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Brad's Favorite Freebies: Free Slurpees, 4x6 Photo Prints, Neti Pots + More!

Love getting free stuff? So do we. Bookmark this page to keep an eye on our running list of free food, free apps, free magazines, free samples and more, updated almost daily.

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12 Frugal Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

According to my calendar, summer is officially (and finally) upon us. And thank goodness. As a Chicagoan who endured another brutal winter, the summer solstice couldn't have come soon enough.

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5 frugal lessons I learned when I KonMari'd my closet

When I heard about the KonMari method I immediately connected with the idea of keeping only the things that make you happy. What I didn't expect to find was a lesson in the true meaning of frugality.

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16 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Garage Sale (+11 Things You Really Shouldn't Sell)

Garage sale, yard sale - whatever you call it where you live, tis the season for cleaning out your basements and closets for a little extra cash.

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10 Easy Ways to Save Money While Saving the Planet

Happy Earth Day, everyone! Here at Brad's Deals, we're all about finding ways to keep a little extra cash in your pocket, and it just so happens that going green often saves you green, too.

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How to Negotiate Your Rent

If you're a seasoned renter like myself, you've (perhaps literally) been around the block a few times when it comes to seemingly unfair rent prices. Maybe the end of your lease is approaching, and you've just been informed that your rent will go up if you decide to re-sign. Or maybe you're making a move to the other side of town, and the place you've got your heart set on is just a tad overpriced.

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Home Depot Spring Black Friday: 5 Bags of Mulch for $10 and More!

Just in case you're already jonesing for some Black Friday action, Home Depot is stepping in with their annual Spring Black Friday sale starting... now.

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How to Ease Your K-Cup Conscience

There’s a sad truth about the all-mighty K-Cup: It’s horrible for the environment. And by horrible, we mean that it’s not recyclable and the majority of them wind up in landfills or, worse, floating around in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. It’s estimated that the amount of cups sold in 2014 alone could circle the earth 10 to 12 times or more! We’re talking billions of K-Cups every year.

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9 Easy & Cheap DIY Organization Hacks for Spring

I'm not typically a Pinterest-project kinda girl. Sure, I like casually scrolling through cute DIY project ideas while I'm watching TV, but I often find myself rolling my eyes at some of the more elaborate "hacks." If it takes you two months and $600 to put together, it's not a hack--just sayin'.

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10 Fun Things to Do with Your Kids during Spring Break

If you're a parent of school-aged children, you're probably on the lookout for inexpensive, entertaining and (dare I say) educational activities to keep your kids occupied during spring break.

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