What's Your Saving Style?

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Do you actively seek out bargains and discounts or do you stumble across deals purely by accident? Your saving style is a barometer of how you deal with "deals"--finding them, sharing them, using them or ignoring them. Want to see where you rank? Take the quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When making a purchase, you seek out a coupon, deal, discount or sale:
    • A. 

      Always—I never pay retail!

    • B. 

      Yes--and if I find a good one, I'll share it with my friends

    • C. 

      Definitely and if it's a really good deal I'll stock up!

    • D. 

      Sometimes...

  • 2. 
    You stumble across an AWESOME deal.  The first thing you do is:
    • A. 

      Definitely use it. I can't pass up savings!

    • B. 

      Check to see if there's anything I need and if so definitely take advantage of the deal.

    • C. 

      Post it on my blog, tweet it to my followers and/or email it to my entire contact list.

    • D. 

      Maybe use it, maybe not.

  • 3. 
    You do your holiday shopping:
    • A. 

      No earlier than December 1st

    • B. 

      The day after Christmas to score the best savings for next year's holiday.

    • C. 

      By consulting buyers guides, deal forums and shopping comparison sites.

    • D. 

      Throughout the year, watching for sales and promotions for the items on my list.

  • 4. 
    Choose which represents your favorite type of deal:
    • A. 

      Buy one, get one free--'cuz it's always good to have a back-up

    • B. 

      Free shipping offer at a site I frequent regularly, because I can't stand having my savings canceled out by shipping charges.

    • C. 

      A percentage off any purchase site-wide at a popular retailer because more of my friends will find it useful.

    • D. 

      Sales or special offers--I can't deal with codes or other requirements.

  • 5. 
    You find a deal that saves you $10 on an order of $50 or more.  You have $40 worth of items in your shopping cart.  You:
    • A. 

      Look for something that will bring your total up to $50 so you can score the savings. Like socks or toothpaste. Everyone needs socks or toothpaste, right?

    • B. 

      Finalize the purchase as is or abandon your shopping cart entirely.

    • C. 

      Contact your friends and see if there's anything they need from that retailer.

    • D. 

      Scour the web for another deal with no minimum.

  • 6. 
    When it comes to deals and discounts:
    • A. 

      I can't get enough of coupons and promo codes!

    • B. 

      People seek me out for the scoop.

    • C. 

      I have tons of resources bookmarked to help me save money.

    • D. 

      Eh, whatever...

  • 7. 
    Your favorite internet activity:
    • A. 

      Surfing

    • B. 

      Socializing

    • C. 

      Shopping

    • D. 

      Cute YouTube kitten videos

  • 8. 
    Your shopping style:
    • A. 

      Reluctantly and infrequently

    • B. 

      Thoroughly researching the best product, best prices, best promotions

    • C. 

      In spurts and in bulk

    • D. 

      With friends either IRL at a B&M, or virtually sharing the experience via the internet

  • 9. 
    Your favorite four letter word:
    • A. 

      Sale

    • B. 

      Free

    • C. 

      Love

    • D. 

      Food

  • 10. 
    You're really jonesing for the latest, greatest, newest...whatever.  You:
    • A. 

      Buy it NOW 'cuz you can't stand waiting!

    • B. 

      Wait until later in the season when the price drops.

    • C. 

      Look for which store has it for less—and also search for a promo code.

    • D. 

      Network your contacts to see what they think.

  • 11. 
    You're wearing something brand new and a friend compliments you.  Your response:
    • A. 

      You thank them and secretly gloat about how much money you saved.

    • B. 

      You tell them you're glad they like it because you bought two. "Guess what you're getting for your birthday?"

    • C. 

      You tell them where you got it, how much it cost, and where they can find a promo code to get it cheap.

    • D. 

      You answer that you don't know where it came from. Your significant other bought it and made you wear it.

  • 12. 
    To you shopping means:
    • A. 

      Saving

    • B. 

      Splurging

    • C. 

      Sharing

    • D. 

      Pain

  • 13. 
    Saving money...
    • A. 

      Feels good!

    • B. 

      ...is my mission.

    • C. 

      ...is my goal.

    • D. 

      ...is optional.