Saturday, February 28, 2009

Money Saving Deal of the Week

I scoured the web for great deals, coupon codes, promotional codes, refurbished, used, and cheapest Nintendo Wii Systems for my nephews. Not much luck. The best money saving deal of the week was eBay. I did find some great deals on the eBay Wii. I managed to get one for $222 plus shipping that included 11 VC games. That one is unavailable now, but here are two other good deals:

Here is a list of everything that is included:
  • Wii system in original box with all original packaging 
  • 1 Wii Remote
  • 1 Nunchuck
  • 1 Classic Controller (For VC Games - not shown but included)
  • Original power supply
  • Original composite A/V cable
  • System stand 
  • 4 Virtual Console Games:
    • Mario Kart 64
    • Super Mario World (SNES)
    • Waverace 64 (N64)
    • Super Mario Bros. 1 (NES)

(1) Boxed Nintendo Wii Game System

  • Nintendo Wii Console
  • Wii Remote Controller
  • Wii Nunchuk Controller
  • Sensor Bar
  • AV Cables and Power Adapter
  • console stand
  • Wii Sports with 5 Game (Tennis, Baseball, Bowling, Boxing, Golf.)
  • no safty strap

You may want to check out Amazon's deals as well:

Retail Me Not, Extensive "Real" Coupons Codes and the World's Largest Coupon Source is often the first coupon center to pop up during online searches for products. It is one of the largest, if not the largest online site for coupons. It features plenty of "real" (actual promotional codes) coupons.  About 50% of these codes actually work, but if you can find a valid one for what you are trying to purchase, you can save tons of money on something you were going to buy anyway. 

How to use
  1. Go to
  2. Enter the store or website name into the Search Box and press the Search button.
  3. You should now be presented with any coupons available from that store. 
  4. There is also a percentage that tells how successful others have been using the coupons.
  5. Click the "use it" link next to the coupon and preceed to enter your coupon code when asked at checkout.
  6. If the coupon does not work, choose another and another. Chances are you will find one that does. 

Coupon Example:

Offer:Click here to claim 
Discount:Free Shipping on purchases of $100+ when you use your Dillards Credit Card
Stats:Featured Discount

Discount:Enjoy 20% off your next $100 on line purchase at when you apply promo code FRS8K7ET38P and use your macys card. Expires May 31, 2009
Site:Macy's coupon codes

Discount:15% Off Weekly Rates terms and conditions: Discount applies to vehicles reserved in advance for six days or more at participating North American locations. Rates are as posted at or by calling 1 866 482-5298. This offer is valid for 10 weeks from the date of this email. Rental must be for 26 days or less. Discount does not apply to taxes, surcharges, recovery fees, and optional products and services, including damage waiver at $30 or less per day. In the USA, check your insurance and/or credit card agreement for rental vehicle coverage. Offer may not be used with any other coupon, offer or discounted rate. Normal rental qualifications apply. Vehicles subject to availability. Pick-up and drop-off services are subject to geographic and other restrictions. Void where prohibited. Reserve at
Stats:68% success rate Coupon voting trend

Discount:Buy a large specialty pizza at regular price and get a free order of cheesesticks
Stats:85% success rate Coupon voting trend
Discount:$15 OFF A $100 ORDER, $30 OFF A $150 ORDER, $75 OFF A $250 ORDER. Enter offer code GETVS at checkout. Discount will automatically be deducted at checkout for eligible orders after offer code is applied. Valid through March 11, 2009, on U.S. orders only. Clearance merchandise, gift cards, Egift cards, gift wrap, gift kits, shipping and handling charges and taxes do not qualify toward the minimum $100 purchase.
Stats:72% success rate Coupon voting trend

Coupon Cactus, Sticky Discount Promo Coupon Codes for Everyone

Coupon Cactus are free for everyone. There is no membership required. You may sign up for  a Coupon Cactus free membership for up to 30% cash back in addition to the online coupons. There are over 1000 stores and 40,000 coupons to choose from. Just shop as you normally would and enter the coupon code ( if there is one ) at checkout. Coupon Cactus has a weekly newsletter that delivers all of their latest news to your email address with enrollment. 

