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Never Miss a Discount with This 10-Second Money-Saving Hack


August 10, 2023

Do you want to save money and have just 10 seconds to spare? Then you’re in luck! You can start saving big bucks right now by using the Shop Chrome extension to help you find hidden discounts from the brands and stores you love whenever you shop online.

Here’s what it is and how it works.

The Best Money-Saving Hack

What is the Shop Chrome extension?

You already know that you can get awesome deals on Shop, including cash-back offers and discounts of up to 50% off, and sometimes even more. The Shop Chrome extension makes finding those discounts easier so you don’t miss out on sweet savings.

If you’re part of a specific verified community (like the Military, First Responders, Nurses, Teachers, or Students), you can score exclusive discounts from thousands of brands!

How do I add it to Chrome?

It’s simple to add the Shop extension to your laptop or desktop computer Chrome browser. 

  1. When on your laptop or desktop computer, go to the Shop extension in the Chrome web store
  2. Select “Add to Chrome” to install the extension

That’s it! There’s nothing more for you to do. (See, told you it only takes 10 seconds to save money!) Once the extension is installed, it will do all the work for you.

A couple of things to note:

This extension only works on desktops and laptops, not on mobile devices like cell phones and tablets.

This extension only works with the Chrome browser, so it won’t work on other browsers Firefox and Safari. Don’t have Chrome? You can download it here for Windows or here for iOS (Apple).

How do I use the Shop extension?

Using the Shop extension couldn’t be any easier! There’s no program to open, software to activate, or button to press.

To use this money-saving hack, simply shop like you normally would online, and the extension will do all the rest. When you navigate to a site that has a deal through the Shop, a pop-up will appear, showing you the available deals and discounts. Identify the deal you want to use – whether that’s 2.5% cash back from Staples or 50% from Reebok, for example – and click on it in the pop-up. Then follow the steps to verify with and complete your purchase. Check out this page for even more details on how to get the most out of the Shop Chrome extension.

So you can see that after you’ve spent 10 seconds installing the extension, there’s nothing left for you to do. It’s so hands-off, so easy, and it can save you so much money!

How do I verify my community affiliation?

To access exclusive deals for your community – like Military, Nurses, First Responders, Teachers, Government Employees, and Students – you need to first verify that you’re a part of that community.

Go to this page and select your community. You’ll be taken to a page with step-by-step instructions on how to verify your community affiliation so you can start saving money stat!