Auction sites tips and tricks

Ebay and auction sites in general are excellent for finding products at discount prices, you can buy virtually anything at a discount and often get free shipping, you would be surprised to find that buying soap in bulk can save you $100 per year if you have a family or three or more, that’s a $100 you can use to buy movie tickets for example (also at a discount), or simply deposit the saved money into your savings account. Sometimes these discounted items are limited in quantities, and with millions of users shopping at any time the trick is finding these discounts before everyone else does, and one way to...
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How to get a low APR car loan

More often than usual, car dealers finance your car at a high interest rate, this is because they get a kick back from the lender or providing the loan, it is up to you to shop around for a better rate by going to your bank or a credit union, the process is a little more time consuming but no complicated, and it will save money in the short and long term. Some car dealerships provide in house financing at low interest rates, again do your shopping to see which is best rate available. Your credit score will definitely be a factor, so if a dealer advertises 1% interest rate...
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Money Saving and Travel tips

Travel is probably the most complex and expensive activity you will ever experience, and hopefully the most enjoyable, with plane tickets, car rentals, meals, hotels, local transportation, museums, parks, planning is essential, and searching for deals can save you quite a bit of money. Here are a few tips that will help you in money saving.   Travel Date Schedule your trip during an off-peak season, plane tickets are less expensive and you will have more choices in choosing a hotel room, tourist attractions will be less crowded and less expensive, all in all you will have a nicer experience.   Plane Tickets Buy plane tickets at least three months...
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Coupons and Groupon

Groupon (http://www.groupon.com) is a great way to save money on restaurants, services, trips, etc.. Many merchants use Groupon to draw customers in, it is a great marketing idea which works for both you and the merchant. Savings up to 20% are fairly common although sometimes there some restrictions, so it is best to research and read the fine print to avoid surprises. Groupons are also a great way to try new restaurants, and in fact this is what restaurants’ goal in the first place, they want to draw in new customers like yourself. Traditional coupons are still used at grocery stores, department stores, and consumer product outlets, online merchants have...
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How to save money as a teenager

Let’s face it, we are a consumer society which means that we buy products, use them, and dispose them, and then buy more of the same product, this is mostly due to advancing technologies and strong marketing campaigns. Teenagers are responsible for a big percentage of tech product purchases, and as a teenager you are being trained to become a long term consumer of products that you don’t necessarily need, and by the time you reach the age of 25 you would have accumulated at least two credit cards and are already in debt. A better way to manage your financial life is to start saving money at a young...
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How to save money grocery shopping

How to save money grocery shopping There are two important things you should do before going to the grocery store, which should help reduce your bill and save you money in the short and long term. 1) Have a good meal before going to the grocery store, this will prevent you from buying unnecessary foods and products, I’m sure you’ve heard that shopping while hungry will lead to excessive and unnecessary buying, the food which will stay in the fridge or cupboard for months, and eventually go to waste. 2) Prepare a list of food items you need, do not buy in bulk as you will overeat, or will throw...
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Saving money on domain name registration

Domain names are the names that you type in your browser when visiting a website such as Google.com, Amazon.com, and MoneySaving.com. When you have a business idea and need to build a website around it to sell a product or service, the first thing you need to do is search for and register a domain name, an example of a domain name would be yourownbusiness.com or supernewidea.com. Godaddy is one of many registrars that offers domain name registration for about $14 per year. Once you have searched for an available domain name you will be asked to pay for the first year, you can choose to pay the full price...
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Car loans money saving according to experts

Many people think negotiating a great price on a car is better than car loans money saving. What most experts say is that to get a great deal, one must separately shop for the loan and the car. If you want to save up to thousands of dollars, do not go straight to a car dealer. Instead, begin researching on car loan application. If you are a credit union member, it will help you save significantly as credit unions often have very competitive rates. There are also online lenders that have available car loan offers. You can also score good offers at your present auto insurance company. Banks, however, are...
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Car Loans Money Saving: How to Get Your Dream Car

Your dream car may be the one of the hardest items to strike out of your bucket list because it will cost you most if not all of your savings. However, whether it is a sedan, an SUV or a sports car, you can have it as long as you take note of these car loans money saving tips. Apart from credit card purchase, many people opt for car loans. You want to shop around for a good deal so why not shop for better car loans. Two most common types of auto loans are car loans from dealerships and from banks and other financial institutions. The key is to...
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Money saving on hotel reservations – Tips

Whether you’re an experienced traveler or a first-time adventurer, you always want to be able to work within a budget while traveling. Hotel reservations often use up a huge portion of your funds, especially during peak seasons when hotels are almost always fully booked. The good thing is that there are proven ways on money saving on hotel reservations, which will be of great help in making your dream vacation come true. The first thing to do is plan ahead. At least one or two months prior to your desired travel date, browse the Web for rates and do a simple canvassing of hotels for proper comparison of rates. There...
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Money saving on hotel reservations – Planing ahead

Whatever time of the year it is, traveling is always fun. You do not only get a glimpse of another city’s or another country’s food, history, and culture, you also get time for yourself to relax a bit and meet some new friends. Traveling can be expensive, too, especially to places with higher costs of living, but that’s not the case anymore. You only have to know some of the best money saving on hotel reservations ideas and you are good to go. If you are a very frequent traveler, whether by profession or by heart, then you must have heard of bundling as an effective way of money saving...
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Money saving on computers and software

Buying a computer can be a bit confusing, with so many models, performance numbers, it is sometimes difficult to determine which computer fits your needs. You wouldn’t want to buy a high end graphics computer if all you do is surf the web, compose documents, or manage your home business. Computers can cost anywhere between $400 up to $3000 or more. Most people fall into three categories: General Purpose, Graphics Designers, and Gamers. General Purpose ( home business,web surfing,music/watching videos)  an inexpensive basic computer would suffice, the drive size should be large to store music, processor speed doesn’t need to be extreme, 4GB of memory should be enough, a decent...
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How to buy electronics at a discount

Stop and think for a moment.. Two years ago, the latest and greatest electronic device just came out, everyone rushed to buy it, it was state of the art, it was the best, and people stood in line for hours, even days, to get their hands on one. Now fast forward to the present, the same electronic device is considered old and slow, the screen not state of the art, and the cool factor has dropped by about 90%. Why is that? Well for one, marketing is a huge contributor to the cool factor, two years later you no longer see your product being hyped or talked about between friends,...
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