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When Buying Daily Deals Makes Sense (and Cents!) Modest Money9 Comments

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The following is a guest Buying daily meals. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me.

During the recession, daily deals represented a smart way to experience all of life’s pleasures at a significant discount. Hoping to try the newest restaurant? Buy a Groupon. Want a blowout without blowing your budget? LivingSocial has an offer for you. Seeking an intro to Web design? AmazonLocal can help you with that.

Like many others, I was quick to jump on the daily-deal bandwagon and eagerly signed up for each site. Suddenly, my inbox was inundated with multiple emails from each provider goading me to save on everything from yoga to ziplining to Ethiopian cuisine. I found myself desirous of things and experiences I wouldn’t otherwise consider. And that’s where they get you — daily deal sites take full advantage of consumers’ desire to get a good bargain. One of our baddest buying behaviors is purchasing something for the discount and not for the product or experience itself.

Having purchased my fair share of these vouchers, I’ve come up with a list of when you should buy daily deals to get the most…

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10 Ways to Improve Your Personal Finances

By : Adam | 4 Apr 2014

The following is a guest post about personal finances. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me. Americans are struggling financially. Wages are stagnant, consumer spending is down, decent jobs are hard to find, and gas and …

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The Importance of Vocabulary

By : Adam | 5 Feb 2014

The following is a guest post about the importance of vocabulary. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my guest post policy and then contact me. Imagine one day you talk with a friend who says, “I think I’m going to be successful.” …

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Personal Finance – Your Guide to a Better Future

By : Adam | 4 Apr 2012

The following is a guest post by Jonny of financewand.com It is very important that you take the finest investment decisions for yourself as well as your family so that you can secure your present as well as your future. Forget what you have done …

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February Blog Carnivals and Feature Blogposts

By : Jeremy Biberdorf | 22 Feb 2012

Well I was planning on spacing out these blog update posts more, but it looks like it will a more regular feature here. In the short time of running this blog I’ve just met too many great bloggers and discovered so many awesome blogs. I’d …

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