Looking for a new sofa? The good news is that you have plenty of options. The bad news is that…you have plenty of options. It can be quite confusing to know which one to buy, especially when there's a salesman hovering over your shoulder. And if you make a mistake and change your mind, it's not like you can pack it up and bring it back to the store on the way to work. Here … [Read more...] about Tips on buying a sofa
Who doesn't love jewelry? Gold and silver accessories can don't just add instant chic and style to your outfit. High quality pieces may also increase in value, and (if you have a sudden cash flow problem) can be sold for a pretty good price. However, high quality gold and silver jewelry don't come cheap. Here are tips on selecting the best pieces for your money. … [Read more...] about Tips for buying gold and silver jewelry
The smart shopper can find amazing clothes at dirt-cheap prices at thrift stores, rummage sales, or even online. The crazy-low prices can make you go, well, crazy. You can end up spending a huge amount of money on clothes that will gather dust in your closet or simply look cheap on you. Shopping for vintage clothing requires some amount of discernment and savvy. How do you … [Read more...] about Tips for buying clothes at thrift stores
Savvy shoppers don't just know what to buy, or where to buy it—they also know exactly when to buy it. Take advantage of seasonal sales to get fabulous items at amazing discounts. One way to get that insider info is to sign up for your favorite store's Twitter, Facebook or e-newsletters. You'll get regular updates and even special members-only discounts. But aside from those … [Read more...] about Insider Calendar on Store Sales!
A diamond is forever—unless it's fake, of course. Unfortunately many of the fake diamonds are so well made that it can fool even experienced gemologists. We don't even have the benefits of special tools! So how do you know if the diamond you are buying is fake or real? The most important thing to do is to buy from a trusted jeweler recommended by family or friends, or from … [Read more...] about How to Tell if a Diamond is Fake