What to Wear: Designer Dresses to Rent for Any Kind of Summer Wedding

It's wedding season, and as frequent readers of the Brad's Deals Blog will know, I have several weddings to attend in 2015, and maybe you do too! Whether you're the bride, a bridesmaid, the mother of the bride or just an average guest, buying the perfect dress for every wedding can get expensive. So why buy a dress you'll only wear once when you can rent it and send it back when you're done?

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Movie Night: Parts Unknown + Spicy Crab Tostadas

I hope I'm as cool as Anthony Bourdain when I'm 58. I probably won't be, but I'm holding out hope.

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How to Buy a Used Vehicle: 6 Essential Steps for Negotiating the Best Deal

One of the most nerve-wracking things about buying a used vehicle is negotiating the best price. Most consumers aren’t used to haggling on a daily basis, but when it comes to buying a set of wheels, the nature of auto sales thrusts these new, often familiar rules of engagement in our faces.

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Will Amazon's 1-Hour Delivery Service Be In Your City Soon?

Amazon's Prime Now service offers 1-hour delivery on select items, and over the last few months Amazon has been quietly rolling it out in new cities.

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It's Free Cone Day at Häagen-Dazs!

Just a friendly PSA that you can get a free ice cream cone at Häagen-Dazs tonight. You're welcome!

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5 Las Vegas Hotels You Can Book With Points

When most people think of Las Vegas they think of casinos and nightclubs, and while it certainly has plenty of both, it also has a lot more to offer. I recently made my first ever trip to Las Vegas, and as someone who isn't much of a gambler, I was pleasantly surprised with all the fun I had.

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8 Reasons Why Your Credit Card Could be Declined

The English language has seven words, which, when spoken together, will nearly always ruin the day of the person on the receiving end of them. That fateful sentence? "I'm sorry, your card has been declined."

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Sears Black Friday in May: Online Only Friday and Saturday!

Sears launched its Black Friday in May online sales event today, and it's actually a pretty fantastic sale with deep discounts on plenty of things that would make great last minute Mother's Day gifts.

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Movie Night with Mom: Harrison Ford + Kabobs on the Grill

This week, I asked my Mom what her favorite movie is. "I like Harrison Ford movies," she said. "I can usually watch those over and over."

This direction is both helpful since Harrison Ford is apparently Mom-friendly, and not helpful at all since his movies span every genre in the G-to-R spectrum. So we're going to do a very special Frugal Friday Movie Night devoted to Harrison Ford, just for Mom.

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5 Affordable Mother's Day Trends for 2015

Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 10, and if you're struggling to find the perfect gift for mommy dearest, you're not alone. Sure, she might tell you it's a silly holiday, and that it's perfectly OK not to get her anything. NEVER take her up on this offer. Even if she's not the sentimental type, she's your mom, and she deserves a little recognition for all the hard work she put into raising you. 

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