When it comes to smart shopping, I’ve discovered you can be one of two things: good or brilliant. My mom happens to be the latter. I’ve witnessed this woman, firsthand, discover gems in the crummiest of sale racks, scour the internet for coupon codes, and leave a department store, bag full and a smile on her face, after spending a mere three cents (it was definitely some sort of record).
Luckily, my mom’s also the sharing type, willing to pass down her advice to anyone who will take it. Read on for a few of her best tips, then check out these shopping hacks, which will save you some money before your next purchase.