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Easy Ways to Save Money on  Posted: June 21st, 2015

When my second child was born, 4 years ago, I found it hard to get out, buy groceries and buy gifts in the middle of winter with a newborn. Then I discovered Amazon, a one-stop shopping website that saved me both time & money!

Here are some Easy Ways to Save with the Amazon Prime Membership:

1. Choose No Rush shipping

When you choose the No Rush Shipping option at checkout, you will receive a $1 digital media credit.

2. Shop through Ebates

When you shop through Ebates you can get up to 3% Cash Back on your purchases.

3. Open Box or Returned Items

There is a whole section on Amazon for items that have been opened or returned. These items are then offered to customers at Deep Discounts. Click Here for more details.

4. Amazon Outlet

Amazon has an entire section dedicated to Outlet Deals. Think shopping at the Outlets but online in the comfort of your own home!

My favorite deals are in the Manager Specials. I can usually find some great deals on organic items and other snacks for the kids in this section. These deals change daily so you need to check back often!

5. Pre-Order Movies with Amazon's Price Guarantee

When you pre-order a DVD, Book, CD or Video Game on Amazon it comes with their Low Price Guarantee. That means if the pre-order price decreases between your order time and the end of the day of the release date, you will receive the lowest price. For more details about Amazon's Price Guarantee Click Here

6. Lower Price Could Mean Cash Back

If you purchase something on Amazon and you notice within 7 days that the price has dropped you can call Amazon's Customer Service and they will issue you a refund for the difference.

7. Free Movies, TV Shows and Kindle Books with Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime costs $99 a year, which is only $8.25 per month. As most of us know you can get Free 2 Day Shipping with your Amazon Prime Membership but you can also get a whole list of other Free items as well!! You get access to Free Instant Videos, Music, Movies and Kindle Books! Click Here to sign up for Amazon Prime.

8. Subscribe & Save Program

If you subscribe to 5 or more items each month you will save 15%. You can cancel any order after the first shipment. Click Here

I take advantage of this program every month. It's been a great savings and huge time saver!

9. Free Apps for Android Users

Everyday Amazon offers a New Free App of the Day. This app will be free for 24 hours. Click Here to see Today's Free App!

10. College Students Get Amazon Prime at a Discount

If you are college student you can sign up for Amazon Student Sign up for the Free 6 month Trial then pay only $49 a year for the Amazon Prime Membership! Just Click Here to sign up!