If I kept a running total of how much money my smartphone has saved me it would be thousands of dollar$. No kidding!
The return on investment is remarkable – all things considered.
This past weekend, I had to run to the store to buy a couple of carbon monoxide alarms. I must admit I had a little sticker shock seeing the prices. The alarm I wanted cost $42.99 each, which I thought was a bit pricey.
Sure, they came with all of the bells and whistles like a digital display and a plug-in with battery backup. But the price was not right! I took out my “money saving” phone and typed in a few keywords from the packaging to do a quick comparison shop.
Then lo and behold, I found the same alarm on Target’s website for $26.49. [Read more…]