7 Best Tips to Save Money

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How to Save Money?

No matter how your financial life is going, you always look to take the first step of moving things towards your favor. But, sometimes to take a very first step is the hardest part. That’s the reason why I organised this list of 7 tips for money saving. None of these are so hard to follow and anyone can implement them by just doing a little effort. So, let’s get started.

1.> Turn off the TV and Unnecessary Lightings

We waste our most of our time while watching TV. If we cut down the time of watching television, we can get several benefits including low electric bill, maximum time utlisation to other activities (i.e. side business), and you can even save yourself by getting caught by different kinds of cheap ads that run on the TV periodically. And if you want to save even more, then unplug the TV cable forever.

Similarly, you should turn off those lights or lamps where there is no need to turn them on. If two or three persons can work within a single room, there is no need to occupy a separate room. By keeping these simple ideas in the mind, you can reduce extra electricity units.

2.> Make a List prior to Shopping

No matter what method you choose for shopping, try to make a comprehensive list before. It will not only save your time while shopping but also save your valuable money which might be ended up by making impulse purchases. To make it perfect, try to include the most basic items on the top of the list.

3.> Sign up for Free Customer Rewards Program

Through free customer rewards program at the retailers shop, you can to save plenty of money. Subscribe to their newsletter and try to check every mail in your inbox. So whenever you plan to shop, grab their exciting discount cards, coupons, and more.

4.> Take advantage of Bank Accounts transfer

Usually, banks charge a monthly fee for savings and current bank accounts. You can take advantage of the newest offers by transferring them to others. Mostly banks nowadays provide sign-up bonuses for the new users. And some of them also offer good interest rates.

5.> Price Comparison Shopping

Always try to do a price comparison and get a cheaper retailer store, particularly if you are shopping online. The best way is to use a high rated price comparison site. These sites are loaded with almost all kinds of best stores in their listings and let you an opportunity to shop and grab the cheapest deals available. With this method, you can save a huge amount of money.

There are many big and reputed price comparison and review websites available on the internet which work like a search engine to shop any kind of purchasing. Most of us don’t know the power of these type of sites and end up by losing the best deals available at the merchant’s store. Just select the top 2 or 3 sites and bookmark them.

6.> Avoid fast food

Most of us waste a huge portion of our monthly wage on fast foods and ordering pre-packed lunch or dinner. If we calculate it then we will analyse that we are spending almost double comparing with the home-cooked food. So it is better to cook at home some healthy and nutritious food instead spending your money on expensive food.  And fast food is also harmful for health conscious people.

7.> Purchase only high-quality Appliances

Last but not least money saving tip is to buy only high quality and long lasting appliances from the well-recognised brands. Almost all reputed and biggest brands give a warranty, and some of them even provide product replacement utility as well.

Always think long-term while shopping for these appliances. For example, if a branded and energy efficient dishwasher is costing you 500$ more than an average dishwasher, but giving you 10 years extended warranty. Well, you must go for the branded one because you will save money at the end.

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How to Buy the Best TV in 2016?

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With the advancement in TV technology, there is so much to look at when purchase a brand new TV. Now TV’s not only show satellite programs but also let you record your favorite shows, songs, and movies. What more? You can even use internet due to smart TV technology. You can browse the webpages, view the email, and even download any kind of video or audio.When it comes to viewing, we have entered to a new level with the HD and 3D technology. Here, we are discussing the most important considerations to buy a brand new TV in 2016.

What are the Big Brands of TV?

As far as TV brands are concerned, there is not a very large list to remember. Sony, Samsung, Panasonic, LG, and Philips are the most recognised brands. However, Samsung and Sony are the top two most considerable brands of TV. All these brands offer TV’s in a wide range of types and sizes.

LCD Vs. LED TVs

Well, if you are confused what technology is better in TV, LED or LCD? Then, for your kind information, LED TV is the latest or advanced version of LCD.  However, both provide almost same kinds of features with flat and slim screen, high resolution, better contrast and realistic colors. LED TVs are little expensive comparing with LCD TVs. But, if you are not limited to budget then you must go for the latest version of LED TV (i.e. OLED TV). For LED price comparison, check some of the best price comparison sites available on the internet and compare your favorite brand.

Which Size will work Best?

TVs are available in variety of sizes, from 26’’ to 60’’ and 60’’ plus. Well, if you are searching to buy a TV for your bedroom or kitchen then 32’’ to 40’’ are the ideal ranges. It depends on your budget too. If you are searching to buy a high quality TV in Australia, there are some highly reputed websites that provide best comparison in Australia. If your priority is 3D, bigger size is better. With having a 55’’ and 60’’ 3D TV, you can even increase your viewing distance up to 10 ft. and more. If you are confused about choosing the right screen size, screen size-viewing distance calculators are available on the Internet.

What Resolution is better?

Resolution is one of the most important considerations while buying a new TV. Resolution can be categorised as standard definition and high definition or HD. If you are limited in budget, standard definition TV will work best for you. However, if you are looking for better quality viewing, HD is best. By adding some extra dollars, you can even purchase the advance version of HD, named UHD (Ultra High Definition). UHD TVs are also called 4K, means they can increase resolution of HD up to 4x. Full HD TV’s have a res of almost 1920 x 1080 px with a 16:9 screen.

What about curved Televisions?

Some of the biggest and well-known brands are now introducing curved screen TVs in the market. So what is this technology?  Well, this idea is almost identical to the traditional CRT TVs. The main difference in curved TVs are that their curve is inwards instead of outwards. This technology offers some great benefits to the user such as more immense viewing due to the peripheral vision, powerful sense of depth even with 2D, and more noticeable contrast.

But wait, because curve TVs have some cons also associated with it. First, they can’t be hang properly on the wall. And they are also available in limited sizes. Furthermore, with over 35 degree angles, images become distorted and seems blur.

What other specifications are important?

Other considerations include smart TV and active and passive 3D technologies. Through smart TV technology, you can download thousands of exceptional apps and connect with social media.  For hassle-free home networking, select a product with the DLNA streaming tag, which is compatible among all DLNA TV devices. WiFi is another utility that is very useful in the modern networking environments.