Many of the bestselling books for use with Amazon’s Kindle are being offered for free. The freebies include classics like Treasure Island and Pride and Prejudice. More details here.
The “Weekender” promotion from Wyndham offers guests 50 percent off of a second night, or 50 percent off of a second room. The promotion is valid during stays from Thursday to Sunday through the end of 2009. More details here.
Call it the incredible bulk: An increasing number of websites are offering discounts for everything from groceries to salon services to flower bouquets, but only if shoppers team up and opt into the promotion in bulk. If too few people sign on, no one gets the deal.
Live free or die. And please stop by to shop for tax-free alcohol. New Hampshire, which doesn’t assess a tax on alcoholic beverages, is surrounded by states that do. And guess what? A disproportionate number of out-of-staters buy booze in the Granite State.
It was one of Dick Cheney’s more memorable lines. “Deficits don’t matter,” he told Treasury Secretary Paul O’Neill in 2002. Later, after O’Neill made the conversation public, Cheney elaborated that he
Here’s the scenario: You head into the quickie lube garage and drop $30 or so for an oil change. As you drive away, you notice a sticker in the upper corner of your windshield telling you when you’ll be due for another oil change—the classic “three months of 3,000 miles.” Unless you want to waste money (and use more oil than is …
Here in the U.S., stock market investors seem thrilled that the pace of job losses slowed a bit in August. Guess what happened up in Canada? Payroll employment actually increased by 27,000 jobs (0.2%) in August, driven by gains in retail and wholesale trade and in financial services. Canadian economists weren’t falling over themselves in …
It’s not just about glue, protractors, and binders. We’re buying stuff—new clothes, backpacks, sneakers, cell phones—in an attempt to make kids feel secure, more confident, more “with it.”
Outdoor furniture, dinnerware, serving bowls, rugs, and bedding are among the items being discounted by up to 60 percent at the Crate&Barrel outlet.
In honor of the holiday that celebrates the working man (and woman, forgive the male-oriented language), here are ten tips for actually finding some work.
Some 1.6 billion coupons were redeemed in the U.S. in the first half of 2009. That’s up 23 percent compared to last year. Who is turning all those coupons in to save on purchases? Odds are it’s a suburbanite who is fairly well off.