Annual tax-free shopping days in Florida offer extra savings

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By Patti The state of Florida is offering shoppers a tax break — at least on some items. During the annual tax-free event in August, eligible apparel, accessories, electronics and school supplies may be purchased without the usual six percent sales tax. The tax-free event is August 1 to August 3. It’s handy for back […]

Shopping, dining and more discounts with AAA card


Discounts on such items as running shoes, eyeglasses and dinners at restaurants are among the perks of belonging to AAA. Various hotels, retailers, attractions and other merchants offer deals to AAA members. For AAA members, the program is free. Present your AAA card, or, if it’s an online purchase, provide the membership number.  Merchants that […]

Cheap tips from DVD contest winners

Congratulations to all those who sent in their cheap tips as part of the Parenthood DVD contest. If you missed this contest, start working on your cheap tips now because we have another DVD contest coming up. Here are our winners and their cheap tips:   Katiuska Carrazana of Miami: Best happy hour: Friday’s at […]