It’s Taco Tuesday at Jack in the Box. With a downloadable coupon, each customer can get two free tacos today only, August 4. Get the coupon here.
In today’s economic climate, in which salespeople are more eager than ever to make a deal to move some merchandise, it’s foolish to not negotiate. Asking for a discount takes but a moment, and what’s the worst that could happen?
Eric Hagen may be the nicest cab driver ever. Perhaps he’s the smartest too. A full-time employee at the American Red Cross in Burlington, Vermont, Hagen recently started a new business: Recession Ride Taxi. He printed some business cards, and put the words “Pay What You Want!” on the back of the SUV that doubles as his taxi.
A Times story cites a report that one in three people admit to napping on a typical day. “Admit.” As if napping is a bad thing.
Candy manufacturer Mars is hosting a “Real Chocolate Relief Act.” When you register at its site, you can print out a coupon for a free candy bar every Friday through the end of the summer (max four coupons per household). More details here.
You might think that a financial crisis and a dreary, prolonged economic downturn might be a total bummer. People wouldn’t find much of anything funny, and they wouldn’t exactly be in the mood for other kinds of fun, either. Actually, it appears the opposite is true: In tough times, people seek out releases more than ever—and what are …
Today’s list goes beyond the basics. We all know that using coupons smartly saves money, right? To expand the amount of money you can save, you need to get creative and expand into more unusual spheres of money-saving.
What, you’re still breaking out cash and swiping credit cards for goods and services? Many people, forced to get creative by the recession, are realizing that spending isn’t nearly as necessary as they once thought.
A little over a year ago, a San Diego-based graduate student and blogger who goes by the name Roxy began a simple yet brilliant experiment. At least once a day from July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2009, she nicely asked shopkeepers, waiters, flight attendants, and pretty much anyone else she ran across if they could give her discounts, perks, …
Purchase a beverage at Starbucks and a pastry (or bagel, croissant, danish, doughnut, or fritter) is free today, July 21, until 10:30 a.m. Print the required coupon here or simply show a barista the offer on your hand-held device.