Tips for Shopping Cyber Monday

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  1. If there is something you really want, seize the moment, today is your day.  Sign up for emails from your favourite stores, as they often send out special coupons first thing in the morning or surprises throughout the day.  And remember, “first thing in the morning” is midnight plus 1 second.
  2. Clothes and shoes are the most heavily discounted items; it could be a good day for a new holiday outfit.  Still, one of my favourites is Macy’s, and they have a Canadian site!
  3. Add to your savings by combining coupon codes, free shipping and cashback from sites like
  4. Check out for coupons and free gifts from over 800 online retailers.  Also, find online coupon codes at or  For free shipping, check out
  5. Compare prices from online stores using price check apps such as the Amazon Price Check App or check online at PriceBlink or BradsDeals.
  6. Some of my fave sites are (stuff you just don’t find at the Bay) and (for a signature piece, it’s a bit pricey)
  7. If you are looking for a designer bag and find a great deal on eBay or Craigslist, you can request a third-party authentication from or 
  8. I have not tried this yet, but many people are using rewards sites to access a store’s website.  You can earn points or even cash.  The most popular sites are Upromise, MyPoints, FatWallet and Ebates.
  9. If the online company doesn’t ship to Canada, use a service like Point Roberts Parcel Service and have it delivered there.

Happy Shopping!!!

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