Author Archive: Teresa
Teresa Mears is a publisher, writer and editor who was raised to be frugal. She became a website entrepreneur after 30 years as an editor at newspapers ranging in size from the Portland (Tenn.) Leader to The Los Angeles Times and The Miami Herald, where she worked most recently. 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, Hollywood and Fort Pierce. She also has lived on Florida’s Gulf Coast, in St. Petersburg and in Inverness.
Travel deals in Florida and around the world are featured in this week’s Groupon Getaways. Some of the vacation discounts are about 40% to 50% off, or more. This week’s Groupon travel deals in Florida include Orlando, Marco Island and an inn in a beachfront town north of Fort Lauderdale. More travel deals in Florida [...]
Spa Review Magazine, part of the Living On The Cheap network, is holding a giveaway for five great spa products. Spa Review Magazine checks out spas worldwide, plus shares information on all sorts of spa products.Spa Review Magazine readers can enter to win 5 Travel Best Sellers from Skincare by Alana, a package worth $97. [...]
Here’s one giveaway prize everyone can use — $100. In partnership with Living On The Cheap, we’re going to give five lucky readers from across the country $100 each. With such a big payout, we’re going to make you do a bit more than just leave a comment. We’re sending you on a hunt to [...]
These days, car rental rates are changing faster than television networks launch reality series. Our travel strategist at Living on the Cheap has 10 tips to help you get the best rental car deal, whether you’re traveling in Florida or elsewhere. (via Living on the Cheap)
Active-duty military personnel and their dependents can get the America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Annual Pass for free (an $80 value). The pass will grant them access to more than 2,000 national parks, wildlife refuges and other public lands. (via Living on the Cheap).
We know you love all the great Florida deals you find at Florida on the Cheap. Now we’ve got another great resource to save you time and money: Living on the Cheap.com. Living on the Cheap is a new national consumer news website, offering advice on sports and recreation, entertainment, travel, couponing, shopping, personal finance [...]
Still have some shopping to do? FreeShipping.org has compiled a list of holiday delivery deadlines for more than 100 stores. If you’re buying online any time and the store doesn’t offer free shipping, don’t click “Buy” until you check for a promo code at FreeShipping.org. The site is the best repository of free shipping offers [...]
Still have last-minute holiday gifts to buy and mail? Friday is Free Shipping Day, when more than 1,800 merchants have agree to ship your purchases for free and have them delivered by Christmas Eve. The list of participating merchants includes large and small stores, including Toys R Us, Sears, DSW, Barnes & Noble and more. [...]
Nov. 26, 2011, is Small Business Saturday. What does that mean for you? If you register a U.S. American Express Consumer card or Business card, and then use that card to make a purchase of $25or more at a small business on Nov. 26, you’ll receive a one-time $25 statement credit on your card’s account. [...]