04/16/2014 03:34 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

How I Got My iPhone For Free, From Lauren Greutman (VIDEO)

Frugal living expert Lauren Greutman knows exactly when and where to find technology-related deals and discounts.

“I would recommend knowing seasonally when the best time of year is for these sales,” she told us. Lauren actually profited $35 when she purchased her iPhone!

“It was Black Friday, which is always the best time to buy smart phones and other electronics,” Lauren explained. “ After I bought my iPhone at WalMart, they gave me a $75 gift card, so I profited $35!”

The key to hitting these sales, according to Lauren, is to know well in advance what time of year these sales usually occur.

For more of Lauren's money saving tips, see the slideshow below:

Money-Saving Tips From Lauren Greutman

marlo thomas

See more clips

Add Marlo On Facebook:

Follow Marlo on Twitter:


Weekly Newsletter

Sign up to receive my email newsletter each week - It will keep you up-to-date on upcoming articles, Mondays with Marlo guests, videos, and more!

Sign up here