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Gifts You Might Like to Receive for under $25

 

ChristmasClarksville, TN – It’s that time of year. You’re wracking your brain trying to figure out what to get for everyone on your gift list this year.

Amazingly, some of the stores are trying to give you some sanely priced gifts that people—even you!—might want to receive.

I was in Lowe’s recently and saw near the Christmas trees three rows of gifts that were labeled “under $5.00,” “under $10.00,” and “under $25.00.” What a concept!

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Consumer Reports’ Survey shows Nine of 10 Americans Who Haggled Saved Money

 

But, more than one-third of Americans refused to bargain for better deals on products and services; Plus, six savvy haggling tips

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – Consumers who don’t haggle are leaving money on the table.  A new nationally representative survey of 2,000 Americans by Consumer Reports found that just 48 percent of shoppers tried bargaining for a better deal on everyday goods and services during the past three years, down from 61 percent in 2007.

And most of those who bothered to negotiate received a discount at least once during that period. «Read the rest of this article»

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ShopSmart Names Amazing, Cheap Products

 

ShopSmart MagazineYonkers, NY – When it comes to getting the job done, it’s not always necessary to shell out top-dollar for the best. The May 2012 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from the publisher of Consumer Reports, has compiled a list of more than 30 great bargains in food, housewares, electronics and more.

These items, which include paper towels, TVs, body lotion, and knives, have performed well in our lab tests and won’t cost you a fortune. «Read the rest of this article»

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ShopSmart Reveals Eight Things to Never Cheap Out On

 

When It Pays To Pay Up

ShopSmart MagazineYonkers, NY – Have you ever bragged to a complete stranger about an amazing deal on a cute pair of shoes? Do you feel angst at the thought of buying something at full retail price? The joy brought on when getting a great bargain is undeniable. However, according to the issue of ShopSmart magazine, from the publisher of Consumer Reports¸ there are some items consumers shouldn’t skimp on. «Read the rest of this article»

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Gifts under $25 You Might Like to Receive

 

It’s that time of year. You’re wracking your brain trying to figure out what to get for everyone on your gift list this year.

Amazingly, some of the stores are trying to give you some sanely priced gifts that people—even you!—might want to receive.

I was in Lowe’s recently and saw near the Christmas trees three rows of gifts that were labeled “under $5,” “under $10,” and “under $25.” What a concept!
Dollar General has been advertising five different white appliances—hand mixer, toaster, 12-cup coffee maker, electric can opener, and stream dry/spray iron—for $5 each on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday only. They also have some black appliances (additionally including a blender and slow cooker) for $10 each every day of the week.

Old Time Pottery has a large assortment of bakeware for only $2.99 each, a doorbuster automatic mix and stir machine that includes a charger for $9.88 (supposed to cost $69.99 in department stores!), and a stainless steel chafing dish for $14.99. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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