Find discounts and shop wisely with these online-shopping resources

WASHINGTON — Shopping list? Check.

Laptop? Check.

Credit cards? Check.

A comfy spot on the couch?

(Move over, dog.) Check.

All right. You’re almost ready to knock out that holiday shopping.


Deals await, but there are additional ways to shop wisely during the holidays. Take advantage of these online resources in the gallery below, and get the most for your dollar.

Promocodes lists discount codes daily from various retailers. Beneath the featured shops on the homepage, check out the alphabetized listings from “10,000+ brands.” (Screengrab from
CouponCabin is not a short story by Stephen King; it’s a resource that guarantees its promo codes. For instance: Was that code denied when you were buying that DJ cat scratching pad? Congrats: You’ll get a $25 gift card to Not too shabby. CouponCabin also offers its own browser plug-in and opportunities to get cash back on purchases. (Screengrab from
Chances are you’re familiar with RetailMeNot, and for good reason. It’s a mandatory stop as you search for codes to use with your online shopping. And with their app, you can use the resource when you’re out and about. (Screengrab from provides online codes as well as printable coupons — for whenever you get out of the house and brave the crowds. Loyalty coupons are also available. (Screengrab from organizes its deal codes by store and by category. It, too, has its own browser extension. also sets itself apart from many similar sites with a section on credit cards. (Screengrab from
Browser extensions are a great way for your tiny machine to boost your purchasing power. And Amazon Assistant is a must if because you’re doing most of your shopping there. Get deal notifications, price comparisons and more. (Screengrab from
Online reviews of a product aren’t necessarily authentic. Some are incentivized to write that five-star review. With Fakespot, shoppers can paste in a link, click a button and get an analysis that determines how authentic those reviewers are. (Screengrab from
Honey is another browser extension that helps you find coupon codes and provides cash-back opportunities. Once you install it and sign up for an account (or just link it to your Facebook profile), you’ll be signed up for a member rewards program as well. (Screengrab from
The Cently browser extension is another option that will save you from wasting time looking for valid coupon codes. It finds you the best available code, then applies it automatically during checkout. (Screengrab from
Sign up with Ebates, and get cash back (via PayPal or check) on your purchases with participating retailers. Promo codes and daily deals are also available. New members even get a $10 Walmart gift card (or $10 in Ebates credit). And of course, Ebates has its own Chrome extension. (Screengrab from
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