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Lisa Lee Freeman is a widely quoted consumer expert and journalist. Here is a sampling of her work as an expert and writer.

Expert Quotes

Tricks for Curbing Pandemic Overspending https://www.northwesternmutual.com/life-and-money/4-spending-traps-to-avoid-while-social-distancing/

 

Keep Your Pandemic-Induced Impulse Shopping in Check

https://money.com/coronavirus-online-shopping-impulse-buys/

What to Do If You See a 'COVID-19 Surcharge' on Your Receipt

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/what-to-do-if-you-see-a-covid-19-surcharge-on-your-rece-1843707255

What Shopping Will Be Like, Post-Pandemic

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/what-shopping-will-be-like-post-pandemic-1843300121

Secrets to Spending Less on Great Holiday Gifts

https://www.thelisttv.com/the-list/holidays-on-a-budget-12-20-2019/

Pay Less for Just About Everything!

https://www.aarp.org/benefits-discounts/members-only-access/info-2019/lisa-freeman-frugal-savings-interview.html

How to Find the Best Deals on Black Friday & Cyber Monday

https://www.nbcnews.com/better/lifestyle/how-find-best-deals-black-friday-cyber-monday-ncna1090491

5 Things You Should Always Buy Used

https://www.thelisttv.com/the-list/what-to-buy-used-11-20-2019/

Why You Might Want to Skip That Airline Credit Card Offer on the Plane

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/dont-sign-up-for-an-airline-credit-card-when-youre-on-t-1839175830

Save With All Star Experts' Tips

https://www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-2019/expert-ways-to-save.html

3 Tips for Planning Your Vacation

https://www.exhalelifestyle.com/3-tips-when-planning-your-vacation-in-advance/

Best Amazon Black Friday Doorbusters & Deals

https://www.kiplinger.com/article/spending/T050-C011-S001-best-amazon-black-friday-doorbusters-deals-2018.html

Black Friday vs Cyber Monday deals

https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/life/1048885/Black-Friday-Cyber-Monday-deals-uk-best-deals-discounts

Best Things to Buy on Black Friday

https://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/spending/T050-S001-best-things-to-buy-on-black-friday-2018/index.html

Dollar Store Hacks: 4 Ways to Save Even More Money

https://www.thelisttv.com/the-list/dollar-store-hacks-4-ways-to-save-money-at-99-cent-stores/

How to Get the Best Deals on Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Beyond

https://www.realsimple.com/holidays-entertaining/holidays/more-holidays/black-friday-cyber-monday-wait

Avoid A Frightful Credit Card Bill This Halloween

https://www.forbes.com/sites/kimberlypalmer/2018/10/04/avoid-a-frightful-credit-card-bill-this-halloween/#57f2578440d4

10 Worst Things to Buy at a Yard Sale

https://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/spending/T062-S001-worst-things-to-buy-at-a-yard-sale/index.html

Cut your Grocery Bills in Half!

Woman's World magazine

13 Products that are Worth the Splurge

https://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/spending/T050-S001-expensive-products-worth-every-penny/index.html 

The Best Time to Buy Everything for Your Home

https://www.chron.com/realestate/article/The-Best-Time-to-Buy-a-TV-Mattress-and-13068789.php

14 Creative Ways to Save Money

www.glamour.com/story/14-creative-ways-to-save-money-in-2017

The Busy Shopper's Guide to Saving on Groceries

http://www.sheknows.com/food-and-recipes/articles/1131155/how-to-save-on-groceries

How to Win the Coupon Game

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/you-can-win-the-coupon-game-heres-how_us_58b94d93e4b02eac8876cd50

Why Your Smartphone Might Explode

http://www.womansday.com/life/a56676/any-smart-phone-can-explode/

How to Spend $5 a Day on Food and Enjoy What You Eat

https://mic.com/articles/176394/cheap-is-delicious-how-to-spend-just-5-a-day-on-food-save-money-and-enjoy-what-you-eat#.hGBPwixjF

Money-Saving Apps for Couponing

http://www.tulsaworld.com/business/consumer/money-saving-apps-bringing-couponing-into-the-digital-age/article_9500343a-9ea2-59f7-9c86-3731d8f87625.html#.WPJY5wJN8Kg.twitter

5 Foods You Should Never Buy Organic

http://www.womansday.com/food-recipes/g2994/foods-you-should-never-buy-organic/?src=socialflowTW

