Saving 101

The basics of saving money that aren't taught in school, courtesy of The Smart Shopper.

Max Your Tax Return with Ebates

Max Your Tax Return with Ebates

Tax Returns are always a fun surprise. While you’re just getting back money that you earned in the previous year, it’s still nice to finally see it in your bank account. If you’re feeling that tax return burning a hole in your pocket, we have some ideas for how to make the most out of it. Wondering how you’re going to spend your tax return? Try out some of these fun ideas! Take a trip with it One of the most fulfilling ways to spend your tax return is to put it towards travel. Taking a trip with your return money is a great way to finance your own “spring break”. Check out some of the Expedia coupons from Ebates for discounts and travel packages for a good deal. Invest in a new entertainment system If you’re in the market […]

Tips on Filing Taxes

Tips on Filing Taxes

It’s that time of year again, the time to file your taxes. Whether you’re a veteran expert, a loophole whiz, or a first time filer, we can all use a little refresher on the best ways to maximize our returns and minimize our liabilities. It might not be the most fun thing in the world, but filing your taxes doesn’t need to be a total drag. We’ve got you covered with tips for filing your taxes this year as well as where to get Cash Back while doing so. 1. Don’t put it off until the last minute. While taxpayers don’t need to file their 2014 taxes until April 15, 2015, it’s never a good idea to wait until the final days to do it. Aside from running the risk of penalties, you might not leave yourself enough time to look […]

Need School Supplies? Here’s How to Save Some Cash

Need School Supplies? Here’s How to Save Some Cash

If you’re about to send the little ones off to school for another year, you’re probably knee-deep in the process of shopping for their supplies by now. Outfitting your children with backpacks, lunchboxes, binders, and more can be a costly venture, and every parent undertakes it when autumn rolls around. However, with just a little research and planning you can find plenty of ways to reduce the financial burden of back-to-school shopping. 1. Check Your Current Inventory Before you head out on your first shopping trip, get the kids involved and ask them to round up everything they have leftover from last year. If they dig deep, you might be surprised by what’s still on-hand. If those backpacks and jackets are still just as good as they were last year, have your children use them, and if you get some […]

Cash Back on Gift Cards? It’s Possible *AND* Easy

Cash Back on Gift Cards? It’s Possible *AND* Easy

Here at Ebates, we are all about being smart shoppers. There are few things we love more than finding a sweet discount code on a merchant landing page that lets us combine extra savings on top of our Cash Back. One of the features that has been a bit of a hurdle is the inability to buy gift certificates with Cash Back. Many, if not most, of the stores we work with, don’t allow us to pay Cash Back on gift card purchases. With the holiday season rapidly approaching, I am relieved to report that I have found the perfect solution: GiftCertificates.com GiftCertificates.com allows you to buy the gift certificates you want with 1.5% Cash Back. I have so many family members that are utterly impossible to buy presents for. Not only can I buy them the gift certificate of […]

Saving 101

Money saving tips aren’t taught in school, so that’s where Ebates comes in. We’ll teach you the basics of saving money so you can make your online purchases knowing you’re getting the best prices at all of your favorite stores. Whether you’ve been locking in savings for years or you’re new to the online shopping scene, Ebates offers plenty of tips and guides to help you find the best offers around.

Your first lesson includes promo codes. This money saving technique can save you big bucks on your purchase. Retailers issue promo codes for special occasions and we spread the word to offer the latest and current codes to Ebates users. These codes can be for specific merchandise or even for storewide savings. Enter a promo code or coupon code and you’ll be well on your way to saving on your purchase.

The savings don’t stop there. Ebates wants you to make the most of your shopping experience. Start at Ebates.com or get the Ebates Cash Back Button so you can start earning money back on your online purchases. Choose from our wide selection of stores and earn a percentage of your purchase back in actual cash! Yes, you’ll actually get a real check in the mail with all of your Cash Back earnings. You can even maximize your earnings by shopping at select stores during Double Cash Back events.

Our Savings 101 tips will save you money on your orders with your favorite stores and on hot purchases like electronics or travel. Make the most of every shopping experience with the latest deals on the things you need and want most. The Smart Shopper constantly offers special savings and tips for every aspect of your life. Take your savings knowledge and go forth into the world with the experience you need to showcase your ultimate money saving potential. No item is ever too small or too big for the money saving lessons at Ebates!