Save Money Automatically With These Price Tracking Tools

Prices of products and services fluctuate all the time. It’s almost always the simple economics of supply and demand.

But how can we take advantage of price drops after we’ve made a purchase? Depending on the merchant’s policies, we could either:

  1. Request a refund for the price difference
  2. Cancel the purchase (if it’s refundable) and repurchase it at a lower price

Realistically, not all of us monitor prices after we’ve completed an order. It’s a hassle to keep track of, and we could be unaware of the store’s price protection policies.

Fortunately, there are tools out there that can do this automatically for you.

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How to Avoid Credit Card and ATM Fees When Traveling

We’ve all been there.

Right before a big trip overseas, we visit banks or money changers to buy our destination’s local currency. Often enough, anything related to foreign cash is mired in any combination of the following:

  • ATM (bank) fees
  • dynamic currency conversion fees
  • foreign currency conversion fees (for debit and credit cards)
  • poor exchange rate

Is it possible then to avoid paying these fees?

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