It's easy to be wooed by the pretty packaging and name-recognition of branded items at the grocery or drug store. Sure, it costs a bit more than the generic stuff, but that's gotta mean it's better, right? Wrong.
4/22/15 - With summer vacations on the horizon, I've updated my Disney World travel hack guide using current offers. Enjoy! -Brad
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.
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.
DIY can be a fun way to add a personal touch to your life and save money in the process, but before you drop everything to bust out a Pinterest-perfect project, take a moment to consider your options.
Ah, the sweet smell of spring! The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and oh, what's that? I have three weddings to attend this year? Cue the sweet sound of my savings account drying up faster than a California puddle.
Isn't it funny that some of our happiest, most exciting, and carefree years--our college years--are also some of our poorest?
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.
As a gal on a budget, there are few things more infuriating than the dreaded "pink tax." What's the pink tax, you ask? Well next time you're at the drugstore, try comparing the prices of products that are marketed towards women with products for men. Nine times out of ten, the pink ladystuff is going to be more expensive, even if the ingredients or function of the thing is EXACTLY THE SAME.
If you have an Healthcare Savings Account, you probably know the basics: the money you put into it is tax-deductible, rolls over from year to year, belongs to you even if you lose your job, and can be used to pay for routine medical expenses like co-pays and prescription medicine.