Money Magazine posted an in-depth smart spending guide. The detailed article gives many, many tips for getting deals on cars, electronics, the internet, travel, and lots more, without suggesting you compromise your desires. I plan on coming back to this every once in a while to make sure I’m not forgetting anything before making big purchases.
Updated May 26, 2009 and originally published September 3, 2003. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.