Posts by Lauren Greutman

What to Buy When: January Edition

The holidays might be over, but the deals haven't slowed down just yet. Retailers are clearing out Christmas stock and running promotions inspired by New Year's resolutions. Here's where you can maximize your savings in January in support of your goals. Bargain alert: white sales, post-Christmas clearance sales, and fitness equipment Wearable fitness trackers Fitness…

Holiday Rush: 5 tips to save on last-minute gifts

Christmas is only a few days away and you're not done buying gifts — what do you do? I have some amazing tips to save money, even when you've left your gift shopping down to the wire. Thankfully, many stores like Target and Walmart are open until 11 pm on Christmas Eve to help you meet…

9 Steps to the Ultimate Black Friday Game Plan

Black Friday can be very overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. There are so many sales, crowds, and long lines. Today, I am going to teach you how to navigate Black Friday with little stress and HUGE savings! First, what makes Black Friday shopping so unique is that retailers literally pull out all their…

Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas for Under $7

Lauren Greutman of LaurenGreutman.com here to show you how to shop for Halloween costumes on a budget. Halloween is such a fun time of year but with the gift-buying season fast approaching, you may not want to spend a lot of cash on costumes. If you’re looking for a frugal way to celebrate…

5 frugal tips to tailgate like a pro

Football season is in full swing, so now is the perfect time to throw a tailgate party with family and friends. Here are five ways to save and enjoy the event on a budget. 1) Plan your tailgate recipes before you shop The key to saving money is planning ahead. Start with the Browse tab…