Ways to save money on stuff can be obvious or hidden. Television ads show visuals and scream in your ear. Direct mail coupons pop out of the envelope to save you cash. Savings for dummies are in plain sight but wise consumers know the secrets given below to keep more money in their wallet. Read on and rake in the savings with these hidden secrets to save money.
Ask Employees for Hidden Secrets
Everyone knows about holiday sales because they are advertised aggressively. Instead of just looking at ads and coupons check out the policies of stores where you shop. Ask store personnel or check out the websites of retail stores to save money with hidden secrets.
I was shocked one day when a department store clerk told me people over 55 got a 15% discount there on Wednesdays. She said you have to ask for it. I looked at the website and it must be a true hidden secret because it is not listed anywhere that I could find. Only people who ask will find this way to save money.
Look for Loyalty Savings
Many businesses want to reward you for coming back. Restaurants, hotels, and a multitude of businesses offer hidden savings if you check it out. A restaurant I like offers a card that is punched and after 10 times I get a free meal. That is a no brainer to save money since I frequent the place anyway.
Some websites offer points if you make reservations on the master site. A hotel chain lets you get a free room after staying a few times. I use a rental car company that will give me a free rental car after spending a certain dollar amount. Do a little research and you will find a lot of hidden secrets to save money this way.
Find Your Special Day
Some restaurants will give you a reward on your birthday. It may be a free meal or a piece of cake and a serenade from the employees singing the birthday song. Students may get a discount certain days in a college town. Look for promotions that are day specific.
Senior citizens can really save money if they look at what may be hidden in policies or advertising. Early bird specials during certain days of the week may be half price. Supermarkets offer discount days, usually on Wednesday of 5% or more on groceries.
Be friendly at retail stores. The employees are required to be friendly and if you treat them special they may just offer you some hidden secrets. Ask and you shall receive can really work. Take advantage of promotions that reward you. Wise consumers know how to save money in unique ways.
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