Feb 18, 2017

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Monthly Grocery Shopping Tips

People, especially families, usually do monthly shopping for groceries and other household items. Grocery shopping might either be a “healthy” activity or a “bad” activity, depends on how you manage your desire to shop. If you are the kind of tight-budgeted person, once you did grocery shopping for a month then you would not buy any other household items during the month. Or, if you are the kind of loose-budgeted person, just because you did buy many things for your needs during the month earlier, you are still going to buy things or snacks along the time.Which one are you? Here are some tips to make a wise choice for monthly grocery shopping.

This is a very important thing. In order to keep your grocery shopping stuck only to the things that you really need for the month, you have to make a list of these things earlier. So, what you will buy at the grocery store will be just the things that are on the list.Some items are might be cheaper than others, but the question is will they be of better quality? If they are not more qualified, you will end up not using it and so you will buy another thing. It is like you buy the same thing but twice. So, do not hesitate to buy groceries that might be just a little bit more expensive than the cheapest items in the store, but keep in mind it will guarantee you with a better quality and more reliable usage.If you have a particular day at the end or the beginning of the month to do monthly grocery shopping, stick to it. Some people do monthly grocery shopping just earlier than it was last month, making last month’s groceries stuck up in your fridge unused.

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Feb 18, 2017

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Tips For More Secured Online Shopping

 As online shopping is getting more advanced nowadays, security concerns still become the biggest threat to this modern way of shopping. A report from an electronic crime research in the United States showed an increase of 89% in the second quarter of 2011. While researchers and experts are still going a long way to making online shopping safer, here are some tips for more secured online shopping.Looking for items to purchase through asearch engine is not recommended. Why? Because there are so many online shopping websites that are actually ascam and made only for better search engine optimization. Be careful of misspellings (for example, .net or .com) so that you will not be redirected to different stores. Also, whenever you visit an online shopping store, look for a lock icon in the left part of the web address or look if the web address is started with an https:// instead of just http://. HTTPS indicates a more secured line of access to the website, making it safer for you to execute the online transaction.

Always be cautious. Never just freely provide a private information about your identity (such as your social security number, your identity number, and other) to an online store. Although it might be needed for the transaction, the best way to provide it is by human interaction, like via phone or meetup. Secure your account in the online store using strong passwords.Do you really think iPhone 7 will sell at only $50? “But the website says so!” you said. Never simply say yes to this kind of information. I mean, come on, be rational. Never simply trust a giveaway coupon or bombastic discount, because this might just be a trick for you to send the website your money without actually giving you the item you thought you purchase.

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Feb 18, 2017

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A Brief Introduction To Online Shopping

 Online shopping, or sometimes called electronic shopping or e-commerce, is an activity of buying or selling goods or services with the help of an electronic media, like the internet. Instead of standing in the aisle of stores and picking the goods by your hand, online shopping makes it easy for you do this with the help of internet browser. All you have to do is do a web browsing to pick the right item you want to purchase and pay it using acertain method of payment (like a credit card or other payment services).Online shopping has emerged to public attention since the year 1994 when music band Sting sold their music album through the internet. With the rise of online banking and the development of the internet, online shopping was getting more popular as many retail stores like Pizza Hut opened their orders through the web.

The rise of online shopping triggered the development of product delivery service. Online shopping establishes the home-shopping lifestyle since you do not have to go out from your home to purchase the things you want. That is where product delivery service holds an important role—to deliver the things you purchase at online store right to your home.Nowadays, more than 30% of international sales is made through online commerce. In the United States only, about 8% of retail items are sold through online shopping—totaled more than 125 billion in dollars.

The development of online shopping, however, increases the threat of fraud and crime. Although the security of internet is still getting new advancement, security concerns have always been attached to online shopping. Many people suffered from what is called as phishing, or the act of crime through an online transaction like online shopping and online banking. Thus, our awareness of the safety of e-commerce should be raised so that we don’t suffer phishing.

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Feb 18, 2017

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Money Saving Shopping Tips

The biggest flip side that everyone faces when it comes to shopping is alimited budget. Of course, you can not always fulfill your desire to shop because your budget is always limited. But this is the beauty of shopping: how you can keep on shopping but with a very limited budget. You have to squeeze your brain to find how you can save money while still shopping as much as you want.This brings us to money-saving shopping tips. There are several money-saving shopping tips you can follow, like the ones explained below.

If you negotiate for a lower price, always do so. Never just buy something at the label price—except you buy at a department store, of course. However, retail store sometimes makes it able for you to negotiate for a discount. Some goods might be damaged, or sometimes you buy in a large quantity. These conditions enable you to negotiate for a lower price.If you just can wait just a little bit longer, you will probably get a discount. Electronic goods usually get cheaper as the new ones launch to the market. Don’t get hastily buy new goods when it is still at a high price; if you wait a little longer, these goods might get cheaper.

Remember, there are tons of stores out there. Be a price police: compare the price of a good at one store with another store. Look for the store that offers cheaper price. Although you should always consider the reliability and trustworthines of the stores, always look for the stores that offer lower price.Always keep in mind: do you really have to have this good? List all the things you want to shop in priority order, so that you’ll put your effort more the top-priority good.

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