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National Yoga Month: Where to Find Free and Cheap Classes

Posted on 9/17/2014 13:02 EST

With all the stresses of modern life, quiet, meditative movement seems like the perfect antidote. If you're stuck on how, exactly, to chill, here's a thought: September is National Yoga Month, making this the perfect time to start down the path toward cheap and easy relaxation. Read More

September 17th Daily Deals: Home & Garden Deals

Posted on 9/17/2014 12:46 EST

This week's picks for top home & garden deals are a showerhead filter system, a samovar automatic tea maker, and a Swarovski jewelry sale. Read More

10 Tips and Tricks for Saving at Kohl's

Posted on 9/17/2014 11:59 EST

With school starting and the seasons changing, now is the time to start turning over your closet and getting the house ready for fall. This needn't be a costly endeavor, especially if you patronize the regular frugal haunts. The following tips and tricks can help maximize your savings when shopping at Kohl's. Read More

September 16th Daily Deals: Technology & Entertainment Deals

Posted on 9/16/2014 12:52 EST

This week's picks for top technology & entertainment deals are a Logitech wireless keyboard combo, a Dell laptop, and an iPhone 5/5S case. Read More

How to Buy a Little Black Dress on a Budget

Posted on 9/16/2014 11:57 EST

The little black dress debuted in Vogue magazine in 1926, courtesy of fashion designer Coco Chanel, and over time the LBD became the go-to outfit for women of all sizes and ages. And while there's no shortage of high-end pickings, shoppers on a budget will find an abundance of cheap little black dresses that can be upscaled (or not) for any occasion. Read More

10 Ways to Fend Off Colds and Flu

Posted on 9/15/2014 12:24 EST

No one is immune during cold and flu season. Winter weather is a breeding ground for germs that pass from person to person with ease. Coming down with "something" may require a pricey trip to the doctor or a small fortune spent on medications. Rather than giving in to what seems like the inevitable, boost your immunity and stay healthy by following these painless and cheap tips. Read More

Weekly Update: Best Cheap Juicers, Sell Your Old iPhone, and More

Posted on 9/12/2014 11:04 EST

Getting back into the school-year groove yet? Parents can plan cheap school lunches without skimping on nutrition or taste. Kick-start your health routine with a low-cost juicer, an at-home facial, and some budget-friendly beauty tips. With Apple's big iPhone announcement this week, time is running short to sell your old phone before prices drop drastically. If you're headed to a big city, consider staying outside the center to save some big bucks. Read More


How Much Can Travelers Save by Staying Outside City Centers?

Posted on 9/11/2014 12:30 EST

Small business owners know the value of saving a buck. Cutting costs here and there means more funds to invest in the business. Travel expenses, whether for a conference or an important meeting, provide fertile ground for cost reductions. Going beyond the obvious "enroll in a frequent flyer program," we focused on lodging as an underappreciated source of savings for small business travelers. Read More

5 Ways to Save on School Lunches

Posted on 9/10/2014 12:00 EST

Now that the school year has finally started, you're no doubt facing the school lunch dilemma. You know, the one that goes something like this: the easy but costly and possibly unhealthy option of letting the kids buy lunch at school or the more complicated but cheaper and healthier option of packing school lunches every day yourself. Read More

Is It Too Late to Sell Your Old iPhone?

Posted on 9/10/2014 10:51 EST

For iPhone owners who plan to upgrade to the latest edition after Apple's Sept. 9 media event, time is running out to start looking at where and how to sell their current phones. Experts familiar with the resale market warn that the value of a current iPhones drops dramatically in the weeks following the latest model's release (sometimes in the weeks prior to the release as well). Anyone who wishes to upgrade to the iPhone 5s or 5c, on the other hand, need only bide their time to get a bargain. Read More

Forget the Spa: Give Yourself a Facial for Less

Posted on 9/9/2014 11:48 EST

After a long summer spent outdoors with wind, sand, and ocean elements, a renewing facial might be the perfect remedy for lifeless skin. Depending on the type, facials can help tighten skin, clean out pores, alleviate the look of wrinkles and lines, rejuvenate and return softness to the skin's top layer, or improve skin tone by clearing blemishes and discoloration. But don't bother visiting a spa or salon, where treatments start at about $75 and skyrocket from there. You can give yourself a facial at home for pennies. Read More

50 Cheap Beauty Tips to Try

Posted on 9/8/2014 11:37 EST

Whether getting ready in the morning takes you two hours a day or a no-fuss routine gets you out the door in 15 minutes, we all have some sort of beauty regimen. Wouldn't it be nice if we could face the world looking put together and beautified without spending a small fortune? Here are 50 frugal tips worth trying. Read More

Weekly Update: Best Cheap Wireless Routers, Eat Fresh This Fall, & More

Posted on 9/5/2014 13:43 EST

Labor Day came and went, the kids are back in school, the peaches and berries are disappearing from farmers markets. Don't worry, though -- you can still eat fresh this fall. Find out what deals September has in store, and equip your home office with an updated wireless router and a free office software suite. If you're self-employed, consider whether you should buy travel insurance for your next business trip. Read More

4 Office Software Suites You Can Use for Free

Posted on 9/4/2014 11:16 EST

With the rise of online collaboration tools and open-source office suites, more and more computer users are gravitating toward free or low-cost alternatives to Microsoft Office. That ubiquitous software package easily runs several hundred dollars if you need the complete set of advanced tools, including Excel's pivot tables or PowerPoint's animated diagrams. Open-source suites, by contrast, are free to download directly onto a hard drive and have no expiration date. Web-based tools such as Google Docs are also gratis and come with an array of document-editing and collaboration features. Read More

Do Business Travelers Need Travel Insurance?

Posted on 9/3/2014 11:48 EST

Travel insurance is popular among families planning vacations, but is extra insurance a smart move if you're a business traveler? As an employee traveling on business, your company likely holds a policy that covers you. If you're self-employed, however, the insurance decision and the consequences of that choice fall squarely on your shoulders. Read More

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