About us

Editor and Publisher

Teresa Mears is a publisher, writer and editor who was raised to be frugal. She became a web publisher after working nearly 30 years as an editor at newspapers including The Miami Herald and the St. Petersburg Times. She moved to Florida in 1980 because it was the only place she could get a job during that recession and has lived in South Florida since 1985, in Miami, Tamarac, Hollywood and Fort Pierce. She also has lived on Florida’s Gulf Coast, in St. Petersburg and Inverness.


Patti Roth, the editor ofFort Lauderdale on the Cheap, scouts out state and national deals, discounts and coupons for our readers, finding the real deals and presenting them in an easy-to-read format. A veteran newspaper and magazine writer and a longtime South Florida resident, she has written for The Miami Herald, The Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Travel and Life, E Environmental Magazine, Dog Fancy, Cat Fancy, US Architecture and Earth911.com

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We post the deals as we find them. But you know the drill: Prices and promotions are subject to change at any time and without notice. If you think something sounds too good to be true, check with the merchant before you head out.

Editorial and Advertising Policies

This site accepts forms of cash advertising. The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made. Advertising is in the form of advertisements generated by a third-party ad network and ads sold directly to businesses. Those advertisements will be identified as paid advertisements.

Affiliate Disclosure: This site participates in several affiliate programs. Though the site earns some revenue via affiliate links, the editors retain full editorial control over the deals posted on the site. It limits the use of affiliate links to the types of deals routinely posted on the site.

The owners of the site are not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and other topics. The views and opinions expressed are purely those of the site owners and contributors.

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