americans who shell out from $55 to $110 each year for a Costco membership in order to stock up on giant packages of steeply discounted paper towels, enormous jars of mayonnaise, or enough shampoo to … Continue reading

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