People are always looking for ways to save money, and in today’s economy there are more ways than ever to save on purchases. Years ago, people didn’t have the luxury of saving money online. But today, when shopping for a product, you should always look online for the best prices. Here are some wonderful sites to save money.
Freecycle is a venue in which you can either sell items or buy cheaply from someone else. It costs nothing to participate, and the site is well organized. Just about anything you need is on Freecycle. And, if you just want to get rid of some old stuff, it’s an easy way to help yourself, others, and the environment, too.
BillShrink is a site that offers financial assistance by looking at your spending habits and credit cards. They analyze your financial situation and offer you advice on how to save money on your bills. For instance, if you use credit cards, it analyzes the best offers for your spending habits.
Skyscanner is a simple site you can use to get the best deals on air travel. It doesn’t always get you where you are going quickly, but it gets the job done and saves money at the same time.
Bizrate offers you comparison prices at various locations. When you want to buy an item, you simply search this site and it will generate the cheapest prices online: a very useful tool for comparison-shopping. Shopzilla is another comparison-shopping tool. Between these two, you should be able to find the lowest online prices.
GasBuddy allows you to find the cheapest price of gas in your area. You simply type in your zip code and it shows you gas prices at competing local stations. There’s even an app for your smart phone.
Basically, saving money, and even earning a little cash is easy to do with online shopping. Smart shopping and selling – with a little savvy know-how – might help get you through some hard times and bring a little financial peace to your life.
Jessica Bosari is a PerkStreet Customer Columnist, as well as the Site Manager and Editor for billeater a blog with money-saving tips to lower your bills. When she’s not gathering money-saving tips, Jessica is feeding her geeky side with sci-fi movies, tech gadgets, useful apps and productivity tricks, just to keep things interesting. Read more of Jessica’s great financial advice on Perkstreet’s blog, or view her other money-saving tips at billeater.com.