This site mainly features "online" coupons. Online coupons work by the same principal as traditional coupons except they can only be used online. You can't take these coupons to the store. You must use them when shopping online. There are two types of coupons that Coupon Cactus features:

 •  Embedded CouponsJust click the "Redeem Coupon" button and shop at the online store as you normally would. The offer or discount is embedded in the link that you clicked and it will automatically be reflected at check out. You don't need a coupon code. 

Code Coupons: Sometimes you need to enter a code at checkout to redeem a specific offer. In such cases we will provide you with this coupon code. Click the "Redeem Coupon" button and you will notice that the coupon code is displayed in the Coupon Cactus banner at the top of the new browser window for your convenience. When you are done shopping you will be directed to checkout where you will need to enter the coupon code we provide to you in order to receive the stated discount. Every online retailer's site is different and a coupon code on their site might also be called a promo code, promotion code, promotional code, or discount code. Whatever the name, this code tells the online store exactly which offer you are redeeming and it must be entered for the coupon to work.

Here are some coupon examples:

View All Verizon Wireless Coupons
Email this Verizon Wireless Coupon Code to a friend
Coupon Cactus Members receive an additional 6.00% Cash Back in addition to any Verizon Wireless coupon codes

View All AT&T Coupons
Email this AT&T Coupon Code to a friend
Coupon Cactus Members receive an additional $62.00 Cash Back in addition to any AT&T coupon codes

Blockbuster Coupon:
Try BlockBuster Online - $9.99 for 1st month
This coupon is for $10 off (50% off) the regular $19.99 price.
View All Blockbuster Coupons
Email this Blockbuster Coupon Code to a friend
Coupon Cactus Members receive an additional $9.60 Cash Back in addition to any Blockbuster coupon codes

View All Kohl's Coupons
Email this Kohl's Coupon Code to a friend
Coupon Cactus Members receive an additional 1.50% Cash Back in addition to any Kohl's coupon codes

GNC Coupon :15% off orders over $100
GNC Coupons
Email this GNC Coupon Code to a friend
Coupon Cactus Members receive an additional 5.00%Cash Back in addition to any GNC coupon codes

Monday, February 23, 2009

Money Saving Deal of the Week

The money saving deal of the week for February 23, 2008 is the Toshiba Satellite L305D-S5893 Refurbished Laptop. 

Regular Price ( Amazon ):

CouponstoClip Price:

  1. Log onto Toshiba
  2. Search for Toshiba Satellite L305D-S5893. Make sure that you get the one that is originally $469.00 and refurbished. 
  3. Proceed to checkout.
  4. At the promo code prompt enter: FGSACC4. This coupon code can be found at
  5. You should receive free shipping on your order. 
  6. Viola! Best deal on a laptop complete with warranty out there! 
  7. Comment if you find a better one!

Product Specifications:
Operating System*
Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium (SP1, 64-bit)
Processor Type*
AMD Turion™ 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology
Processor Number*
Processor Speed*
Front Side Bus*
HyperTransport™ Technology @ up to 800MHz
Memory Size*
Memory Speed*
PC5300 DDR2 667MHz SDRAM
Display Size*
15.4" widescreen
Display Type*
WXGA with TruBrite® Technology
Display Resolution*
1280x800, Supports 720p content
Graphics Engine*
ATI® Radeon™ X1250
Graphics Memory*
128MB-831MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory
Hard Drive Size*
Hard Drive Speed*
Secondary Hard Drive Size*
No Secondary Hard Drive Installed
Optical Drives*
DVD-SuperMulti (+/-R double layer) with Labelflash™ drive supporting up to 11 formats

