Sometime online retail bucks conventional wisdom. Most people assume going straight to the manufacturer of a certain brand, as opposed to shopping for that brand at a merchant like Macy's or Amazon, will mean paying full price for your items. While that's partially true, it doesn't hold up for every brand. Sometimes, shopping directly from a brand store can actually save you money. Here's how.
We post a lot about credit cards here on our blog, as well as elsewhere on Brad's Deals. Each credit card offers a different sign-up offer and earning currency, usually "points" or "miles." What's the difference between all of them? And, most importantly, what are they worth? Note: Citi is a partner of Brad's Deals.
If you're lucky enough to live in a state that offers tax holidays for back-to-school shopping, this is your heads up – some of those wonderful tax-free weekends start this Friday, July 26, and your favorite retailers are likely to be wooing you with some of the best back-to-school sales of the season.
Everyone loves flying first class and staying in lavish hotel suites, but unless you have endless cash on hand, these things can be hard for the average person to swing. Luckily, there are ways to hack your way to a luxurious getaway without having to pay a cent out of pocket. Gain elite status by signing up for the right credit cards, and you'll increase your chance for upgrades and freebies by a mile. Note: Citi is a partner of Brad's Deals.
A lot of credit cards charge an annual fee for their services, and depending on your spending habits, that can be a bad deal overall. Luckily, there are many lucrative credit cards that have no annual fee, but still offer rewards for cardmembers. Here are the best no annual fee credit cards currently on the market. Note: Citi is a partner of Brad's Deals.
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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.
After you've tied the knot, what are supposed to do with things you bought just for the wedding? Do you really need seventeen mason jar floral arrangements in that exact shade of green? Chances are, your fancy new married life will not require any of your folksy wedding decor, but it can be hard to part with things that meant so much to you just a few days ago.
Nobody likes paying money to spend money, but if you use a credit card for the bulk of your everyday purchases, paying fees – whether for a late payment or an annual renewal – can be a fact of life. Paying your bills on time is the best way to avoid paying credit card fees, but knowing which cards on the market keep their fees low and customer-friendly can help you save money in the long run. Note: Citi is a partner of Brad's Deals.
If you’re reading this, you’re probably a deal-seeker. A sale-warrior. A champion of the noble coupon. You’re the kind of person who scours thrift stores for vintage hidden gems, who scores the hottest bag of the year in the clearance section, the kind of person who gets up at 4am every Black Friday and heads to the mall armed with a game plan and the knowledge that you’re the best gosh-darn deal shopper this world has ever seen.