Auto Insurance Savings

Insure.com released the results of a survey of ways to save on auto insurance.  Good students (under age 25) can garner some the richest discounts around. Marital status and low annual mileage also ranked highest for average savings. But the amounts can vary widely, with some auto insurance companies offering savings topping 25 percent while…

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Save on Harris Seeds with New Discount Program

Harris Seeds, a well-known company in the seed industry, is offering a unique customer discount program to say “Thank You” to both new and returning grower customers. This program is designed to reward growers who are loyal to Harris Seeds and those who pay cash at the time an order is placed. The Harris Seeds…

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Four-Course Meal for $15 at Romano’s Macaroni Grill

Romano’s Macaroni Grill offers guests a big night out at affordable prices with its new $15 four-course, Italian trattoria-inspired tasting menu and half-price Italian house wines for a limited time beginning Oct. 21. The menu of chef-selected dishes offers guests outstanding choices at an astounding value. After starting with an aperitivo course of Ravioli Tostati,…

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How to save on shaving products

Razors, blades, creams and other hair-removal products can be costly, but don’t have to be.  The November 2013 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, features findings from a price scan of hair-removal items that most of the time found Amazon.com had the lowest prices on products from well-known brands.  The full report is also available…

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Americans worried about holiday costs

“The U.S. holiday shopping season is being stretched out even longer than usual,” says John Faith, the senior vice president of external affairs for RetailMeNot, Inc. “We found that Americans are spreading out purchases to lessen the burden on their finances by shopping earlier and more often. It’s an interesting comparison to see that some…

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National Geographic: Shop the Road Less Traveled Online Boutique

Today National Geographic launches Shop the Road Less Traveled  (www.shoproadlesstraveled.com), an online shopping destination featuring a collection of handcrafted jewelry, accessories, textiles and home decor inspired by the travels of anthropologist, filmmaker and National Geographic explorer Elizabeth Kapu’uwailani Lindsey. The limited-edition collection reflects the rich cultures, traditions, colors and landscapes that Lindsey encountered on her…

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ShopSmart’s Favorite New Tools for Bargain Lovers

With the holiday season just around the corner, now’s the time to develop a savings strategy for purchases.  The November 2013 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, showcases new online sites and apps that make shopping faster, easier, and more fun while saving money, and these services are free! “There are so many ways to…

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5 things that can hurt your credit score

If you’re living in the US, your credit score is like your lifeline – something so essential; it determines whether or not you can have access to insurance, a new car or a house. And so, the importance of the credit score can never be understated. There are however ways in which consumers unknowingly harm…

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