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Changes in Consumers Spending

Alex Gutow

Since 2008, there have been significant changes in the behavior and spending habits of American consumers. As the economic downturn lingers, analysts predict many new shopping habits – increased Internet use, decreased brand loyalty and the end of the “buy now, pay later” attitude – are now firmly entrenched in U.S. shoppers. The new “normal” means that the buying process

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Extreme Couponing

Alex Gutow

Coupons are more popular than ever. While most people spend a few hours a week browsing the paper or coupon sites, some people, known as Extreme Couponers, dedicate 10 or more hours a week to try and get the best deals. But, is it worth it? Let’s take a look at the real value of coupons and what couponers can

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Money Saving Android Apps

Erik Chang

One of the great things about having a smartphone are all of the apps available. There literally is an app for everything and, with so many to choose from, it can be difficult to find the best ones for your needs. If you have an Android phone, here are BillShrink’s top money saving apps that are available right now. And

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America’s Multi-Billion Dollar Coupon Industry

Alex Gutow

Rising food and commodity prices, combined with the economic downturn has led to an increased interest in coupons by consumers looking for a way to fight inflation and stretch their family budget. Fueling the recent coupon craze are popular television shows like “Extreme Couponing” on TLC, and the thousands of consumer-led couponing websites and message boards that have sprung up

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Who still uses coupons?

Samantha Eckles

The recession hit us pretty hard, so just about everyone is looking to save money these days. One way to save is by using coupons. Although coupon-use was not always as popular as it is now, it has been around for quite a while. Some people live by clipping coupons and finding deals, others consider it a waste of time.

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Top 12 Coupon & Discount Websites – Because Paying Full Price is So 1999

David Tu

I’m not sure about you, but I literally can’t remember the last time I paid full listed price for any products or services online.  Am I the world’s savviest shopper, able to find the latest and greatest deals by scrounging the web for hours, price matching every little purchase against an online retailer? Oh, not at all my dear grasshopper.

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