Handling your own finances is a huge part of growing up. In an effort to learn to budget and shop smart, I seek out shopping tips and tricks. And then I tell them to other people. I see no reason to keep them a secret. Yet.
Here’s my first Save Up post.
I love grocery shopping. It’s my favorite kind of shopping. What I don’t love, however, is “errand shopping.” Picking out produce, peanut butter and yogurt is something I enjoy. Restocking toilet paper, aluminum foil and toothpaste doesn’t provide me with the same sort of pleasure.
Enter in Amazon.com’s Subscribe & Save program. Sign up, and you’ll automatically receive a new shipment of the items you selected every one, two, three or six months. Featured items include office products, health care, pet supplies, personal care and grocery (if you don’t share my love for going to the store). Plus, you get an extra 15% off already low prices and free shipping. Worried you may not be able to correctly estimate when you run out of hand soap? Amazon will e-mail you before they ship out any order to give you time to make necessary changes. And they won’t bill you until the order has been shipped.
Amazon.com also offers free one-year Amazon Prime memberships for students. That means unlimited free two-day shipping on millions of items with no minimum order size.
Any moms out there? Join Amazon Mom and get Amazon Prime benefits and 30% off diapers and wipes with Subscribe & Save Delivery.