Summertime: The weather can sometimes bring delight and sometimes bring sweat and sunburn. Trading a spring jacket for a sun hat helps ward off those twin evils. Any cheap hat with a wide brim can help...
It's just about time for swimming pools, water slides, and beach days and that means cheap swimwear for men and the kids are must-have items. If the youngsters have outgrown last year's swimsuit and...
This February we invited readers to take the Frugal Month Challenge and commit to what some have called a "no-buy month." My family of three embarked on this cheap challenge and now I'm back...
Is a new career or job looming on the horizon? Just remember that landing a job typically requires an in-person interview, and that requires proper attire. But job interview clothes can be pricey, so...
Knowing when to purchase what can mean big savings throughout the year. Savvy shoppers take advantage of two major, and related, trends: seasonal shifts and post-holiday sales.
As you consider...
Halloween has passed and were well on our way to the holiday season. With attention now focused on the new Windows 8, this is a good time to shop for a desktop...
To buy or not to buy in November? Thats the big question as the official kickoff to the biggest shopping season of the year begins. This is the month when seemingly everything is on sale, from electronics...
By shopping standards, October is that odd month that sits smack in the middle of the back-to-school frenzy and the holiday shopping extravaganza. But frugal shoppers need not despair -- there are plenty...
Laundry day is one of those unavoidable facts of life that costs you time and money and drains resources. According to The Simple Dollar, the cost per load at a laundromat is $3.12 and the cost...
Frugal shoppers take note: Back-to-school ads and deals may be aimed at parents and students, but anyone can take advantage of all the discounts. Heres how to make back-to-school sales work for you...
Moving sales are touted as tried-and-true places for bargain hunters to score deals on hard-to-find treasures and cheap household items. For sellers, however, moving sales are typically less about benefitting...
Believe it or not, retailers are already gearing up for back-to-school season. Here are our favorite back-to-school sales and deals.
(We'll be updating this list regularly, so make
It's hard to find a deal on an iPad, so even though today's deal is a lower percentage than our regular deals, it's still worthwhile savings if you're in the market. It's nearly gone, though, so act
Our favorite daily deals today include a Lacoste clothing sale, major discounts on perscription eyeglasses and sunglasses, bedding supplies and an Australian tour. FASHION & BEAUTY:
July 4th may be over, but deals are still going strong. MakeMeChic.com's 4th of July sale ends tonight. Combine their deals with the LivingSocial 50% off voucher, below, for some major savings. Or beat...
Our favorite daily deals today include 50% off at the celebrity favorite clothing boutique, SINGER22, s'mores and brownie makers for just $15, and a luxury tour of London England.
We've got some great tech deals today, from wireless headphones to laptops and more. Amazon is also offering $2 of MP3s for free!
Today we have three tablet deals, including a refurbished Kindle Fire from Amazon for only $139. Other deals include a kids' playhouse with walls to color in, deals at popular clothing stores, and more.
Today's best daily deals include a digital camera under $40, several speakers, from home theater systems to iPod docks, and much more. Check it out below. Ebay:
Today's daily deals include a $280 37" HDTV, a Dyson vacuum, a refurbished Kindle tablet, and more.
Westinghouse 37" Class 1080p LCD HDTV ($279.99, $429.99 value)
If you have any birthdays coming up, today's daily deals are worth a look. From a Fender electric guitar starter kit, a webcam, and a new Garmin nuvi GPS marked over $400 down, there are a lot of steals...
Knowing when to purchase what can mean big savings throughout the year. Savvy shoppers take advantage of two major, and related, trends: seasonal shifts and post-holiday efforts to clear out inventory.
Today's daily deals include women's jewelry, retail store coupons, and more. Groupon:
Groupon just released several new deals, including chocolates and jewelry for Valentine's
The best daily deals of today include bluetooth speaker tower, flying model rockets, electronics deals, and more. Groupon:
Groupon just announced this week's deals. They routinely...
Today we have a cheap Bluetooth headset daily deal, a $170 Coby HDTV, and more. Best Buy:
Coby 32" Class 720p LCD HDTV ($169.99, regularly $299.99)
This week at Cheapism, we're focused on getting you ready for the colder months. We revamped our cheap snow blowers buying guide, bringing you more information on what to look for, what to avoid,
Frugal news stories we're reading this week:
Office Chairs. While office chairs can cost upward of $1,000 -- and even earn a place in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art -- we...
Clothes and shoes in larger sizes often carry larger price tags, especially in bricks-and-mortar stores. Online, however, you'll find a wealth of retailers that offer cheap plus-size clothing.
Not even the biggest bricks-and-mortar shoe department can compete with the wide array of cheap shoes online. The selection under the Amazon corporate umbrella alone spans Amazon.com; dedicated shoe...
Here are some money saving stories we're reading:
Should You Move to a Low-Tax State? (Morningstar)
Top 8: What to Buy in July (ABC News Money)
We know it sounds like a cliché, but every woman craves a flowing, comfortable, pretty dress for summer. Luckily, there are many stores and sites that offer cheap summer dresses and tips for how to wear...
Over the last few weeks, we've published buying guides for the best cheap irons, robotic vacuums, and scales. Here are some of the highlights:
Our guide to best cheap irons showed...
