Online Shopping & Saving Tips

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Coupons & Rebates

  • The Bargainist
    “Find the best deals” with updates several times a day.
  • The Coupon Clippers
    Self-advertised as the “largest online grocery clipping service”, coupons may be ordered for a small handling fee.
  • DailyeDeals
    Sign up for discount promotions and coupons to be e-mailed each week.
  • Dealcatcher
    Special online deals, comparison prices, rebates and printable coupons from online vendors such as Rakuten, bluefly.com and from major U.S. retailers like BestBuy and Sears.
  • E coupons
    Search by category or by store for all types of coupons and promotional deals.
  • Groupon
    Sends daily emails to subscribers with deals from local businesses. Discounts offered typically range from 50%-90%.

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Comparison Shopping

  • Best Book Buys
    “Search dozens of bookstores to find the lowest price.”
  • Deal Time
    A service of shopping.com owned by eBay, includes consumer reviews and buying guides from eBay.
  • My Grocery Deals
    Sign up for free e-mail alerts on items for sale in your local grocery stores.
  • My Simon
    Has links to short reviews from Consumer Reports.
  • Shopping.com
    This eBay company offers one-stop online shopping with the “world’s largest product catalog.” Many products have hundreds of customer reviews.
  • Yahoo
    Shop by brand, store or category. Find the latest coupons or promotional codes for a large number of products and featured merchants.

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Product Reviews

  • Consumer Reports
    Consumer Reports features unbiased ratings and recommendations on thousands of products and services in categories including appliances, cars, electronics and computers, home and garden, health and fitness, babies and kids, food, personal finance, and travel.
  • Consumer World
    A free consumer resource guide. Includes over 200 links.
  • The Consumerist
    Independent blog “biased toward the consumer” about a wide variety of consumer issues, including consumer rights, scams, sales and deals. Complain about products or service: “We live and die by our reader tips.”
  • Epinions.com
    A service of Shopping.com, a major comparison shopping online service, featuring customer product reviews, buying and how-to guides.

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Social Shopping Sites and Classifieds

  • Craigslist
    Craigslist remains the largest online classified marketplace in spite of emerging competition and scam alerts.
  • Etsy
    The “place to buy and sell all things handmade.”
  • Freecycle
    A grassroots movement of people who are giving (and getting) items for free.

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