Hi there! So happy you dropped by. Hotshoppingtips.com features the podcasts of Lisa Lee Freeman and Mandy Walker.  We're obsessed with getting the best deals. And we know a great buy—or a rip-off!—when we see one because we've been professional money and shopping experts for two decades. In every episode we share the secrets to shopping smarter for everything—from clothing and cosmetics to cars and credit cards (and other products that don't start with a "c"!). We also keep you up to date on all of the consumer news you need to know.

*The podcast for shoppers who ALWAYS have to get the best deal*

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November 21, 2019

Stressed out because you're not sure how to tackle Black Friday and the holiday sales season? We've got a game plan for you! In Episode #54, you'll learn all of the tricks shoppers need to succeed, including:

  • Where to find the biggest bargains. (Websites w...

August 19, 2019

To celebrate our 50th episode, we rounded up some of our greatest hits. Whether you've been following us all along or are new to the podcast, now's a fantastic time to listen in. We cover our top tips so far—including clever ways to save at dollar stores, restaurants,...

May 28, 2019

Planning a vacation this year? In this episode, we share tips to help you outsmart even the sneakiest thieves and avoid getting taken by new scams that can trip up even veteran travelers. Crooks are double charging Uber riders; shortchanging customers who use large bil...

May 13, 2019

In Episode #45, we share some great money-saving tips and tricks for getting your garden and lawn in shape this season. Our advice will help you cut the cost of plants as well as lawn and gardening equipment like mowers and blowers. Apps and sites we mention include...

February 18, 2019


In Episode #37, we interview an industry insider about all things CBD. The substance, which is extracted from cannabis plants (but doesn't make you high!), is turning up in massage oils, moisturizers, cookies, smoothies, vape liquids, and tons of other products, inclu...

December 21, 2018

When you're at the grocery store, do you look for foods that say "natural," "multigrain," or "fat free" on the label? How about "gluten free," "light," or "reduced sugar"?  Well, those products might not be as good for you as you think! 

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November 20, 2018

In Episode #26, you'll learn how to quickly find the best deals on the stuff you want, from phones and TVs to vacuum cleaners. We'll tell you what you need to know about this year's doorbusters, essential holiday-shopping sites and apps, and credit-card perks you don't...

November 3, 2018

In Episode #24, we share the best money-saving tips for our absolute favorite thing to buy: Shoes! We cover rewards clubs, websites you've got to check out, and a lot more. (Sites we mention: Nordy ClubDSW RewardsFamous Footwear Gold R...

June 22, 2018

In Episode #8, we share our favorite hacks for snagging the best deals at dollar stores—and how to steer clear of the duds. We'll also tell you essential dos and don'ts for buying food. (Hint: Dollar-store versions of foods you buy at the grocery store may have differe...

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