Money Saving Monday: Delete Your Cookies

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*Every Monday throughout 2014 I will be sharing Money Savings Tips to help stick to and expand your budget!

Did you know that deleting your internet cookies could save you money when shopping online? Have you ever priced watched fares or something only to see prices increase?

Well, you may have missed a sale, or you may want to delete your internet cookies. Head to Tools->Internet Options->General->Browsing history and then delete cookies. It may be a slightly different method depending on what browser you use.

This trick may work for you because companies know what prices were quoted to you and what you expect to pay. Also, if the price increases, you may make a rush decision and buy now so the prices doesn’t increase more on you.

And, when my husband peeked over my shoulder and saw the title of this post, he said “You are going to need an article proving that.”

So here you go… head here, here or here if you are interested in learning more.

I try to make sure I delete my cookies before finalizing airfare especially, just in case. I’m not sure if I ever saw a drastic difference, but it really can’t hurt right?

Are you a believer in deleting your cookies to save money or do you think this is a money-saving myth?

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