7 Tricks for Saving Time and Money at Grocery Stores

https://www.nbcnews.com/better/business/7-tricks-saving-time-money-grocery-store-ncna775791

 Millennial Money Tips

https://www.bustle.com/p/millennials-say-their-financial-situation-is-the-biggest-thing-keeping-them-up-at-night-so-heres-what-to-do-about-it-71131

5 Things that are Cheapest in January

https://www.yahoo.com/style/savings-expert-says-5-items-000902997.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=tw

10 Ways to Save Cash This Summer with Flipp

https://onmogul.com/stories/10-ways-to-save-cash-this-summer-with-flipp

Published Articles

10 Great Reasons to Avoid Stores on Black Friday 2020

https://www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-2020/10-reasons-to-avoid-stores-on-black-friday.html?intcmp=AE-HP-TTN-R3-POS3-REALPOSS-TODAY

Top Bargain Shoppers Share Their Secrets of Getting Great Deals

https://www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-2020/bargain-shoppers-secrets-to-great-deals.html

10 Return Gotchas to Watch Out for Online!

https://www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-2020/how-to-return-products-you-bought-online.html

 

Where to Score the Best Deals on Secondhand Fashion

https://www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-2020/big-retailers-now-sell-used-clothes.html

How to Get Cash for Your Used Clothes

https://www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-2020/cash-in-on-fashion.html

This Year's Best Memorial Day Deals 

https://www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-2020/memorial-day-deals.html?intcmp=AE-HP-TTN-R5-POS3-REALPOSS-TODAY

How to Decode User Reviews and Buy the Best Stuff 

https://www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-2020/online-shopping-customer-user-reviews.html

5 Ways to Save Even More at the Dollar Store

https://www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-2020/dollar-store-deals.html

7 Money Leaks and How to Plug Them

https://www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-2019/money-leaks.html?intcmp=AE-HP-TTN-R2-POS1-REALPOSS-TODAY

5 Apps All Shoppers Should Know

https://www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-2019/five-best-shopping-apps.html

How to Find the REAL Deals at Outlets

https://www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-2019/deals-outlet-malls.html?intcmp=AE-HP-TTN-R3-POS1-REALPOSS-TODAY

Loyalty Cards: When & Where They're Worth It

https://www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-2019/customer-loyalty-programs.html

How to Haggle Even if you Hate It

https://www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-2019/how-to-haggle-prices.html

How to Save on Cleaning, Gardening, and Home Repairs This Spring

https://www.aarp.org/home-family/your-home/info-2019/spring-cleaning-savings.html

5 Hot Shopping Tips for Super Spring Savings

https://finds.flipp.com/5-hot-shopping-tips-for-super-spring-savings/

5 Hot Shopping Tips to Conquer Gift-Giving Anxiety

https://finds.flipp.com/5-hot-shopping-tips-to-conquer-gift-giving-anxiety/

6 Hot Shopping Tips for Black Friday

https://finds.flipp.com/6-hot-shopping-tips-for-black-friday/?utm_source=hot_shopping_tips

4 Surprising Ways to Save Big on Your Holiday Party

http://www.thelisttv.com/the-list/4-surprising-ways-to-save-on-your-holiday-party

These Companies Want to Buy the Clothes Off Your Back

https://projectforgood.co/story/these-companies-want-to-buy-the-clothes-off-your-back/

5 Money-Saving Tools to Try Before You Buy Anything

http://time.com/money/4147801/money-saving-sites-apps/

10 Great Sites for Unique Holiday Gifts Under $25

http://time.com/money/4138325/holiday-gifts-under-25/

How to Spot Fake Online Reviews

http://time.com/money/4362586/fake-online-reviews/

5 Hacks for Parents to Save Money

http://finds.flipp.com/5-hacks-for-parents/

10 No-Brainer Ways to Save Even More at Walmart

http://time.com/money/4123805/walmart-shopping-tips-tricks-save-money/

10 No-Brainer Ways to Save Even More at Target

http://time.com/money/4142925/target-save-money-tips/

8 Tips to Get the Best Prime Day Deals

http://time.com/money/4401363/how-to-get-best-amazon-prime-day-deals/

5 Rules of Holiday Gift Returns

http://time.com/money/4160990/the-5-rules-of-holiday-gift-returns/

How to Score Great Deals on Returned Merchandise

http://time.com/money/4169334/great-deals-returned-merchandise/

7 Great Money-Saving Shopping Apps

http://time.com/money/4178103/great-shopping-apps-save-money/

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