Mother Knows Best When It Comes To Smart Shopping
For the past couple of weeks we’ve been asking our listeners about the best advice their mom ever gave them as a way to qualify for a fun prize package from Adeline’s Peonies and the Ummelina Yakima Valley Spa Retreat.
BeFrugal.com's also surveyed people about the best advice they've gotten from their mom. As you might imagine, being frugal is among their winners:
--85 percent say Mom taught them to be frugal, 57 percent say Mom taught them how to take advantage of sales, coupons and discount codes
--81 percent say Mom has offered financial advice, about half (55 percent) say that advice was to "live within their means" and to budget (40 percent)
--79 percent say they'll use Mom's tricks when they shop --using coupons and codes to save