Category "Shopping"

Born to shop? Born to save? We want to do our part to marry the two! At ForTheBestRate.com, we kicking out money saving ideas and shopping strategies to help you save money and avoid getting ripped off.

Shopping

Are Sample Sales Really A Bargain?

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When retailers have excess merchandise, sample sales are often used to move the surplus and unload the extra supply. These sales are usually advertised as offering sharply discounted items, but...

Living

Considering becoming a mystery shopper? Read this first.

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Have you heard of “mystery shopping?” It’s a service where companies hire qualified people to “shop” at a designated place and report back about their experience. Here’s how the Mystery...

Household Savings

Low Cost Health Food

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The obesity crisis in America not only drains the health care system, it also prevents millions of individuals from experiencing the highest quality of life possible. A Gallup poll in...

Entertainment

How to Save on Your Media Addictions

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Are you someone who likes to keep up with the latest in music, sports, fashion, and film? Regardless of your interests, chances are that from time to time you invest...

Shopping

Couponing for Beginners

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The coupon craze has swept across the country, with classes, clubs and organizations offering “how-to” lessons for those who want to save big bucks on their grocery bills. But if...

Personal Finance

Changing the Way You Shop

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It is possible to save money on items that are essential and on those that are not. What gets many people into trouble is impulse buying, even with necessary things...

Personal Finance

I Just Spent $12.38 On Convenience Fees

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It’s the holiday season…full of festive decorations, fun times with family and friends, making memories and enjoying traditions…and the never ending to do list. At this time of year we...

Mortgage

Costco Now Marketing Mortgages to its Members

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Costco shoppers can buy gallons of ketchup, two-pound bags of potato chips, office supplies and now mortgages for their homes. The wholesale company has developed a full-service mortgage lending program...

Household Savings

Healthy Cooking on a Budget?

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On this topic I seem to have more questions than answers. I want to feed my family food that is as healthy as possible. I try to make healthy choices...

Personal Finance

3 Strategies For Avoiding Impulse Buys

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Impulse buys…those dreaded few extra items that make their way into your shopping cart. Even the best list makers and most disciplined spenders out there will cave to an impulse...

Household Savings

Finding The Cheapest Gas

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Whenever gas prices climb there is lots of talk of where to find the cheapest gas. Websites like GasBuddy.com can help you seek out which stations offer the lowest price...

Personal Finance

Resist Temptation From Email Ads

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Nearly every online purchase process includes the offer to send you updates in the future via email. Agree to receive these emails and they might show up every few weeks...