Suzanne O’Connor’s Bargains LA

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Arizona Leather Furniture Outlet

Featured Bargain Find
Leather Furniture

If you love quality leather furniture, look no further than Arizona Leather Company Outlet. Famous for their high quality, American made, leather furniture, the distribution outlet in Chino, has savings 30%-60% on floor models, customer returns, discontinued samples and overstock.

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AMC Stubs A-List Program

We’re movie lovers. But going to the movies has become costly with most films now running $13-$16 per show.  Of course add in parking, popcorn, drinks or a meal and that cost skyrockets.

But then we heard about the new AMC Stubs A-List program. In a word…. WOW!

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Burke’s Outlet

Brand Name Clothing and Accessories

Save 20%-70% on brand name men’s, women’s and children’s clothing and accessories along with deals on housewares, home decor, linens and more.

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Buy Goods For Less

The Inland Empire is quickly growing as a hot bed of discount bargain outlets. Buy Goods for Less is one to visit.

Nestled in a non-descript industrial mall, this outlet is a bit different from most.

Yes, the discounts are steep at 35-90% off original retail.

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Buy Rite Termite and Pest Control

Termite and Pest Control

When we purchased our home 5 years ago, the house had been tented for termites. So we postponed signing up for regular pest and termite maintenance plans. But when we noticed termite dropping on our office door jam, we knew it was time to get an inspection and servicing.

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Childrens Resale Stores

Shopping at kids resale stores when my daughter was little was a real budget saver. She had a great wardrobe and we didn’t have to spend much. Even now at 13, we go in to our local store and I let her pick a couple of items. I used these stores to pick up books, videos/DVDs, shoes, furniture… anything I may have needed at real budget prices.

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Deja Vu Fashions

Back when I was teaching at Scripps College in Claremont, I used to stop into Déjà Vu Resale. I hadn’t been in a long time, so it was time to go back.

Wow… this women’s resale shop has gotten even better. They are bigger, have a better selection of designer goods for women as well as vintage clothing for gals and guys….and they even have a small room with vintage home décor finds…. All at 30%-90% below retail everyday!

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Estate Sale Companies

Estate Sale Companies

Some outstanding bargains can be found at Estate Sales. We’ve bagged, bargain basement steals on glassware, artworks, tools, plants, furniture, patio, vintage apparel and much more at 20%-75% below market value

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Furniture Masters

After Macy’s closed both it’s furniture outlets a few years back, I wondered where their floor models, discontinued, overstock and samples would end up. Well I found one liquidator who not only carries Macys furniture overstock, but also sells overstock, discontinued, and showroom samples by Legacy, Jonathan Louis, Magnussen, Hammary, Lane and
more at 40%-85% off original retail.

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Habitat Restores

Surplus Building Materials

Habitat ReStores have both new and used surplus building materials donated by building supply stores, contractors, demolition crews and individuals. The products here range from door knobs to doors, sinks to lighting, windows to hardware, flooring and almost anything in between, all at prices that are 40%-70% below what you would expect to pay.

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HD Supply, Repair & Remodel

10-50% off building supplies

Spring and Summer usually bring with it home repair and remodeling jobs. Some of these big repairs can be costly, even if you do the work yourself. With every penny counting to stay on budget, you’ll be happy to shop at HD Supply Repair & Remodel.

HD Supply does a high volume, low markup business in huge warehouses, saving you 10%-50% on doors, windows, cabinets, flooring, lumber, moulding, tools, electrical, masonry, plumbing, heating & cooling and more.

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HDTV Outlet

Want a New HDTV? Have I got a place for you!

The HDTV Outlet sells, scratch & dent, display, Out of Box, customer returns, past seasons, discontinued models and overstock TV’s from Costco & Sam’s Club. Yes, the prices here are a great deal lower than Costco, Sam’s Club and Amazon.

Completely gone over and refurbished if needed, you can save 30%-70% !

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Jackie Winters Auto Inspection

Since our daughters ride and our “hauling stuff “ car got totaled last month, it was time to go used car hunting. For 2 weeks, we search private party cars, independent car lots and big dealerships, websites, recycler classified etc. Car shopping on any level, whether new or used is a buyer beware situation. This is how we didn’t get taken.

