Amazon Prime Day


Amazon is putting a lot of marketing behind the second edition of their big sale day – “Prime Day,” which kicks off at midnight!  Amazon Prime members will be able to buy items at deep discounts all day on July 12, 2016.  Amazon claims that this day will be bigger and better than Black Friday or Cyber Monday sales.  They state that over 100,000 items will be on sale, exclusively for Prime members.  Continue reading


Save $5 with the Amazon App


We covered this tip a little while back, but many of you may be new to our website since that time.  In case you missed it, this is a quick and easy way to save some cash.  Amazon is promoting their mobile app by offering a $5 discount. If you have not used the Amazon app to make a purchase in the past 12 months, you are eligible for this discount. Follow these simple instructions to take advantage of this offer. Continue reading

Amazon Prime – Sharing is Saving

Amazon-primeWe are all familiar with Amazon Prime – the $99/yr service that Amazon is constantly trying to shove down your throat.  Amazon even ruffled feathers recently with another move to push customers toward Prime.  Non-Prime customers must now spend $49 per order to get free shipping (up from $35)!  We love our Prime benefits, but as with most fees, I’m not a fan of the $99 membership fee.  I went in search of a way to reduce this cost, and I found a simple loophole.  You can split the membership cost with a family member or trusted friend, while retaining 100% of the prime benefits! Continue reading

Save $10 off $10 at Amazon using Citi ThankYou Points – YMMV

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Amazon has been promoting the “Shop with Points” feature recently.  Promotions have come and gone using Chase UR’s and Amex MR’s.  Now it is Citi’s turn to run a promo for paying with ThankYou points.  You can save $10 off of your purchase if you meet a few requirements.   Continue reading