Lumber Liquidators announced a special mill-direct sale on more than two dozen types of flooring. Discounts often knock more than 50 percent off the retail price. The sale ends Tuesday, June 30. Check out the details here.
Saving & Spending
Just print out a coupon at the Borders website and bring it in to a store for a free 12 oz. Seattle’s Best coffee. No purchase required, good through June 18.
Coupons are hot. No one knows this more than the Melissa Garcia, a.k.a the Consumer Queen, who runs the money-saving website of the same name. Garcia and her small staff of co-queen bloggers round up frugal tips, along with the week’s best coupons and deals at supermarkets, electronics stores, home furnishing outlets, and more. Garcia is …
Among the revelations in a CNET story are: Staffers have no expertise (or even basic knowledge) about the electronics they’re selling; accessories like HDMI cables are where they make their real money (like alcohol in restaurants, or soda and fries at fast food joints); and the Geek Squad is a total rip-off.
Today only, you’ll get free shipping on footwear that’s an extra 25 percent off at Sierra Trading Post, where everything is already marked down 35 to 70 percent off the retail price.
“Have you ever tried buying lots of stuff?”
(The question is asked by a concerned-looking therapist, addressing a patient lying on a couch.)
Round trip flights to Sydney cost $458 from Los Angeles or San Francisco, $578 from New York, via Qantas. Book by Tuesday, June 16.
My wife and I are long-time fans of IKEA. We have bookshelves, dressers, and toys from IKEA, and though I’ve been burned a few times—holes that don’t line up with the right bolts, that sort of thing—my overall impression is that you get what you pay for. Actually, at IKEA, you get more than what you pay for, compared to other places. …
President Obama will be in Green Bay, Wisconsin, today, apparently to talk about how super awesome Brett Favre is, before begging him not to retire. Oh wait, no. Obama is instead presenting Green Bay as an efficient healthcare model the rest of the country should emulate. Green Bay supposedly does healthcare right, offering excellent …
President Obama is expected to address the American Medical Association next week in Chicago, but before he has a chance to, the powerful doctors’ lobbyist group with some 250,000 members already came out and said it opposes a government-funded healthcare plan. Why? They say they’re worried about you, the taxpayer.
The Today Show did a segment this morning on the best commercials of 2008, as awarded last night by the Association of Independent Commercial Producers. The commercials were fun to watch—some dazzling special effects that made kids’ eyebrows dance in hilarious fashion, a display of iconic images from the past juxtaposed to similar …
Girls bikinis, normally $36, are selling for $9 via Garnet Hill’s Sale of the Day.