4 Sweet Freebies and Deals for National Root Beer Float Day

The root beer float was invented in 1874 by a Philadelphia soda vendor named Robert McCay Green. As the story goes, Green ran out of ice on a steamy summer day and was forced to improvise. He bought ice cream from a neighboring vendor, mixed it with his root beer, and a new beverage was born.

Read More

Where Can I Find Southwest Promo Codes?

A question we are often asked is, "Are there promo codes for Southwest?"  Well, we're here to answer that very question!

Read More

18 States Where You Can Shop Tax-Free for Back-To-School in 2015

If you're lucky enough to live in a state that offers tax holidays for back-to-school shopping, this is your heads up - the first of those wonderful tax-free weekends begins this Friday July 31, and your favorite retailers are likely to be wooing you with some of the best back-to-school sales of the season.

Read More

4 Ways to Save on End-of-Summer Travel

It’s hard to believe, but summer is already more than half over. August is approaching quickly, and it's a great month to plan an end-of-summer vacation. Since most people travel in early-to-mid-summer, you can save money by planning a trip later in the year, and by following some money-saving tips.

Read More

0

We tested Prime Now and all we got was this delicious peanut butter.

Last week, I learned that Amazon Prime Now, Amazon's same-day delivery service, had finally, and without much fanfare, set up shop in my home city of Chicago.

Read More

Frugal Cruising: How to Avoid Getting Nickel and Dimed on Your Next Cruise

I'm a cruising fan.  In my eyes, there's no better resort vacation - with several different islands on each itinerary, it's a built in safeguard from being "stuck" on a lesser island. With Brad's Deals posting low rates so often, sometimes as low as $199 for a weeklong cruise, I thought it would be nice to explain how cruises can offer such low rates, and how you can avoid being nickel and dimed on your next cruise!

Read More

8 Items You Should Never Buy Used

"Buy used" is probably the most popular advice given to someone looking to save money, and it's not bad advice—most of the time.

Read More

6 Simple Ways Parents Can Make a Teacher's Job Easier

Summer vacation is well under way, but make no mistake: the back-to-school season is right around the corner. If you want to make the transition back into the classroom easier for both your child AND their teacher, there are a few things you can do while school's still out. 

Read More

0

National Hot Dog Day is 7/23: How To Get A Free Dog

The highly esteemed National Hot Dog and Sausage Council has spoken, and their word is law: July 23 is National Hot Dog Day, so how are you celebrating?

Read More

0

4 Unexpected Ways Getting Married Affects Your Personal Finances

I'm one of those people that keeps a running countdown in her head for her upcoming wedding. It's in less than 100 days, by the way. Now that I'm in the double digits and have planned and stressed about most of the day's events, it's time to start planning and stressing about what happens AFTER the wedding.

Read More