10 cheap places to eat and drink in Miami while you're at BlogHer Food

By Teresa Mears, Miami on the CheapYou’ll have no trouble finding lists of Miami’s best restaurants, but so many of them are way too expensive to visit often, if ever.  We at Miami on the Cheap decided to offer 10 cheap places to eat and drink near BlogHer Food '14,...more
Lilia Peraza  These aren't my favorite Miami restaurants, just the ones that are the most ...more

10 tips to save on college textbooks

College students, as well as their parents, can experience sticker shock when they shop for textbooks. Books for a full schedule can easily add up to $1,000 or more a year. I asked my daughter, a rising sophomore who is the most resourceful and thrifty textbook shopper I know, for some tips....more

7 Ways to Save Money on School Supplies

It's the most exciting time of the year for bargain shoppers who have kids in school (or for anyone who likes cheap office supplies). For some people, school supply shopping is a big, fun, traditional spending spree. It was for my mom and me. But I’ve made this time of year into a big, fun, traditional savings spree. We watch the sales fliers each week, gather our quarters and our school supply list, and see how little we can spend to get the things we need. On our best year, we spent only $9 on school supplies. ...more
Over the years, I've also learned to buy quality products that last more than just 1 school year ...more