Weekly Update - Eyeglasses Recommendations, Digital Camera Deals and more
This week at Cheapism we recommended the best sites for buying eyeglasses online and tips to get you ready for a year of learning inside and outside the classroom. Check out the posts on free educational sites, college education for less, and back-to-school sales that include items anyone can use. We've also got a roundup of digital cameras deals.
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Eyeglasses.Can't find your glasses? Has your prescription changed? No need to spend hundreds of dollars for a new pair. We found several online eyewear providers that can set you up with a good pair of specs for as little as $7. That low price covers the frame and single-vision lenses with anti-scratch coating at Zenni Optical, Goggles 4 U, and Eye Buy Direct; the first two also throw in UV protection. At 39 Dollar Glasses, a basic pair will cost you $39 but you'll get polycarbonate lenses in addition to UV protection and scratch-resistant coating.
New Blog Posts.
How to Get a College Degree for Less.College can be such a major expense that you might feel like throwing up your hands at the idea of being frugal. But with our tips on ways to cut your college spending, you'll be thanking us when the bills come due.
Free Online Tutoring Sites.Whether you're trying to help your child brush up on her skills before the first school bell rings or are considering branching out and learning something new yourself, these free educational and tutoring sites should be your first stop.
Back-to-School Shopping Without Kids.Just because you don't have a backpack to fill and send off on the first day of school doesn't mean you can't take advantage of the major sales hitting stores nationwide. Check out the best back-to-school sales and why we think you should be there.
Digital Camera Deals.The best sales are yet to come - think holidays and new-model-year closeouts - but we found some hot deals right now on cheap digital cameras. Warm weather days are waning but you've still got time to get outside and snap away. How about a shot of your student on that first day back to school?