Saving money is easier than you may think.
"The world is filled with little bits of information that can save you money or make you money. There's hardly a single area of life that doesn't harbor money-saving secrets," writes Yahoo tech columnist David Pogue in his 2016 book, "Pogue's Basics: Money."
Utilizing just one of Pogue's tips could save you a couple hundred dollars a year. Try out a few and you could end the year with an extra thousand in your pocket.
Here are eight of Pogue's best shopping hacks.