Online shopping has become the thing to do, but a lot of people are still fairly uneducated in the best practices to execute while searching for bargains on the Internet. Even though I may think that I’m getting the best deal possible, I’m not an expert shopper, and there’s no doubt that someone else could find the same item in question for a better price. Sometimes these savings can be substantial, so it pays to do your research and ask for help when you think that you need it. Interestingly enough, you can actually pay to receive help from a personal shopper by using Savefinder.

The idea of the service is that if you’ve had no success finding a certain item on your own or you need more reliable information on a product, then you can post a question which gets sent to an online shopping expert, and you’ll then receive a personal response via e-mail from your assigned shopper. There is a listing fee, and you’re then asked to set a question fee that will vary in amount depending on how much information you want to receive. I don’t think that there’s a chance that I would use something like this, but then again, if you spent a few dollars on obtaining help that ended up saving you tens, hundreds, or thousand of dollars, then it’s probably worth at least looking into.

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