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Teacher Discounts

First of all, thank you to all of the terrific teachers out there for the important work that you do! Your status as an educator entitles you to teacher discounts at select merchants: Aerosoles: 15% off any Footwear items priced at $39.99 or higher when you present your teacher ID or a pay-stub in stores Apple Store: education discounts for faculty, homeschool teachers and staff Ann Taylor LOFT: sign up for the LOFT Loves Teachers program and get 15% off every time you shop, plus special extra discount days during the year Banana Republic: 15% on regular-priced purchased with id…

Atkins Diet: Finding Discounted Products

Although finding an actual coupon for Atkins diet products is a challenge, there are ways to save on Atkins shakes, bars and treats when you shop online. Several web shops offer Atkins at a discount (below retail), with a bonus of free shipping (typically with a minimum purchase): iHerb.com: $5 off your first order, plus free shipping with a minimum purchase. Jet.com: free shipping with a minimum purchase. Some products come with 2-day delivery. The Vitamin Shoppe: free shipping with a minimum purchase. On very rare occasions, they will have a site-wide promo code. These are mostly available during the…

Gift Ideas Under $10

Giving a gift doesn't have to be overly expensive or time-consuming. Your thoughtfulness is what really counts! Many of the gift ideas under $10 that are posted online focus on home-made items, or on small gifts that you put together yourself with drugstore or supermarket items. These suggestions work well when you are going to deliver the item in person. What about a gift idea under $10 for a loved one who doesn't live nearby? The cost of shipping alone can easily blow that $10 budget! Here are some tips on where to find a gift online that will be…

Amazon Promo Code Resources

Does a site-wide Amazon promo code exist? No, but... Many promo codes for use at Amazon.com are available, but they are typically for individual products. The following resources will help you locate Amazon coupons for specific departments. Amazon.com Coupon links: Health & Personal Care Grocery & Gourmet Beauty Office & School Supplies Automotive Baby Books Electronics Home Industrial & Scientific Kitchen Lawn & Garden Movies & Television Pet Supplies Sporting Goods Tools & Home Improvement Toys Most of the time, these category pages will show at least one electronic coupon. Just know that on the grocery coupon page, there could…

Student Discounts

Did you know that unadvertised discounts are available for college students, and in some cases are also extended to their parents? Golden Rule of Student Discounts: Always ask if a discount is available with a valid Student I.D.! Some stores and restaurants do not post that a discount is available for college students, so you have to ask. Please note that these can change or end at any time. Let us know if you would like to add to the list! Academic Superstore: Academic edition software discounts for K-12 and college students, as well as parents Amazon Student: free 6-month…

Business Volume Discounts

Business owners have access to discounted volume pricing from a number of vendors, mostly on gift items in the gourmet food category. Each company has a unique policy, including the minimum purchase amount and the total discount. Some of the merchants require the order to be placed by phone. Edible Arrangements: speak with someone on their Business Concierge staff for details on discounted pricing. Fannie May: up to 30% off business gift orders of $500 or more. Godiva: up to 20% off merchandise orders of $600 or more. To redeem on GODIVA.com, you must enter promo code VOLUME at checkout.…

Senior Discounts at Restaurants

Before you head out, check with your local eatery to be sure that the discount for seniors is currently available. Be ready to show your I.D. The following restaurants have discounts for senior citizens: Applebees: 15% off (age 60+) Arctic Circle Restaurants: up to 15% (age 55+) Bakers Square: 10% off (age 60+, varies by¬† location) Ben and Jerrys: 10% off (age to diners 60+, at select locations) Bennigan's - percent off, which varies by location Bob's Big Boy - check with your local restaurant to see if they offer a discount (usually age 60+) Bob Evans: ask for the…