Savvy Savings

We love our customers and we want to arm you with the knowledge to be savvy savers! Learn how to make informed buying decisions and make the most of your money.

6 Family Staycation Ideas to Try This Fall

There’s no better way to make lasting memories than with a family vacation. However once school starts up and everyone’s schedules become busier, it can be hard to take time for a true family vacation. Instead, why not try a family staycation? Staycations are every bit as fun and memorable, but a little (or a lot) more friendly… Read More »

5 Free Budgeting Apps to Keep Your Savings in Check

It’s no secret that budgeting and saving are keys to financial success. The good thing is, there are so many things you can do–big and small–to fit budgeting and saving into your everyday life (even if you’re the type of person that can’t seem to save). At BLINQ, for example, we’re passionate about shopping smarter so we can splurge… Read More »

3 Tips for Buying Open Box or Refurbished Tools

Whether you’re a homeowner, DIY-er or all around handyman (or woman), chances are you have a few useful power tools in your arsenal. But inevitably, there comes a time when even the most trusted of power tools reaches their last leg, and repairs or a new battery won’t suffice as a fix. So, what can you do when… Read More »

5 Frugal Yet Memorable Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Dads are special for so many different reasons, so it only makes sense that the best Father’s Day gifts aren’t one size fits all. Depending on what your dad is into, there’s a perfect gift out there for him. If you’re not sure where to start, we have you covered with five great Father’s Day gift ideas that… Read More »

10 Frugal Wedding Ideas for Brides on a Budget

I always said I was not going to make a big deal about getting married — much to my mother’s chagrin. But when I got engaged a few months ago, something changed inside me and my inner-wedding planner came out. What I realized pretty quickly, though, is that weddings are expensive. Like, sell your Plasma TV expensive. Luckily,… Read More »

7 Easy Tips to Make Clothes Last Longer

Whether you love shopping for new outfits or strive to get the most wear out of your current pieces, it’s no secret that taking proper care of your clothes is the best way to keep them looking new — and you looking fresh. I’m always on the look-out for the best hacks to prolong the life of my… Read More »