Save Money on Big Ticket Items

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Registered: 07-05-2005
Save Money on Big Ticket Items
Mon, 06-24-2013 - 9:39am

There’s pretty much always a way to get something for less. Here, the best expert advice to help you save money on big ticket items like electronics, furniture, jewelry, and more.

7 Ways to Save Money on Big Ticket Stuff-

Good tips!  Have you ever successfully negotiated a lower price on a big ticket item? Any other money saving tips you have to share?

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Registered: 09-02-2008
Wed, 06-26-2013 - 11:35am

Absolutely! I completely agree with the tip to ASK. If you don't ask, they certainly aren't going to just volunteer a cheaper price. The worst anyone can say is no.

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Registered: 08-01-2007
Sun, 08-25-2013 - 12:20am

In the past, we have purchased floor model appliances, if in good condition. Open box items are a money saver and re-conditioned items are as well. We recently purchased a slightly used king mattress set from a well know mattress store for a generous discount. The store offers a 90 day period that if you are not happy with the mattress you can return it. If returned, the mattresses must meet strict requirements. They are then inspected and sanitized and then resold. Our mattress set has the same original warranty and have the same strict return requirements. We love the bed and saved a nice amount of money.