Are Gift Card Exchange Sites a Scam? No. Here's Why.

Are Gift Card Exchange Sites a Scam? No. Here's Why.

We post a lot of discounted gift cards here on Brad's Deals. Makes sense, right? We are a deal site, after all. Inevitably, after we post a popular gift card deal, we'll get a flood of reader comments calling these deals “scams," often from people who've had bad experiences in the past. 

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How I Took a $20,000 Luxury Vacation for (Nearly) Free!

How I Took a $20,000 Luxury Vacation for (Nearly) Free!

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How to Start Couponing: The Ultimate Guide for Beginners

How to Start Couponing: The Ultimate Guide for Beginners

We've all seen those TV shows featuring people who use 300 coupons every time they go to the grocery store. After all is said and done, they walk out with 80 bags of cat food, 25 gallons of cheap laundry detergent, 50 tubes of mint chocolate toothpaste, 12 packages of beef jerky and a case of diapers -- all for a whopping $1.24. 

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Save More Than 50 Percent on Nutrisystem with This New Member Trick

Save More Than 50 Percent on Nutrisystem with This New Member Trick

If you've been thinking about starting the Nutrisystem Diet, you might be put off by the cost. But you shouldn't be, because there's a simple hack for new members to get more than 50 percent off their meals.

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This Credit Card Rewards Hack Helps You Save on Everything From Taxes to Gas

This Credit Card Rewards Hack Helps You Save on Everything From Taxes to Gas

We've written about the benefits of Bank of America's credit cards in the past, but if you really want to maximize your relationship with Bank of America, see if you qualify for Preferred Rewards. The coveted rewards program can earn you up to 2.62% cash back, and even give the opportunity to pay less on your taxes.

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Why You Should NOT Just Walk into the Apple Store to Buy Your Mac

Why You Should NOT Just Walk into the Apple Store to Buy Your Mac

There’s nothing special about a Mac purchased from the Apple Store. The ghost of Steve Jobs doesn't sprinkle magic iDust on it, and the Geniuses haven’t loaded it up with bonus software.

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Chicago Hacks: 50 Tips for Enjoying City Life on a Budget

Chicago Hacks: 50 Tips for Enjoying City Life on a Budget

Chicago is an amazing place, but living here can be an expensive endeavor. 

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The Sneaky Trick to Getting 50% off The Hottest Holiday Toys at Target

The Sneaky Trick to Getting 50% off The Hottest Holiday Toys at Target

Trendy toys are often some of the hardest things to find discounts on during the holiday season. While Black Friday yields killer prices on everything from clothes and electronics to appliances and home goods, the most popular seasonal toys aren't usually priced more than a few bucks off, even during the hottest holiday sales. But if you have the Target Cartwheel app, you might just be able to score all your kids' favorite things at a 50 percent discount. Here's how.

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47 Things You Always Should Buy at the Dollar Store (+ 21 Things You Never Should)

47 Things You Always Should Buy at the Dollar Store (+ 21 Things You Never Should)

Buying something for just a buck might seem too good to be true, but for the many dollar store deal-sniffers out there, it's a fact of life. 

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4 Reasons Why Extreme Couponing Just Isn't Worth it

4 Reasons Why Extreme Couponing Just Isn't Worth it

Coupons are awesome. I'm a big fan of the little jolt I get when I paste coupon code into the "Have a promo code?" section of the shopping cart of any given online retailer. Paper coupons are awesome, too, although I use them less often.

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