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The following is a guest post.
Andrea Woroch is a consumer and money-saving expert who shows people how they can live on less without radically changing their lifestyles. From smart spending tips to personal finance advice, Andrea transforms everyday consumers into savvy shoppers. She has been featured among top news outlets such as NBC’s Today, Good Morning America, Dr. OZ, CNN, New York Times, Kiplinger Personal Finance, and many more. Follow her on Twitter or Facebook for daily savings posts.
As a consumer savings expert, it’s my job to know how people can save money on everyday expenses and little indulgences. Though I’m always on the lookout for new strategies, there are some money-saving antics that I don’t condone, including anything that requires you to pay more than you budgeted for, or sacrifices your integrity in the name of savings.
In a new twist on my typical tips, here are several savings strategies I don’t recommend, and why.
1. Opening a store credit card.
Anyone who’s purchased something recently has likely been tempted to open a store credit card for the upfront savings of 10 to 20 percent off. However, these cards should be approached with caution….Read more...