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Happy New Year from Brad's Deals!

Happy New Year from Brad's Deals! We are proud to say that we saved you over $108,000,000 by posting over 40,000 deals in 2014. We put together a little video to show you what else we were up to this past year.

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Tips for Saving Money on a Colorado Ski Vacation

As we hit mid-November the college football season is now half over, the leaves have started falling off the trees and the first ski resorts in Colorado have begun to open up for the season.  As an avid snowboarder, this is my favorite time of year.

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Frugal Friday Movie Night: BoJack Horseman and a Piping Hot Bowl of Chili

It’s Friday night, and if you’re anything like me, chances are you’ve got some big choices to make.

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Visit More Than 1,000 Museums This Saturday for FREE

From blasting off into space at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago to diving into the historical ruins of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., it's a museum lover's favorite time of the year, when you can get free admission for two people to over a thousand museums nationwide on Saturday, September 27th.

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Beginner's Guide To Points And Miles Part 3: Promotions And Special Offers

In the first part of this beginner's guide, I introduced the concept of points and miles, and where they come from. In part two, I showed you how important credit cards can be to earning points and miles. Today, I want to show you how you can use promotions and other special offers to boost your your balances of points and miles.

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10 Expensive Things That Will Save You Money in the Long Run

Just because it’s the lower price, doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the best deal. When you’re factoring in what is and what isn’t a good deal, keep in mind what you’d be saving overall as well. Here are some examples of items that may cost more upfront but will save you money later on.

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16 Beach Vacations Your Family Can Afford

Ever feel like getting away just to sit in the sand, listen to the waves and relax in the sun? Of course you do! Do you also make a list of reasons why you can't plan a beach vacation, with the number one reason being that travel is so expensive? Here's a tip, plan a relaxing beach vacation somewhere close to home! We've broken down some of the best and most bang-for-your-buck beach vacations in each part of the U.S. Depending on where you live, there are affordable beach vacation options that will get your rear end in the sand without having to spend a fortune. 

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Beginner's Guide To Miles And Points Part 2: Using Credit Cards

Last week, in Part 1 of this beginner's guide, I laid out exactly where points and miles come from, and what they are. Furthermore, I implored you to organize your accounts and set a modest goal for earning and spending miles on nice trip.

Today, I want to show you how credit cards have become one of the most popular way to earn miles and points, and how you can safely use them to reach your award travel goals.

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What Is Travel Insurance And Do I Need It?

Travel insurance, just like insurance for your health, car, and home, is protection from financial havoc while you’re traveling. Insurance plans can vary greatly depending on the location or locations you’re traveling to, the activities you’re planning to do, and the trip’s total cost. To help figure out if travel insurance is right for your trip, here is more on what it covers, how much it costs, and why you would or would not need it:

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Beginner's Guide To Miles And Points, Part 1: Where Do Miles And Points Come From?

Every year, my family and I travel across the country and around the world, flying in business class and staying luxury hotels. It's not that we're rich, we just know how to earn and redeem points and miles offered by airlines, hotels, and credit card issuers. The truth is that collecting and spending these points and miles is not that hard, anyone can do it.

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