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Where To Find Cheap Rental Cars

To save on your next rental, be prepared to scout around and travel a bit farther. Here are the best places to check as you select your rental agency.

06/16/2014

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Where To Buy A Cheap Car Online

In place of tiny columns with cryptic abbreviations of a car’s conditions, the Internet boasts searchable listings with generous detail and expansive photo galleries.

06/16/2014

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Cheap Fancy Dates

Nobody wants to be accused of being a “Cheap Date”. Or even worse, accused of taking someone on a cheap date! So Dara has a fix. Here are her Top 5 Cheap Fancy Dates!

04/30/2014

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Score Cheap Hotel Rooms By Letting Hotels Fight Over You

Hotels now want to treat you like a storage unit full of crappy furniture — they bid on YOU!

03/27/2014

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Just $1? Really? Here’s 20-Plus Affordable State Fair Booths

When you do come out to the fair you don’t have to spend a fortune, as there are dozens of booths and vendors that have inexpensive goodies. On average a family will spend $47 per person here at the fair between the food rides and souvenirs.

08/27/2013

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Which Local Grocers Have Cheapest, Best Produce?

If you feel you are spending more at the grocery store, you are — a lot more. The federal government’s consumer price index shows area grocery store prices have jumped 40 percent in the last four years.

11/01/2012

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Good Question: What’s The Best Day To Buy Gas?

There are a few things you can be sure of during the spring time. The grass will turn green, your taxes will be due and, just like Canadian Geese, your gas prices will start heading north.

04/03/2012

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The Good Life For Less: Cure For The Wintertime Blues

If you are feeling the winter blues — especially after the traffic snarls we experienced this week — it may be time to make your escape.

01/25/2012

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Best Meals Under $25 In The Twin Cities

Just because you’re on a budget doesn’t mean that you have to skip an appetizer or dessert. Here are five dining options that will allow you to order both without feeling guilty.

11/07/2011

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Adventuring Through Minneapolis With Public Transportation

Driving downtown can mean sitting in traffic, driving around the block trying to find parking and paying at least $10 for parking. Here are a few options for things to do at light rail stops.

10/24/2011

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Affordable Dining In The Twin Cities

Going out to dinner doesn’t have to be for special occasions. If you know the right places with the right prices, you can afford to go to dinner when you’re just not in the mood to cook.

10/17/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Cheapo Last-Minute Costumes

The world is your Halloween costume. Where will you get inspiration from?

10/14/2011

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People Watching Across Minnesota

People watching can provide hours of entertainment and best of all, it’s free. Find a comfy spot to sit and spend some time taking in the sites and people around you.

09/26/2011

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Dinner for Free: Happy Hours With Complimentary Food

Happy hour is great for discounted food and drinks, but if you’re trying to dine on a budget, nothing beats free. Here are your best bets for free food at local bars, pubs and restaurants.

09/19/2011

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Have A Great Time At The State Fair — For Cheap

The truth is, Labor Day is coming up and there are only a couple days left of the Great Minnesota Get Together. While your money may be running thin, there’s still plenty of fun to be had.

09/02/2011

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