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The Best Way to Save Money While Shopping Online, According to Experts

Best Life Logo By Sarah Crow of Best Life | Slide 1 of 12: Whether you're worried about your job security or trying to pay down debt, there are plenty of good reasons to put away a little extra cash these days. It's not just maxing out your IRA or brown bagging your lunch that can help you keep more money in the bank, though. If you want to save money on the things you're buying online on a regular basis, from groceries to clothes to housewares, there's one simple trick for doing so that experts swear by: using a browser extension."You're already shopping these retailers, so why not earn a little extra cash back on your purchase?" asks consumer analyst Julie Ramhold with DealNews.com. She recommends browser extension Rakuten for major savings and cautions that while not every product category is included in deals on these extensions, in many cases, you can get a ton of cash back."For instance, Old Navy might have a regular rate of two percent cash back, but during special events, that amount could jump to six percent or more, depending on the [extension] you use," explains Ramhold. And these small rewards can add up to major savings over time. However, that's far from the only way to keep more cash in your bank account. Read on to discover what else experts recommend for saving big when you're shopping online. And if you want to stop wasting money when you shop, make sure to avoid The 20 Worst Things to Buy at Walmart.Read the original article on Best Life

The Best Way to Save Money While Shopping Online, According to Experts

Whether you're worried about your job security or trying to pay down debt, there are plenty of good reasons to put away a little extra cash these days. It's not just maxing out your IRA or brown bagging your lunch that can help you keep more money in the bank, though. If you want to save money on the things you're buying online on a regular basis, from groceries to clothes to housewares, there's one simple trick for doing so that experts swear by: using a browser extension.

"You're already shopping these retailers, so why not earn a little extra cash back on your purchase?" asks consumer analyst Julie Ramhold with DealNews.com. She recommends browser extension Rakuten for major savings and cautions that while not every product category is included in deals on these extensions, in many cases, you can get a ton of cash back.

"For instance, Old Navy might have a regular rate of two percent cash back, but during special events, that amount could jump to six percent or more, depending on the [extension] you use," explains Ramhold. And these small rewards can add up to major savings over time. However, that's far from the only way to keep more cash in your bank account. Read on to discover what else experts recommend for saving big when you're shopping online. And if you want to stop wasting money when you shop, make sure to avoid The 20 Worst Things to Buy at Walmart.

Read the original article on Best Life

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