Learn to Shop Like a Pro; High Quality, Low Cost

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Holiday Shopping Tips

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Welcome to Part 4 of my YouTube video series, Learn Money from Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance.com. This tour of the grocery and the mall shows you how to get what you want at a price you can afford. Come with me to get the secrets to shopping smart. Make sure to check out parts 1, 2, and 3.

Part 1, Talks about how I went from a scared girl to a confident and successful adult. The video showcased a first attempt video project with Hints for Holiday Shopping. The tips work well for any season. And the article championed getting started now!

Part 2; New College Grads; Get Smart About Money is dedicated to those just starting out, lays out money ideas for the 20-somethings and smart money reminders for the more established.

Part 3; Learn the importance of personal branding in Use a Commercial to Promote Your Brand.  View this quick introduction to Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance.

Save Money on Your Holiday Shopping

I’ve been trained from birth in the ways of looking great for less. My dad was the master at buying a gently used luxury model car for a song. And my mom knew every trick about how to make that dollar go on and on. We shopped everywhere from the outlets, to the discount stores, to the mall, looking for high quality goods at reasonable prices. In this recently released video, I’m going to take you on a shopping trip, from the grocery to the mall and show you how it’s done.


These tips are all about making good decisions, practicing them until they become habits.

Like any good habit, smart small, watch your spending, and shop smart.


Take a moment and review your spending over the last few weeks. If you have no idea what you’ve spent, then keep track of all spending for a week.

Consider how you might reduce some of your expenses (use the ideas from this videotape) and give it a try. Better yet, write down one strategy you will employ to reduce spending for the next week.

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  1. LOL! Nice video, Barb. The Shaft soundtrack had me cracking up!

    101 Centavos

    November 27, 2011

  2. I love the sound track! My wife always shops with a list whether the supermarket or mall. I only frequent discount stores and do some online shopping. If I do not see enough value, I won’t buy it.


    November 27, 2011

  3. @101-I try to keep you laughing! Glad I’m succeeding.
    @Krantcents-ABsolutely, no value, no buy!!!!


    November 27, 2011

  4. Real nice video’s, Barb. You look like you would be fun to go shopping with. My wife has me trained. I know exactly what to do. I carry the bags and hold her purse when necessary.


    November 27, 2011

  5. Thank for the tips! And for sharing the video as well!


    November 28, 2011

  6. @Dave-You are a good learner! My hubby likes to shop more than I do:)
    @Shawanda-H and M has amazing prices and style, also, if you’re near a Forever 21, great for high style, low prices.
    @ERica-Thanks for the visit.

    Barb Friedberg

    November 30, 2011


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