In the News: September 2023

In the News: September 2023

Posted on Oct 24 2023 Posted in  In the News, Money-Saving Tips
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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 September, so keep your eyes peeled for additional TopCashback mentions across national and local publications.

15 Dollar Tree Hacks That’ll Save You Money Over Amazon (Source: Entrepreneur)

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Entrepreneur listed TopCashback as one of 15 Dollar Tree hacks that people may not know about (besides our members, of course). The store has been partnering with us for years to offer cash back savings on purchases.

Oprah’s Favorite Sheets Cost $439?! Here are 5 Affordable Dupes (Source: Best Life)

Cariloha Classic Bamboo Bed Sheet Set

Oprah Winfrey, one of America’s most influential billionaires, has expensive tastes. Case in point, her favorite bamboo sheets from Cozy Earth are nearly $450! But Best Life discovered there are affordable dupes out there after speaking to consumer experts, including our very own Samantha Landau.

“The Cariloha Classic Bamboo Bed Sheet Set offers a finish that is three degrees cooler than cotton,” said Samantha. “Additionally, Cariloha carries a similar color line to Cozy Earth. Their version starts at $199—and by signing up for their Bamboo Nation rewards program, you can score $50 off.”

Read about her other recommendations in the link above.

Survey: One-Third of Americans Have Already Started Their Holiday Shopping (Source: Eagle Country Online)

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To celebrate 100 days until Christmas, Eagle Country Online published the results of a recent TopCashback survey, which revealed that 49% of Americans plan to shop for the holidays early. It also found that 85% of Americans prefer to shop for most of their gifts online versus in stores.

Why You Should Start Your Holiday Shopping Now to Save Money (Source: GOBankingRates)

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GOBankingRates explained the many benefits of shopping for the holidays ahead of schedule. For one, you’ll have more time to create a shopping list and find better-than-expected deals.

“While the list does not need to include everything at this point in time, it’s good to get a general understanding of how much you plan on spending and how many people you are buying for,” Samantha told the outlet.

She added: “You can use this list to research if there are any noteworthy deals, which can help you determine if it’s worth buying early or waiting for a sale.”

9 Ways to Maximize Your Costco Membership (Source: MSN)

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Have a Costco membership? MSN shared all the ways you can use it for maximum savings, and sought some advice from Samantha, who put the spotlight on Costco gift cards.

“Costco offers gift cards to many stores and restaurants at a cheaper price than face value for members,” she noted.

Are You Ready for Houston Holiday Shopping Stress (Source: KTRH-AM)

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After a TopCashback holiday survey reported 59% of Americans overspend on gifts, we came up with four tips that can help shoppers successfully stick to their budget this season—which KTRH-AM helpfully relayed to its followers!

6 Overpriced Items at Costco That Will Become Cheaper This Fall (Source: Yahoo! Finance)

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According to Yahoo! Finance, there are things at Costco you should wait until the fall to buy, like outdoor furniture and grills. Samantha wisely called out the discounts that members will see on summer apparel and footwear.

“The warehouse club needs to get rid of its stock that is going out-of-season, so they lower prices on items like shorts, swimwear, tank tops and more,” she said.

Photograph of the blog author, Diana Oliveira.

by Diana Oliveira

Diana Oliveira is the senior copywriter at After beginning her copywriting career at a paper company, where she harnessed her creative chops writing about…paper, this self-described “bargain shopper” has felt at home talking about our many stores, deals and money-saving tips the last few years.

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