Better Ways to Save: Halloween Costumes

Halloween is ten days away! So, if you still don’t have a costume, now’s the time to make your purchase. Coupons.com’s household savings expert, Jeanette Pavini, went on the Better Show this week to talk about trends and show viewers how they can save big on this year’s costume. First thing’s first, what do you want to be this year? You can always go with the popular vote. A survey from Read more ...

What Would You Do With $500?

That’s the question on our minds this month as we get ready to hand over $500 to the lucky winners of our National Coupon Month giveaway. It could buy a designer handbag, a new iPhone or go towards a weekend getaway. But if you're looking for something a little more practical, then take a peek at these items that will make that $500 stretch into even more. Museum membership. Buy an annual Read more ...

Traveling Over Labor Day? Here’s How to Save

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With Labor Day weekend just around the corner, many of us are packing our bags and hitting the road. Whether you’re headed to the lake, the campground or off to Grandma’s house, follow these tips and you’ll have a painless road trip that won’t break the budget before you even get there. 1. Pack for fuel efficiency. Keep luggage inside the car. A loaded roof rack can decrease fuel efficiency Read more ...

Planning Ahead = Bigger Savings

“It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.” –Eleanor Roosevelt. Instead of sitting around wishing you had more money, why not plan on it? There are so many things you can do right now that could lead to major savings in the long run. Whether it’s groceries,gas or personal health, you can save a little to a lot on most of what you buy. Here are some quick and easy tips to help Read more ...

Avoid the Crowd with Free Shipping

The holidays are around the corner, and the stress of finding the perfect gifts is creeping upon us. Malls are getting overly crowded with anxious customers trying to get their hands on the best deals. If being surrounded by the extra amount of people isn’t your cup of tea, we’ve gathered up some retailers that are offering free shipping codes for you! But hurry! These codes won’t last long. Read more ...

Five Ways to Save Money on Pets

In the market for a new pooch (or other furry friend) but concerned about the cost? The benefits of pet ownership may far outweigh the expense. According to WebMD, research has shown that living with pets helps lower blood pressure, lessens anxiety and boosts immunity.   That said, it is true that pets cost money. Here are some tips for saving while ensuring that you and Fido have a good Read more ...

Finance Series – How to Cut Costs

Monthly expenses fit into one of two categories—fixed (mortgage, car payment) vs. flexible (food, cell phone plan). The bank’s not likely to flex on your house payment, but you can control how much you spend in other areas, like utilities and groceries. That’s where you can trim some fat and cut costs.   Try these ideas to amp up your money-saving mojo. Plan your menu. Look at your Read more ...