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3 Sneaky Tactics to Save Money this Holiday Season

We all know the holidays are expensive, but finding smart ways to save money can make a huge difference in your financial outlook for this season.

Here are 3 sneaky tactics that can help you save money this Holiday Season.

1. Going Directly to eCommerce sites

One of the best ways to save money during the holiday season is to go directly to eCommerce sites. Recently many retailers offer significant discounts if you purchase items through their online store rather than in-person or through another online outlet like Amazon.

Many of these Direct to Consumer eCommerce brands offer anywhere from 10% to 20% discounts on a first time order if a user signs up their email address.

If you find a product that you like on Amazon,, or another retailer. Try seeing if the brand you are buying has their own website. If they do there is a good chance you can get additional savings by buying directly from them.


2. Social Media Influencers

Social Media influencers are as popular as ever right now and many direct to consumer brands are leveraging these influencers to promote their products for the holidays.

If you find a product you like, try going to TikTok or Instagram and typing that product or brand in the explore bar.

You may be able to find an influencer promoting this product/brand and if that’s the case there is a good chance that they will have a promo code that can help you get a discount!

3. Coupon Sites


Groupon is a deal-of-the-day website that features discounted gift certificates usable at local or national companies.

Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, see, eat, and buy in a variety of cities across the United States. Customers can purchase these vouchers through the Groupon website or mobile app (for iPhone or Android). Once they’ve bought a voucher, they have until the end date to use it (usually within 60 days).


RetailMeNot is a website that offers digital coupons to users. These coupons can be used to save money on purchases made online or in-store. To use a coupon, simply enter the code at checkout when prompted.

You may be able to find a discount that you can apply to your order. For example, you may find a coupon for 10% off your total purchase.

In addition to digital coupons, RetailMeNot also offers cash back deals on certain websites. When you click through a RetailMeNot link and make a purchase at one of their partner stores, you will earn cash back on your purchase. This cash back will be deposited into your RetailMeNot account and can be used towards future purchases.


CouponFollow is a website that allows users to share coupons and promo codes with each other. 

Users can search for coupons by keyword, brand, or store. CouponFollow also has a blog that provides tips on how to save money with coupons and promo codes.


Don’t let money get in the way of your fun this Holiday Season! 

Save money on your gifts using these 3 sneaky strategies and enjoy your Holiday Season without breaking the bank.

3 ways to save money TLDR;

1. Go directly to eCommerce sites
2. Search the product or Brand on Social Media and see if influencers are promoting them 
3. Use Coupon sites

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