In the News: December 2023

In the News: December 2023

Posted on Jan 05 2024 Posted in  In the News
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When you’re not busy shopping for the best deals and offers on the internet, catch up with your favorite cash back site in the news!

TopCashback has been making headlines for its expert savings tips for a long time, and now members like you can read all about them here. This latest edition of our In the News series features only a handful of the amazing coverage we’ve received in December, so keep your eyes peeled for additional TopCashback mentions across national and local publications.

8 Frugal Habits To Replace Your Side Hustle (Source: GOBankingRates)


Tired of spending precious time working that side job for a little extra money? GOBankingRates spoke with TopCashback’s consumer expert Samantha Landau about how cash back apps can help you save dollars on things that you’re already buying.

“When you shop online, make sure to use a cash-back website,” said Samantha. “These sites give you a percentage of your money back, which allows you to save extra while you shop for everyday purchases.” 

9 Summer Items Frugal People Always Buy in Winter (Source: Yahoo! Finance)

summer clothes sale

If you usually wait until spring to start shopping for summer clothes, you might want to rethink that. In fact, winter might be the best time to find bargains.

“If you see deals this [holiday season] on basic clothing items, such as tees, layering tanks, and denim, now is a great time to buy those items,” said Samantha. “Since these are staples in an everyday wardrobe, they can easily be layered up or down depending on the season, making them a great buy regardless of the time of year.”

Affording Luxury in 2024: Top 5 Tips for High-End Spending (Source: MSN)

luxury shopping savings

Samantha shared how shopping with TopCashback can save you money when buying luxury items: “If you’re not using a cash-back website, you’re essentially leaving free money on the table. Plus, luxury purchases are typically quite pricey, so securing a percentage of your money back on the purchase can really add up,” she said.

You can find out what else Samantha had to say in the link above.

4 Best Gift Card Stores That Will Make Last-Minute Shopping a Breeze (Source: FOX News)

Topcashback gift card store

TopCashback was listed as one of the best gift card stores by FOX News. You can read all about purchasing gift cards at TopCashback for stores like Macy’s and Kohl’s (and getting money back) in the link above.

Christmas Has Come and Gone. The Season of Gift Returns and Exchanges is Now Here (Source: WGN Chicago)

Customer exchanging gift

Planning on returning or exchanging any holiday gifts? Samantha shared some tips with WGN Chicago. “Make sure you have all the info before you head to the store,” she said. “Make sure you know policies and deadlines in advance.” 

After all, with store policies constantly changing, it’s always smart to play it safe.

8 Best Target Shopping Secrets, According to Retail Experts (Source: Best Life)

Target shopping tips

If you have a habit of doing all your shopping on weekends, then you’re doing yourself a disservice. In fact, Samantha advises making your weekly Target run during the first half of the week, from Monday through Wednesday. 

“During these days, stores tend to be less crowded, allowing for a more relaxed shopping experience,” she said. Samantha also added that many stores restock inventory after the weekend, so there will likely be a better selection of items, like fresh groceries, as well.

How to Eat Organic on a Budget (Source: U.S. News & World Report)

organic grocery shopping

Buying organic food doesn’t have to be a luxury. Samantha shared just how you can save money on organic groceries while speaking with U.S. News & World Report. 

“The store’s loyalty program is a great starting point to get rewarded on your grocery purchases from stores like Albertsons, Stop & Shop and more,” she said. “You can score exclusive coupons and discounts simply by using your loyalty card whenever you shop.”

Photograph of the blog author, Michelle Harris.

by Michelle Harris

Michelle Harris is the junior copywriter at TopCashback. When she’s not writing about money-saving tips, she enjoys hiking, cooking, and spoiling her chunky cat.

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