Updated: Friday, 02 Nov 2012, 3:49 PM EDT
Published : Friday, 02 Nov 2012, 3:49 PM EDT
Grand Rapids, Mich. (WOTV) - At first it sounds a little wrong to say that you can save money by spending money, but there are times when it pays off. Depending on your spending habits, these expenditures may pay for themselves in matter of days.
1 - All You Magazine - You can buy it on the stand at Walmart or get a one year subscription . Most issues come with over $50 in grocery, health and beauty or other coupons. Some issues have come with over $100 in coupons.
2 - With Christmas just around the corner and more and more purchases being made online, you might want to pick up a 30 day free trial of Amazon Prime . After your trial is over, it's $79.00 a year. Amazon Prime gives you free 2 day shipping on almost anything Amazon sells with no minimum purchase. So you get it things faster and cheaper than Free Super Saver Shipping that requires a $25 minimum purchase and can take up to 2 weeks.
3 - Not so much of an Amazon shopper? Then you might want to consider a Shoprunner membership. They have partnered with many retailers online to offer the same 2 day shipping with no minimum purchase. Plus, Dominos offers free delivery to Shoprunner members. Get your 30 day free trial of Shoprunner , then it's just $79.00 per year to keep the benefits.
4 - Sunday newspaper - It's still a great source of coupons almost every week (typically we don't get coupons on holiday weekends). You can consider buying a subscription with delivers it to your door or you can ask your local Dollar Tree or Dollar General if they sell it at a discounted rate.
5 - Entertainment Book - You can usually purchase one at a school fundraiser and help out various community groups with your purchase that will save you money on dining, events, activities and more through October 2013. Or you can purchase one online .
Though this won't save you money, it might save you hassles this holiday and it's free! Get a free UPS My Choice membership . It allows you to track packages and even reroute them to a different location and change the scheduled delivery time. Perfect if you are trying keep little eyes from seeing too much.
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