Wireless LAN*
Atheros® Wireless LAN (802.11b/g)
Webcam and microphone built into LCD bezel
Input Devices
TouchPad pointing device, Media button, Mute button, 86 key US keyboard, CD/DVD Buttons (Play/Pause, Stop, Prev Track, Next Track)
10/100 Ethernet LAN
Standard stereo speakers, Headphone jack (stereo), Microphone jack (mono)
AC Adapter
75W (19V 3.95A) Auto-sensing, 100-240V / 50-60Hz input
Battery Type
Li-Ion (4000mAh)
Battery Life*
Up to 2.6 hours
PC Express Slot
1-ExpressCard™ Slot
USB Ports*
3-USB (2.0)
Media Port
4-in-1 Bridge Media Adapter
TOSHIBA ConfigFree®, TOSHIBA DVD Player, TOSHIBA Face Recognition, WildTangent® Orb™ Games Console, Norton 360™ All-In-One Security (60-day Trial)Microsoft® Office Ready with Trial Office Professional 2007 (60-day trial), TOSHIBA Disc Creator, TOSHIBA Speech System
Starting at 5.73 lbs.
Glossy Black
90 days Parts and Labor, 90 Days Battery
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Quicken Picks - Online Coupons, Free Offers, Discount Shopping & Cash Back

Quicken picks is brought to you by the makers of Quicken, the financial software. I discovered this awesome site when I was doing my taxes at Quicken picks is absolutely free, and will actually reward you with cash back on your purchases! Shop using their links to hundreds of participating stores to start earning cash back. When you make a purchase, Quicken's advertiser's report back to them, and as long as you have made at least $10 in cash back, Quicken Picks will send you a monthly check. 

Quicken Picks offers a free downloadable toolbar to save you money every time you shop. They feature great coupon offers, cash back when you shop, and top discount shopping picks. This is a huge site with a user-friendly GUI. It is one of my favorite sites for saving money. The site promises not to sell your information or spam you! This is really a rare feature for online coupon sites! 

Just to get an idea of some of the vendors listed here:

  • Best Buy
  • Nike
  • Home Depot
  • Toshiba Direct
  • Macy's
  • Omaha Steaks
  • Staples
There are really too many to mention. You can perform a search for the company or category of your item using the search feature. These money-saving deals come from hundreds of brands. 

How to use an offer:
  1. Click the offer to open it.
  2. Click "use online" at the bottom of the offer. You will be taken directly to the site to use your offer.
  3. If the offer uses a promo code, enter the promo code during checkout to receive your savings. 
  4. If the offer does not have a promo code, the discount will be automatically applied to your purchase. 

Coupon Cabin - Loads of Coupons, Free Deals, Coupon Codes

Enter your email address at their site, and Coupon Cabin will send you new coupons every Monday. Coupon Cabin vows to never share or sell your email address to anyone. Over 300 retailers and catalogs included here. You can "shop by store" to see an alphabetical list of available merchants. You can shop by category here if you are looking for a particular item. They also offer a nice "free shipping" link so that you can get free shipping on the products that you love. The "Clearance" feature is also something definitely worth checking out.

10 featured coupons from Coupon Cabin:
$5 off $50 coupon

Just click & you'll receive $5 off your online order of $50 or more (some exclusions apply; see site)
$10 off $250 coupon

Just click & you'll receive $10 off your online order of $250 or more (some exclusions apply; see site)
80% off coupon

You must use coupon code: DINE

Just click & you'll receive an additional 80% off your entire online order (as seen on Good Morning America; $25 certificates for $2)

$5 off $50 coupon

Click link, enter code & you'll receive 10% off your entire online order (some exclusions apply; see site)

Coupon Code: COUPONCABIN11

15% off coupon

Click link, enter code & you'll receive $15 off your online order of $150 or more (some exclusions apply; see site)

15% off coupon

Click link, enter code & you'll receive 15% off any single item

Coupon Code: SurvFeb9

10% off coupon

Just click & you'll receive 10% off your online rental (discount reflected in price)
15% off coupon

Just click & you'll receive 15% off your entire online order