Articles on Shopping

Ends in 4? It's the final markdown

The secret to Target's markdown strategy is in the price tag code. Here's how to know when you're getting the best deal!

Snipe an Ebay auction, save a fortune.

Haven't perfected the art of the eBay steal? No worries — BidNip will swipe it for you!

Amazon's secret 30-day price guarantee

One of Amazon's best kept secrets is its 30-day price match guarantee. Here's how to use it.

“Shop in stores with concrete floors.”

Enter the mystical realm of warehouse stores, where bulk-buying can save you big money in the long run.

Buy raincoats in summer, because winter always comes.

Whether you're buying a winter coat in June or a lawnmower in December — off-season discounts are your friend!

The Greatest Story Ever Sold is a Fantasy Covered in Blood

Want an easy way to save three months’ salary? Don’t buy a diamond engagement ring.

When it's hard to be frugal (and how to talk yourself into it anyway)

To spend, or not to spend — that is the question. We're sharing some advice on talking yourself into frugality!

Bidding wisely on eBay

eBay can be the discount shopper’s paradise. But it doesn't hurt to brush up on some tips for using this worldwide marketplace.

15 million British shoppers with math skills of fifth graders get government help

Lacking math skills are causing British shoppers to miss out on savings. Here's how the government has stepped in to help!

Special holiday return policies of popular stores

Do you know your favorite stores' holiday return policies? Check out this list from Consumer World — it's updated every year!

Deadweight loss of Christmas: Economist explains why gifts are inefficient

The term "deadweight loss" doesn't exactly smack of Christmas cheer, but ask yourself — are you spending too much on holiday gifts?

Hype is Expensive

Don't buy into hype — literally. Patience on hot ticket items will save you a bundle this holiday season!

Nintendo Wii and Sony PS3 locator

This year's big-ticket gifts may be tough to track down. Let XP Bargain help you find the hottest gaming consoles with a few simple clicks!

Stylish but Cheap Gift Wrap Ideas

Skip the pricey gift wrap. You've got everything you need to DIY perfectly presentable presents kicking around the house!

Simple Ways to Shop Around

Whether shopping for a wedding, the latest gadget, or a holiday gift, the Internet is your best friend in scoping deals. Save big with these tips.

Are we over the deals at Overstock.com?

Do you use Overstock for the latest deals, bargains, and biggest bang for your buck? Are they still going strong?

Holiday shipping deadlines coming up

Don't let shipping deadlines throw off your gift-giving groove! Save yourself some pre-holiday anxiety and know exactly when you need to order gifts by.

3 Simple Tips for Saving the Most Money This Holiday

There's only three things you need to know to save this holiday season.

GottaDeal.com Is the Hottest Bargain Hunting Site

Try Gotta Deal to score some online holiday shopping deals.