Shopping Secrets – Keeping your Spending in Check

Back-to-school shopping season is underway, however sales are limited and new wardrobes are expensive! Here at GUS, we have come up with a few tips on how to save on shopping.


With television shows on air like Extreme Couponing, and tons of blogs such as Couponing 101, couponing has become a fad in today’s society. Whether it be extreme or not, couponing can save lots of money on everything ranging from food to clothing. We know that there is that shirt or pair of shoes that you just need for the upcoming fall, and coupons can help you save money on all of your upcoming purchases. Money saving blogger Brianna Carter (check out her blog at teaches “others to save money while shopping by utilizing effective coupon methods.” Brianna tells GUS that you can find coupons in magazines or online, however “you have to act quickly before the printable coupons are gone.” For thousands of bargains and coupons, go to Brianna’s Coupon Database here: Another easy and obvious way to save on shopping is to use the gift cards you received for the holidays or on your birthday. However, we know how hard it is to keep track of these. Who has ever lost a gift card or forgotten about it until it’s expired? Don’t worry; you are not alone. At GUS, our Shopping Organizer for Receipts, Gift Cards and Coupons is great solution for this. Now you will have a place to store and organize all of these items that are commonly misplaced or forgotten about.

Shopping Organizer for Receipts, Gift Cards and Coupons

Also, our Keepsake Keeper is another great product to help you organize your receipts. This item will make tax season much easier and a whole lot less stressful!


When trying to save on back-to-school shopping, make sure to explore all of your options before making your purchases. Primarily, try discount stores or websites such as to discover the best priced items you can possibly find. Additionally, there are more options available to college students. Did you know that as a college student there are stores with discounts designed exclusively for you? For example, at any of the Madewell or J.Crew stores, there is a 15% discount available off of all of your purchases! However, don’t forget to bring your Student ID with you! All you need to do is present your Student ID at checkout and you will receive this discount. With all of the new clothes and accessories you will now be able to afford, you will definitely need somewhere to store them. Our Complete Closet System can hang right on the rod in your closet

Complete Closet System

and will give you plenty of space to organize your new fall wardrobe. If you share a closet with your roommate, or need other organizational tools to store your new purchases, check out any of the items in our Closet storage section.

Here is another quick and easy way to save: 25% off ALL Kangaroom Storage products just by simply “liking” GUS  on Facebook! Visit us here to become a fan:

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One response to “Shopping Secrets – Keeping your Spending in Check

  1. FM Women Classy Classic Collection

    You can start your pick from the Lacetto loafers which enjoy quite a great demand in the market. These loafers are finely crafted and provides you with stunning colours like black and red. The front part of these stylish shoes are open and provides you with a great fashion statement. The suede shoes from the Women’s Loafers collection can also stand out as one of the best picks for you this season.

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