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About Alison Storm

Alison Storm

Alison Storm

Alison Storm is a freelance writer based in Greenville, South Carolina. In addition to writing for UltimateCoupons.com, Alison loves sharing deals on her Instagram page and Twitter account. Learn more at AlisonStorm.com.

Posts By Alison Storm

7 Apps that Track the Price of a Product

January 29, 2014 |

Every good bargain hunter knows patience is almost as good as a coupon. Prices on products shift weekly-- and even daily-- so waiting until Monday to buy something instead of snatching it up on Sunday could equal a significant savings. But who has time to competitive shop on a regular basis? Thankfully the technology you need is a few clicks away with these apps that track the price of the merchandise you want. Read More

Stylists for the Rest of Us: Affordable Ways to Get Expert Fashion Advice

January 23, 2014 |

Getting red carpet ready isn't a solo job. It takes a team of talented individuals to get A-list celebrities ready for big events like the Oscars, Golden Globes and the Grammy Awards. According to the LA Times that team often includes a tailor, fashion stylist, hairdresser and makeup artist. Stars may also enlist a manicurist, personal assistant and even an eyebrow pro to get the perfect look. In all it takes months of work and thousands of dollars to pull it all together. But what about the rest of us? Thankfully there are affordable ways to get expert fashion advice and perfectly styled looks, even if you're not going anywhere near a red carpet.

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Surprising Opportunities to Ask for Your Money Back

January 16, 2014 |

There are many reasons to ask for your money back-- the service stunk, the product broke or you were just unsatisfied with whatever you were promised. But there are also many reasons to skip the process of asking for your money back-- you don't want to get anyone in trouble, you lost your receipt, or it's just not worth the hassle. But surprisingly, getting a refund can be a painless process. After all, it's in a company's best interest to make sure their customers are satisfied. Here are four surprising opportunities where you should definitely ask for your money back if you're not happy.

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Glitch Deals: Insider Tips for Taking Advantage of Shopping Mistakes

December 25, 2013 |

We all mess up and sometimes those slip-ups are pretty big. But when a retailer makes a mistake the blunder can mean incredible deals for shoppers. It's called a "glitch" and we're revealing insider tips from the coupon world for taking advantage of these shopping mistakes.

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Crowd Control: Black Friday Mob Safety Tips

November 27, 2013 |

When prices on flat screens are slashed and savings on bed sheets hit rock bottom shoppers can get excited. Combine that with a lack of sleep and lines that rival Disney World rides and sometimes the outcome is not so pretty. Black Friday mobs have been known to get out of control, but thankfully stores are doing more to prepare for the onslaught of shoppers. And there are simple things you can do to keep yourself safe as well.

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A Thanksgiving Shopping Schedule: Making Time for Family, Food and Fab Deals

November 25, 2013 |

Like it or not Black Friday is dead. Gone are the days when retailers packed all of their best deals into one day. And while some people lament the fact that Thanksgiving is no longer sacred here's the bright side-- you don't have to wake up at the crack of dawn on Friday if you don't want to. You can score deals Thanksgiving day. If you're wondering how to pack in plenty of family time around the dinner table while still scoring some incredible deals, here is a Thanksgiving shopping schedule to consider.

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Young and Frugal: Meet the New Generation of Couponers

November 20, 2013 |

When you imagine a couponer in your head you may get a picture of a little old lady, armed with her Fiskars, hunched over the Sunday savings inserts. But a new generation of couponers have emerged and they are proving ... Read More

Extreme Savings: Sites that Allow Shoppers to Stack Coupon Codes

November 13, 2013 |

We all know coupon codes are a great way to save money on online purchases. But did you know that some online retailers allow you to stack coupon codes? That means you can enter several coupon codes in the same transaction to increase your savings significantly. The codes may give you a dollar off discount, a percentage savings and even free shipping. Check out these websites that allow shoppers to use multiple coupon codes at a time.

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7 Quick Tips: How to Rock at Printing Coupons

November 6, 2013 |

Have you been there? Sunday night rolls around. You're in your pajamas, settled in on the couch with a big bowl of ice cream, ready for the latest episode of Revenge and it hits you. You forgot to buy a newspaper and now you have no fresh coupons! Rather than run out to the closest convenience store in your PJs, take a deep breath. Because most of those coupons you usually clip for your Sunday newspaper inserts are accessible to you with a few clicks. If you want to improve your online coupon printing skills follow these seven steps.Read More

Easy Money: Four Cash-Back Apps to Use Now

October 30, 2013 |

Coupons are a great way to save money during your shopping trip. But did you know you can keep saving money even after you've unloaded the groceries and shopping bags from the car? There are several apps that provide incentives ... Read More

Simplified Saving: Four Fool-Proof Methods for Coupon Organization

October 21, 2013 |

Couponing is just like anything in life-- there are different styles and methods for doing it. You just have to decide which one is right for you and helps you achieve your goals. Even if you're short on time, or ... Read More