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A smart shopper is cautious and knows how to spot a bargain, but smart shopping is about more than just money in Oklahoma. The truly smart shopper knows how to spot the best quality items, those that have durability and will outlive the goods that may appear attractive at first, but don't last.
Georgine Kaczmarek of Ridgefield has been clipping coupons since she was 17. Photo by ELIZABETH LARA/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER.
Georgine Kaczmarek of Ridgefield has been clipping coupons since she was 17. Photo by ELIZABETH LARA/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER.

Coupon clipper takes great pride in adventure' of saving money

Updated: Tue, Sep 7, 2010 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Saving money is a source of pride for Georgine Kaczmarek, who says it's "in" to be a coupon clipper who takes advantage of rebates and refunds. And what used to be called being cheap is really being smart.

Maximizing stores' holiday discount clubs

Business | Updated: Sat, Aug 7, 2010 | Comment on this article Leave a comment
FILE - In this file photo made July 19, 2010,

NEW YORK — You may want to think of the winter holidays as part of the distant future. But retailers reviving Christmas savings clubs want the season at the top of your budget. Right now.

Back-to-school shopping can be good finance lesson for children

Business | Updated: Sat, Jul 31, 2010 | Comment on this article Leave a comment
In this July 8, 2010 photo, a fifth grade student shops for school items at Staples in Menlo Park, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma) ORG XMIT: CAPS306

NEW YORK — Shopping for back-to-school items for your elementary school children but afraid of a fight in the jeans aisle?


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At a grocery store in Seattle, shoppers grab their food, and instead of waiting in the checkout line, they just leave. No, they’re not shoplifting. They’re at Amazon Go. The first-ever Amazon Go store is an 1,800-square-foot supermarket without cash registers or check stands. Business Insider called it the... Read More
Want a New TV for the Super Bowl? Start Here
As a football fan, you know the rules of the game and the names of the players. But you might not know quite as much about the TV you’ll be using to watch your favorite sport — or what you’d want in a replacement, especially on short notice. “The Super Bowl is sort of the epicenter of activity for people wanting... Read More
As E-Commerce Thrives, Macy’s, Sears Stores Close
Well-known retailers have ushered in January with plans to close physical store locations in 2017, and it could be symptomatic of issues in the industry. Shuttering storefronts Four days into the new year, Macy’s department store announced that it will be closing 68 stores. A day later, Sears Holdings Corp.... Read More


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