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Savings.com Names The 2014 DealPros®, America's Savviest Savers

Free Resources will Connect Shoppers to Money-Saving Experts for Advice & Tips

LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Savings.com, the leading source for coupons, deals and expert shopping tips, today announced the savviest savers in America, the 2014 DealPros®.

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After a rigorous selection process, DealPros have been invited to join Savings.com's elite money-saving community. All of the Savings.com DealPros are experts at saving money and have dedicated their lives to helping others. Savings.com has brought them together to help consumers shop smarter and learn how to live a better life on a budget.

"Our mission is to help people live a better life through smart spending, and our DealPro community plays an essential role in that effort. We've brought together the best money-saving bloggers to collaborate, share their secrets and offer their knowledge to consumers everywhere," said Sara Korab, head of Community Development at Savings.com. "Savings.com's expert community has helped save Americans more than $750 million, and we are continuously astounded by their enthusiasm, knowledge and dedication to sharing their saving savvy with others."

Savings.com will be hosting free resources and events to connect shoppers with the DealPros. Topics will range from how to slash your grocery bill in half, how to keep your budget in check during the holidays, and DIY entertaining ideas. The following resources and events will be available in 2014:

  • Monthly Twitter parties on topics such as spring cleaning on March 18th and tax season on April 1st.
  • Free webinars and Google Hangouts with expert advice on topics like celebrating Mother's Day on a budget and saving up to 70% on your grocery bill.   
  • Articles and blog content on topics such as budget-friendly St. Patrick's Day celebrations and free and meaningful Mother's Day gifts.

"The DealPro group is such an inspirational group of people. Each has their own unique savings story and it's so moving to hear how each of them have revolutionized their budget in different ways," said Rachel Holland, founder of SurivingtheStores.com and a Savings.com DealPro since 2009. "As a family of six, grocery costs can add up quickly, but I was able to cut our grocery budget by over 50% using couponing and other grocery savings strategies. Now I want to help others do the same. Helping others save is the shared mission of the DealPro group, and I'm proud to be a part of such a unique and inspiring group."

"This is an exceptionally strong group of bloggers who are making a real difference in people's lives," said Amy Clark, founder of MomAdvice.com and a new member of the DealPro community. "I know together we can be more powerful than any one of us is individually, and I look forward to working with this group to solve real problems for people... and have fun in the meantime!"

Visit the DealPro page on Savings.com to learn more and to find a DealPro in your area.

Note For Media

The Savings.com DealPro community is an authoritative network of money-saving experts. DealPros have been featured in national and local press, including Good Morning America, CNN, Rachel Ray, New York Times, USA Today, Huffington Post, and more. If you are interested in speaking with one of these experts on a topic, please contact the Savings.com media team for more information. Experts are available for national broadcast and have broadcast reels for consideration.

Media Contact  
Meghan Heffernan  
media [at] savings [dot] com 
(949) 878-8104

ABOUT SAVINGS.COM
Savings.com gives you the best deals on everything you want. Tell us what stores and categories you like, and Savings.com will deliver the best deals for you handpicked by expert DealPros®. In addition to providing personalized recommendations, Savings.com has one of the most in-depth databases of coupons. Shoppers can access thousands of exclusive offers from the biggest retailer names along with 100,000+ deals aggregated from online and national retailers. More than 5 million shoppers turn to Savings.com each month as the trusted resource to find the best deals and to interact with the site's popular coupon blog and community of online shoppers, the DealPros. In June 2012, Savings.com was acquired by Cox Target Media, one of the world's leading direct marketing companies. Cox Target Media is also the owner and operator of leading direct marketing brand, Valpak and Valpak.com.

Traveling overseas? Visit Savings.com's sister site in the UK, Savoo.co.uk.

ABOUT COX MEDIA GROUP
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America's leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings.  The company's operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services.  CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 30 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners.  For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

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