Jessica Cadle tip: Comparison shop

<b>Jessica Cadle, 26, homemaker, with son Drake, 17 months</b><br>
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<b>Strategy:</b> "I kind of live for bargains right now. If it's a need I will usually just get it. If it's a want, I look for bargains and sales."<br>
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<b>Tip:</b> Careful comparison shopping online; shop at brand name discounters.<br>
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<b>The Big Score? </b>"My husband really wanted this pair of Vince pants for Christmas. They usually cost $210 but I found them at Marshall's &#8212; it was the last pair and in his size (34-32) &#8212; for $40. I was so excited! Also Drake's double Britax stroller (a second baby is due in five months) usually $600 was on sale on <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP000672" title="Amazon.com Inc." href="/topic/economy-business-finance/amazon.com-inc.-ORCRP000672.topic">Amazon.com</a> for $350."

( Phil Velasquez, Chicago Tribune / January 3, 2012 )

Jessica Cadle, 26, homemaker, with son Drake, 17 months

Strategy: "I kind of live for bargains right now. If it's a need I will usually just get it. If it's a want, I look for bargains and sales."

Tip: Careful comparison shopping online; shop at brand name discounters.

The Big Score? "My husband really wanted this pair of Vince pants for Christmas. They usually cost $210 but I found them at Marshall's — it was the last pair and in his size (34-32) — for $40. I was so excited! Also Drake's double Britax stroller (a second baby is due in five months) usually $600 was on sale on Amazon.com for $350."

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