Nicole Dieker

Nicole Dieker

I'm a freelance writer & blogger.

I'm a freelance writer, copywriter, & blogger. Senior editor at The Billfold, contributor to The Write Life, The Freelancer, The Content Strategist, Popular Science, and more.

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20 Tips to Avoid Overspending on Groceries

The grocery store is a sneaky place. Nearly every supermarket has been carefully designed to convince and manipulate you into spending as much money as possible. In fact, there are design firms dedicated solely to grocery store profit maximization!

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17 of the Funniest Commercials of All Time

Advertisers have only a few seconds to create an indelible memory. Often, they choose the comedy route, creating ads that are so hilarious they cannot be...

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10 of the Biggest Coupon Deals

Have you figured out how to use Coupon Connections’ Coupon Database yet? With our database, you can search for coupons by description, by expiration date, or...

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How to Haggle for Lower Prices

There’s no reason why you need to pay full price on every item. There are many situations in which a pleasant negotiation — aka “haggling” — is...

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4 Different Types of Coupon Organizational Systems

One of the hardest parts of couponing is knowing what to do with the coupons you already have. Unless you have a good organizational system in...

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7 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Disneyland Vacation

If you’re planning a trip to Disneyland this year, you probably want to get the most out of your Disneyland vacation. This means trying to see and do as much as you can during your short time at the Disneyland Resort.

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How to Get Started With Coupons

You’d be hard-pressed to find a person who has never, ever used a coupon. They’re everywhere, after all. Yet these extremely valuable slips of paper...

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The Best Home Improvement Jobs For Summer

Now that the weather’s warm, it’s time to tackle some of those home improvement jobs you’ve been putting off. Dreaming of an outdoor deck? Want the...

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How to Save Money With Everyday Household Hacks

We all know that cleaning supplies and basic household gear is expensive. The specialty products, like that hand vacuum you bought just so you could vacuum...

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Think You Need These Household Essentials? Think Again...

Feel like you’re always buying the same few household supplies over and over? You probably don’t have to. There are alternatives for nearly every household “essential,”...

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12 Healthy Summer Snacks You Can Make at Home

The weather’s getting warmer, which means it’s time for summer snacks! Yes, you can use coupons to buy boxes of fruit snacks or to stock up...

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How to Avoid Falling for SHOPPING SCAMS

Like it or not, there are some pretty nasty shopping scams out there. Keep your dollars — and your personal data — safe by learning how...

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5 Types of Coupons You Don't Have to Hunt For

The hardest part of couponing is no doubt the coupon hunt. Spending all that time searching online or rifling through newspapers and circulars for the coupons...

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Take the May Coupon Challenge

It’s a new month, which means it’s time to set some couponing and money saving goals! Often, it’s hard to break into the next level of

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How to Green Your Shopping

Reducing your environmental impact is one of the best things you can do for the planet. Shopping, unfortunately, is often a huge environmental stressor — think...