Archives for May 2009


Online or Offline Shopping?

by Gumer Liston May 28th, 2009| Money Saving Hints
What do you prefer, shopping online from a website or actually going to a store to pick the item you want? Well, it depends on what you want to buy and on how you view shopping.

There are people who like shopping online because for them it is more convenient. With

Savvy Shopping At The Mall

by Anna P. May 27th, 2009| Money Saving Hints, Sales
Your local shopping mall is not just a hangout for teenagers or just a budget haven for suburban mothers.  Savvy fashionistas know that malls have plenty of stylish options- both trendy and classic, and it is the place to buy your summer wardrobe in a midst of a recession. So,

To Buy or Not to Buy

by Joe Lawrence May 23rd, 2009| Shopping Secrets
“We need to get new furniture for the living room.”  Have you ever said something like this?  Have you ever thought that you needed something even though it was probably more of a want?  I know I have been snared in this trap before.

It is very easy to lose touch

Secondhand Shopping Can Be Chic!

by Patti May 21st, 2009| Fashion
I am a fashionista who has to watch her money closely. I really don’t like the term recessionista, as I think it sounds kind of harsh and negative, so I prefer to call myself a budget savvy fashionista. I like to say that I am a woman with a designer

Burning Money in San Francisco

by Jaclyn Abergas May 19th, 2009| Travel Shopping
Need to burn money in San Francisco? Where should you go to shop?

4. Union Square

A lot of the tourists know this area because Union Square is right in the middle of downtown San Francisco. All the designer labels are here. All the major department stores are here. Even the small

Coupon Storage Creativity-Where Do You Keep Yours?

by Patti May 12th, 2009| Sales
Clipping coupons can be an excellent way to save some money. Whether the coupon is for ketchup, laundry detergent, or shampoo, any amount you save is beneficial, especially right now with times being tough financially for so many families.

Perhaps you were clipping coupons before it became popular. For some people,

Clever Ways To Save Cash

by Anna P. May 7th, 2009| Money Saving Hints
Who does not want to save money? Even if you already live by a budget, you still can find ways to cut corners and add more money to your savings account.  These ideas go beyond cutting coupons, buying generic products and asking for discounts.  Here are some clever ways

The Shops of San Francisco

by Jaclyn Abergas May 5th, 2009| Travel Shopping
Have you come to San Francisco to shop your heart out? Ahh. Good choice. There are a lot of unique shops in the city that you will never find anywhere else. Most of these stores sell products that are  personalized or unique in their concepts. And some streets offer the