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Tucker Cummings

Tucker Cummings

A new addition to the dealnews Contributor team, Tucker Cummings firmly believes that paying full price is for suckers. She loves to write about technology deals and money-saving tips for students. In addition to writing for dealnews, Tucker also writes iPhone app and game reviews for dotTech and Tapscape. Her work has also appeared on Yahoo! TV, Lifehack.org, DAME, and American Gentleman. In her spare time, she also writes short fiction.

Tucker Cummings's Most Recent Features

A Buyer's Guide to the Best Activewear and Workout Clothes

The best clothes for exercise can help keep you dry and irritation free, and thereby improve your performance. Here are our tips on which sweaty gym rags are actually worth a little more.

10 Companies Caught Making False Claims

Companies are supposed to advertise their products responsibly, but sometimes items hit store shelves backed by misleading language or unproven claims. And in the end, this hurts consumers who put their trust in these claims, in the form of their hard-earned dollar.

What the Heck Is Webrooming?

Webrooming is the opposite of showrooming: researching products online, then purchasing in store. It's becoming increasingly popular, and it's great for consumers and struggling brick-and-mortar retailers. But is it becoming a problem for e-retailers?

10 Brand Social Media Campaigns That Ruled the Internet

Who would've thought that Grey Poupon could make mustard cool through the use of Facebook? Or that Burger King could convince people to de-friend in the name of a free hamburger? Welcome to the age of savvy brands on social media.

Mannequins With Back Fat Are Coming to a Store Near You

The days of mass produced, cookie cutter mannequins are waning, and in their place will be more authentic-looking models, designed to better represent a larger base of shoppers whose proportions have never traditionally been reflected by the typical headless forms. Will this affect your shopping?

The Best Time to Buy DVD & Blu-ray Box Sets

While some experts say that the days of physical media are numbered, there are still plenty of TV fans who prefer physical discs to streaming services or season pass downloads. But box sets of TV shows cost a pretty penny. That is, unless you know when the best time to buy a TV box set.

Offbeat Spring Break Ideas That Save Students as Much as 70%

Spring Break is just around the corner, which means legions of college students will be hitting the beaches and partying like mad. But if the traditional Spring Break package doesn't fit either your temperament or your budget, take a look at these five offbeat, low-cost Spring Break destinations that can save you as much as 70% on your trip.

How Competition, Time of Day, and Even the Weather Can Affect Prices

Dynamic pricing is marketplace buzzword that has been around for a while, though it's being bandied about with increasing frequency as of late. Whether you're a consumer already planning your holiday shopping budget or just looking to save money on your regular household expenditures, it's important to understand what dynamic pricing is and how it can affect you.