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Are Groupons Really a Good Deal?

March 12th, 2011 at 10:32 am



With the economy the way it is, a flood of daily deal sites have popped up. Groupon and Living Social are two of the most popular daily deal sites.

Basically, when you join Groupon or Living Social and create an account, you get daily deals via email. These deals are discounted at least 50% off and you have a limited time to purchase the deal, which is like a gift certificate. You may redeem the gift certificate or voucher by printing it out or using your iPhone or Android.

The problem is you’re tempted every day to purchase something on the spur of the moment, due to the time limit on the deals. And it may not be something that was in your budget.

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2 Responses to “Are Groupons Really a Good Deal?”

  1. KiwiJo09 Says:

    I haven't bought any groupon deals. I'm signed up in the off-chance that what they advertise is in my budget. If it's not, just don't buy it.

  2. melissalt Says:

    I've been signed up with Groupon for a couple years. I did buy a certificate for a chocolate tour, which I brought my son and mother on last year. It was awesome! That's the only thing I've bought, as Groupon seems to be for luxuries that aren't really in my budget. (Even Gap Groupons right now!)

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