Monday, November 24, 2014

We want to help you save on Christmas Shopping!

Are you on a budget this Christmas? We sure are.
If you are here are some ways to help you save!

Draw names!

If you have a big family this is a good idea!
Draw names out of a hat this way everyone 
gets at least one nice present! Budget for
this present at least $20 dollars!

Were you tempted to buy something expensive 
for yourself, but didn't? For your self control you
can reward yourself by putting that money into a
savings account with a specific goal like 'Christmas 
Party"or "Holiday Budget"!

Sending gifts to relatives and friends this Christmas?
Print your own postage! Print your own or priority 
or flat rate shipping labels at home using their Click-
N-Go Shipping service at the U.S postal service here

Make an account and enter your shipping 
information and print out the label. You can
have your packaged picked up for free! You
will pay  up to 15% less if you were to pick
it up in person!

Did you know?

That National Free Shipping Day is 12/18/14?
You can get free shipping in stores like these:

1. American Eagle Outfitters
2. The Body Shop
3. Aerie
4. The Limited
5. J.Crew
6. Chico's
7. White/Black
8. Boston Store
9. Nautica
10. Kay Jewelers

Just to name a few!


For participating stores!


Did you know?
That if you've  bought
something in the past 30
days and it goes on sale
some retailers will make
an adjustment!

Lost a Gift Card?

Most stores will replace it but
only if you have the receipt. But
if you have already used it your data 
might be in your online account.


Planning on giving someone a gift card this Christmas?
Be careful scammers have been copying the numbers off
the cards. Than they'll wait until the cards are activated or
finding some way to activate them on their oswn and take the
money in them leaving your giftee with a zero balance. To 
make sure your card hasn't been compromised. Look for signs
of tampering on the packaging and check to see if the film 
covering the numbers hasn't been scratched off. If possible 
try and buy your gift cards directly from the store or restaurant
instead of at drugstores or supermarkets.

Well that's all for now folks! I hope we've helped you
save and given you some safe tips and tidbits during this
Holiday Shopping Season! Happy Shopping!

The Cheapskate Diva!

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