Discounts which you can take advantage of

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By: tiarajoseph11
on 23rd Aug,2012

However, there are certain discounts available to you which you may not be aware of.
Discounts which you can take advantage of

Do you always search for items offered at discount rates? There's no harm in doing so as discounts can help you save dollars and in turn, help you in better personal financial management. However, there are certain discounts available to you which you may not be aware of. Here is a list of some discounts which can save you extra dollars.


  • Making promotions in social media - At present times, the social media has become the greatest place to learn about upcoming discounts, events and special promotions. So, retailers also have chosen this media to reach to their target audience. Some of the stores advertise such discount offers only through Twitter and Facebook. Similarly, some stores advertise their time to time promotions through social media. Therefore, the retailers also offer rewards if you ‘Like' or ‘Share' a special company. However, if you don't want your News Feed to get clogged up with such offers, what you can do is set up different Facebook and Twitter accounts for the purpose and get notified about such offers so that you can take advantage of such discounts.
  • Signing up for account rewards - It is relatively easier nowadays to get extra discounts from online checking accounts. Using such a debit card entitles you to get discounts every time you use the card at participating retail stores. The discount often ranges from 2-5% on the amount you spend.
  • Opting for credit card rewards by shopping online - Most of the credit card companies offer discounts, as much as 20%, if you purchase items from online rewards malls. Actually, the portals are set up by the credit card company itself and you have to buy items using only that credit card. Do you know that you get the discount over and above the rewards you get through your cash-back credit card? So, why not utilize this reward by shopping online? There are various popular participating stores where you can shop from online.
  • Joining club memberships for special incentives - How does it sound if you come to know that you may get certain discounts if you join a club membership? By joining the club membership, you can enjoy its various activities and get discounts as an added bonus. For example, if you are over 40 years of age, you can join AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) to get discounts on insurance policies, restaurants, etc. Similarly, Costco membership can help you save money on vacation packages through Costco Travel along with helping you save dollars on your grocery shopping. However, some of these discount offers are available for a limited time period while some others are available throughout the year.

Apart from above, do you know that you can get discounts from various stores if you complete a survey online? There are some stores which offer discounts on your next purchase if you complete an online survey. So, isn't it worth spending a few minutes to get about 10% discount on your next purchase? Therefore, don't let this opportunity go to waste and spend some time in order to get discount on your favorite shopping stores. 

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