Allison Martin

Allison Martin

Contributing Writer
Allison is a retail analyst from Florida. She graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelors and Masters in Accounting. She monitors sales and identifies shopping trends.
Send an e-mail to allison@creditdonkey.com

Recent Articles

    How Much to Really Spend on an Engagement Ring

    By Allison Martin - Tips for How to Buy an Engagement Ring
    Forget the "two months' salary" rule. Find out how much you should REALLY spend on an engagement ring here.

    Why Dogs Fail as Home Security Systems

    By Allison Martin - Tips for Home Security
    Your dog's bark may be fierce, but it's probably not enough to stop a burglar.

    Best Time to Buy Digital Cameras

    By Allison Martin - Tips for What to Buy in February
    In the market for a new digital camera, but unsure of where to start? You're in a good spot. Sales of these cameras have gone down in recent years as the quality of cameras on smartphones has skyrocketed. This means you have a better chance of ...

    What to Buy (and Not Buy) Organic

    By Allison Martin - Tips for Grocery
    Organic items are all around us, but the question we must ask ourselves is: to buy or not to buy? When the items are more beneficial, the increase in the price tag may very well be worth it. On the other hand, some organic products may not live ...

    Best Time to Buy Groceries

    By Allison Martin - Tips for Grocery
    Surfing the web for hours in search of coupons on your favorite food items isn't the only way to save money at the register.

    Best Time to Buy Bedding

    By Allison Martin - Tips for Best Time to Buy a Mattress
    You will spend one-third of your life in bed. Don't you deserve to be comfortable in the place you lay your head each day to give your body a rest? Of course, but bedding can come at a premium.

    Best Time to Buy Sofa

    After years of using the couch to accommodate guests, catch your favorite sitcoms, cheer on your favorite team during televised football games, or even take a nap on occasion, your sofa will need a replacement.

    Best Time to Buy a Truck

    By Allison Martin - Tips for Gas
    In the minds of auto dealers, it's always now or never when it comes to the best time to buy a truck. But the truth is, there are indeed certain times of the year when it's better than other times to get your new wheels. Time it right and you'll ...

    Best Time to Buy Luggage

    By Allison Martin - Tips for Best Luggage
    As you plan your next vacation — or at least begin the fantasizing process over those warm beaches or smooth, snowy slopes — also plan for when you buy your bags. They can be pricey, especially if you're a slave to the brand names and matching ...

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