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Liquidation Gallery

Tucked away in the back of an industrial complex is a warehouse outlet that hardy, intrepid, treasure seeking bargain shoppers will love, The Liquidation Gallery.

These guys are jobbers, buying inventories, odd lots and one-of-a-kind items from auctions, businesses, estate sales, factories, manufacturers, stores, distributors etc. Everything else is fair game and they go for rock bottom prices so they can resell these items, both new and used, at 25%-80% below market retail everyday

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Low Cost Pet Vaccines and Services

Pet Services

The cost of owning a pet, be it a dog, cat or other animal can be a sizable expense, especially if you are a responsible pet owner. Quality food, grooming, regular shots, de-worming, health exams and health care can really add up. Finding ways to save money on these things is vital to maintaining a balanced budget, as well as a healthy, happy pet.
Here are a few good choices!

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Macy’s Backstage

Off Price Fashion & Home Outlet

This off price outlet resembles a mix of Ross Dress for Less with TJ Maxx and a bit of Nordtrom’s Rack influence thrown in. You’ll find brand name and designer clothing, shoes, handbags, accessories, home goods & décor at 25-65% below original retail.

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Off Fifth

Hi-End Designer Items

The Saks Fifth Ave outlet has discounts on high-end, designer items 25%-70% off original retail. Designer clothing for men and women, accessories in designer handbags, shoes, scarves, jewelry and leather goods. Cosmetics by Estee Lauder, Clinque and Bobbie Brown.

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Open Box Stores

With online shopping becoming the norm, internet stores are now taking even more customer returns. These open box items are then sold to liquidators like Open Box Stores that sell them to the public at 25%-65% below retail everyday.

Tucked into a corner of a mini mall, this good sized outlet is packed with just about everything. You’ll find toys, tools, sporting goods, furniture, small appliances, linens, apparel, office, kitchenware, gift, beauty and jewelry items that were returns, shelf pulls or new overstock items.

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Pier 1 Imports Clearance Store

Home Furnishings & decor Outlet

If you’re a fan of Pier 1 Imports, you’ll love their Clearance store. Just two of these Clearance outlets exist nationwide. Luckily for us, one is right here in Montclair.

Opened earlier this year, this beautifully organized, clean and bright store has everything from napkins, linens and pillows to furniture, tableware, glassware and rugs at 25-70% off original retail.

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Sam Liquidator Furniture

Brand name furniture is not a guarantee of quality any more. Which makes having to buy new furniture a cautious affaire, whether you buy at retail or at a discounter. So if you have to work harder to shop, you should save some money.

Sam Liquidator Furniture in Ontario has really good buys on a huge selection of furniture with savings of 40%-70% on brand name furniture ...

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The Joint Revisited

Visiting a chiropractor can get expensive if it’s not covered by insurance. That was why I initially went to a place called the Joint back in 2015. 
A 2015 Frugal Bugle winner, the Joint are Franchised Chiropractic Clinics that are individually owned with licensed chiropractors.

It may seem implausible, but the Joint has gotten even better! The pricing is more than fair with their introductory offer on your initial exam, consultation and adjustment at just $29.

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Top 10 Bargain Sources for 2016

Here they are…our top 10 new Bargain Sources for 2016!

Another year gone and well over 70 new hot bargain places reviewed. Here’s the best of the best.

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Top 10 Bargain Sources for 2017

Here they are…our Top 10 new Bargain Sources for 2017!

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Top 10 Bargain Sources for 2018

Every year we research nearly 100 discount outlets, warehouses, off prices sellers and discount stores. Some get a good review… some don’t.

Of the ones we reviewed in 2018, here are our top picks! Our Frugal Bugle Awards….

Our Top 10 New Bargain Sources for 2018!

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Tutoring Deal

Our kid is in her last year of public high school. In all the years she’s been in school from pre-school to private school and then to public, the only thing I know for sure is that no one else is responsible for her education, but us. Not the government, not the city…. Just us.

Tutoring our kid in several different subjects was the best investment in our daughter’s education we ever made.

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