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.
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How Much to Really Spend on an Engagement Ring

How Much to Really Spend on an Engagement Ring

By Allison Martin - Tips for How to Buy Engagement Ring
Forget the "2 months' salary" rule. Find out how much money you should REALLY spend on an engagement and wedding ring here.
Best Time to Buy a Laptop

Best Time to Buy a Laptop

By Allison Martin - Tips for Student
Buying a new laptop won't cost a fortune if you know when to shop. Stick to these times of year to save money without having to settle for an inferior product.

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 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 Golf Clubs

By Allison Martin - Tips for Deals
While golf can be a relaxing yet thrilling sport, the cost of its pricey equipment can give you the most unwelcome type of hit when the credit card bill arrives. Your golfing game strategy should always be to pay off any balance ASAP and make ...

Best Time to Buy Motorcycle

By Allison Martin - Tips for Gas
In the market for a motorcycle? It is possible to score a deal on a high quality bike without breaking the bank, starting with when you shop.

Best Time to Buy Eyeglasses

By Allison Martin - Tips for Monthly Savings Plan
Even if your health insurance covers your eye exam and maybe even your lenses, you usually have to pay for some portion of your glasses. The frames are normally where you'll get sticker shock. You may find a few below $100, but they're often ...

Best Time to Buy Suits

By Allison Martin - Tips for Best Place to Buy a Suit
Timing plays a role in your ability to get a good suit at a decent price. Certain times of the year are better than others for finding marked down prices. Here are the best times to buy a suit and tips for not paying more than you should.
Best Time to Buy Bedroom Furniture

Best Time to Buy Bedroom Furniture

By Allison Martin - Tips for Best Time to Buy Furniture
Buying bedroom furniture is one of the greatest pleasures in life. You get to pick out items for your sanctuary and there's usually no rush to make your decision. You can take your time to browse. And, by timing your purchase just right, you can ...
Best Time to Visit Hawaii

Best Time to Visit Hawaii

By Allison Martin - Tips for Airline
Want to visit Hawaii? Here are the cheapest time to buy airline tickets, best and worst months for tourists, and weather tips for an unforgettable vacation.

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