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If you're looking to get a good deal to find the hottest sold out ticket to -- in -- -- of some sort consumer reports is here with some important ways to shop smarter Tod marks senior project editor joins me now with the -- -- So I loved this topic is I'm -- shopping and I like to get a deal and let's start with that some of the tickets for elected I'm going to one -- -- a sporting event.
Where can I get the best deals.
Well it's a great way to score again -- deal on on sporting events entertainment.
Performances the first thing you do is get a major credit card who doesn't these days.
You find out at it like American Express.
They often have exclusive events where you can get advance notice of a -- that's a great thing because -- only get -- before they going to out of the general public but you might have access to better seats.
-- another thing to do is to use those secondary source like stub hub.
Stub hub tickets now ticket liquidators that's a real nature of the true market value of the ticket.
Lot of people can't go to an event that put him on the market especially for baseball games or 82 home games each team has a year people -- great seats.
They often can't make all 82 games they put an upper shelf we've had plenty of experience -- -- which we won't be easy for under face value.
And you can do the same thing with a lot of entertainment one of the things I always tell people if you're looking go to a concert -- -- Taylor Swift.
You can't get tickets for -- at the radio city music call everybody wants to go there try Pittsburg try Hartford -- In -- Gingrich travel here's a -- -- had in your story that I really like you say if you buyer tickets at live nation and then later you find them cheaper somewhere else.
You can actually get a refund from live nation that it yet.
Yet there's a limitation on how long you have to do that but at least -- some sort of price assurance which is better than you had in the past.
-- I like sporting good read and I know everybody is always buying sporting goods I by enough golf balls to -- this entire studio let me tell -- So worried -- what do you do to get the best deals.
While consumer reports recently did a survey of 24000.
On sporting good stores outdoors -- if it wasn't a big guys like Dixon sports authority that when the kudos from our our readers.
It was the outdoor stores like LL be an -- airplane -- No no but but for things like golf the best places work either pro shops.
One trick pony stores like Edwin watts golf golf galaxy these -- that really specialize in one sport.
Village real ones were the independents -- that -- they stood out for value which you might not think even though the prices are high people felt they got great bang for their buck.
Value service selecting quality.
Very interesting -- -- price matching it's a big deal.
People love to do it by -- they wanna buy find it less somewhere else and get that price match.
How hard is -- to do in reality though well you know what price match of policies often have as much red tape is a police crime scene -- that's the problem.
-- you know they're always restriction.
Best but I recently came out I think we've talked about this what -- price -- policy to match the price is a major online retailers like Amazon.
That you won't see most of the time it's a local competitors price.
Also some stores have -- or this other fine points like Toys 'R' Us and Wal-Mart won't my action a sale price from a percentage blocked deal.
Jay -- won't make adjustments.
I hate on those -- -- -- yeah that's annoying I'm sorry.
And you know you have an interest in -- too though for staying safe online and that's the thing we've had the -- all day today.
Your best advice here.
Whether two things to stay safe online.
Temporary credit card you call up your credit card companies say listen I'm trying to do business I want to do business with a company I'm not that familiar with.
What I want to take advantage of a promotion.
But they require a credit card and ordered -- take advantage of it.
You're not quite sure you can get a temporary credit card from your credit card company that will help you avoid unauthorized charges.
And identity theft.
It'll last for a limited amount of time just for how long you want it now the other great thing I tell people use PayPal.
PayPal can be a great -- -- -- -- eBay you know what I'm talking about.
Because PayPal actually is like a third party they hold your credit card information when you -- something.
-- send a payment should be to the merchant well.
-- comfortable Ukraine -- involved and that's great idea Todd thanks for coming in tonight.
You -- come in the studio so we can sit I don't know face to face -- I'm looking forward to it excellent thanks so much Todd all right --