Here are some money stories were reading: The Absolute Best Time to Shop for Groceries Is (Time Moneyland Blog) Readily Available Flea and Tick Products Might Not be the Bargain
Ahh, the perpetual struggle to be stylish while saving money. Who isn't in need of cheap chic tips? Huffington Post blogger Michael Cohen tells several cash-strapped people... Read more on Huffington Post »
Anyone who's watched an episode of Sex and the City knows a woman will often go to great lengths to nab a hot pair of shoes -- including charging a purchase on a near-maxed out credit card. Consumer Read more on 9news.com »
Discount wedding dresses are shaping up as the newest way to show off your frugal bona fides. As Fox Business reports, Costco is leveraging its status as a purveyor of high-quality items, often... Read more on Fox Business »
There's the right time for everything, so what to buy in March? Sounds like a silly question, but in the shoulder season between winter and spring, lots of vendors, ecommerce and otherwise, are hosting... Read more on CBS News »
Cheap wedding dresses seem to be the new "in" thing. The Boston Herald reports that big-box stores, hip chain stores, and upscale designers are wading into the market with lines of gowns that will... Read more on Boston Herald »
With prom season looming, local media across the country are trotting out tips on where to find cheap prom dresses. Last week The Atlanta Journal-Constitution recommended visiting...
OK girls, here's your chance to design the cheapest wedding dresses using ... two-ply toilet paper! A joke, no doubt, but AOL News reports there's money involved for the three best designs. Moreover, Read more on AOL News »
Just in case you want to know how to be a frugal diva, Wallet Pop is ready with the answers. This post offers strategies for saving bucks on all sorts of beauty treatments: haircuts, hair colorin, Read more on Wallet Pop »
Cheap accessories are easy to find if you know where to look. WiseBread shares its favorite sources, which include low-cost retailers, craft e-commerce sites, and friends and family. But don't automatically... Read more on WiseBread »
Cheap celebrity clothes can now be yours courtesy of the group buying craze. Techcrunch reports on a startup e-commerce site that lets you snag a deal on an item of clothing worn by your favorite... Read more on Techcrunch »
You don't need a post-graduate degree to figure out how to dress classy for cheap. But this cheat-sheet from Cafemom will jumpstart the learning process. And while you may already be familiar with... Read more on Cafemom »
When to haggle and 245 money tips from Time should keep you busy this week. If you're a senior, if you have spendthrift friends, if you're paying too much to your Internet service provider, and... Read more on Time »
Cheap prom dresses will be all the rage in this almost post-recession year. And Stylebistro.com has already picked out three favorites. But if word is already spreading on the Internet, do you want... Read more on stylebistro.com »
For you frugal shoppers, here are some thrift store shopping tips to help you navigate what at first glance might seem like a sea of cast-offs. This thrift store maven's post on Blogher is part... Read more on Blogher »
Swapping has long been a friends-and-family way to unload and acquire all those items your kids have outgrown but suddenly need. Now you can do that online, and NBC New York provides you with the... Read more on NBC New York »
For that special someone in your family who likes to sew, there's no shortage of cheap sewing machines. Consumer Search gives a rundown on where to search for a low-priced machine and which models... Read more »
Groupon had an online deal where you pay $25 for $50 worth of clothing and accessories from American Apparel. Unlike most Groupn deals it is redeemable online and available all weekend long. Click on the... Read more on Groupon »
Upscale merchants keep discovering bargain shoppers. This time it's Neiman Marcus. NBC Dallas-Fort Worth reports on a new line of budget-priced stores opening in the haute retailer's home state. Read more on NBC Dallas-Fort Worth »
It almost seems counterintuitive. Spend more to save more. But that's what Moneycrashers.com suggests when it comes to buying clothes. Learn the secrets of smart and frugal shopping. Read more on Moneycrashers.com »
Leave it to WalletPop. This personal finance website has the scoop on how to get more life out of things you already have, like jeans and razor blades. But get this, you're supposed to wait six... Read more on Wallet Pop »
This one's for women of a certain size, courtesy of Money Crashers: tips for finding the best online deals on plus-sized clothing. But even if you're searching for smaller sizes, you might learn... Read more on moneycrashers.com »
Hot times, summer in the city -- or country. Regardless, ladies need their cool and cheap summer dresses. ABC News posts this mini-fashion show. It is not to be missed. Read more on ABC News »
Hey, guys, guess what's "in" these days? According to The New York Times, you can be fashion-forward with any one of the new breed of cheap suits. Forget those jeans and tee-shirts. The times they... Read more on The New York Times »
Women are voting with their dollars and retailers and clothing manufacturers are listening. According to womensensews.org, female shoppers plan to buy down this year; that is, shop for replacement... Read more on womensenews.org »
It's true, folks: if you buy something out of season, you get a much better deal. To help guide your buying strategy, Lifehacker runs a feature at the start of each month about off-season products... Read more on Lifehacker »
Forget about all those designer namebrand onesies and nursery accessories for your new little bundle of joy. The times have radically changed: even affluent parents are now discovering the miracle of the... Read more on The New York Times »