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3 Money-Saving Tips That Could Save You a Boatload this Holiday Season

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 9:00 AM, December 18, 2015

Rachael Ray Show

Aired December 18, 2015

The holidays can be hard on the pocketbook, but they don’t have to be! Couponing expert Cindy Livesey is here to show you how you can save this season.

Tip 1: Earn Cash Back

Lots of stores will offer cash back when you buy gift cards at this time of year. So if you need to shop, why not buy a gift card to use to make your purchase, and then earn a reward that you can then use to buy gifts or another necessities? Likewise, there are online sites like Ebates.com that will offer you cash back on your purchases.

Tip 2: Use Apps to Find the Lowest Price

There are apps that will find you the lowest price on an item. Just use an app to scan an item in the store, then immediately find out where you should buy to get the best deal! If the store you’re in doesn’t have the lowest price, but offers price-matching, just take your app to customer service and show them the lower price. Wow!

Tip 3: Buy Discounted Gift Cards

There are websites that sell gift cards at a 5 to 10 percent discount!

What’s your favorite trick for saving during the holidays? Share below!