Make The Most Out Of Black Friday Deals Without Crossing the Border

With at least 18% of Canadians expected to cross the border to enjoy deals on Black Friday in the U.S., some might be wondering if it’s even possible to save money from within Canada? I’ve been blogging about shopping deals and frugal living in Canada for a few years now, and I wanted to share some of my best tips to get the most out of your Black Friday shopping in Canada. That’s right, there are some great discounts to enjoy on our side of the border too! Black Friday Deals in Canada Since the Canadian dollar is now on par with the U.S., many Canadians have picked up the habit of crossing the border to shop the Black Friday sales. Now, Canadian stores aren’t blind, they have taken note, so that more and more Canadian retail stores are also offering comparable deals on Black Friday to keep paying customers on Canadian soil. Shopping the Black Friday deals in Canada avoids the long waiting lines at customs and the crazy hordes in shopping centres while saving money on gas too. Some offers might not be as good as what’s on offer in the U.S. (it’s getting closer though). But you also need to take into consideration […]

Where to Find Canadian Coupons…?

Finding Coupons…Where to Find those Canadian Coupons to help build your stockpile! So you’ve decided to start couponing! Using coupons is a great way to save money in the budget without having to compromise your quality of life. As the activity of couponing increases in popularity, so do the outlets from which you can acquire these little money saving pieces of paper! No matter your location, there are a wide variety of methods you can employ to build your coupon collection! COUPONS BY MAIL:There are several websites you can visit that offer a rotating variety of free coupons you can order to be delivered to your home! Besides the obvious convenience of this service, this is also a great option since some retailers do not accept printable coupons. These coupon sites include Save.ca, Websaver.ca, GoCoupons.ca and Brandsaver.ca! *TIP*-Follow Save Big, Live Better! on Facebook to receive real time updates when new coupons become available! PRINTABLE COUPONS:The availability of free online printable coupons is growing as the convenience of being able to instantly print savings in your own home is undeniable. So much so that retailers are beginning to see the opportunities for them in accepting printable coupons, and are adjusting their […]