6 months of free Internet for qualifying families

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Comcast is offering up to six months of free Internet service for new families that sign up for Internet Essentials, a program that provides basic Internet service for $9.95 a month for low-income families. To get the free months, you must sign up by Sept. 20. The program supplies free Internet service to almost 50,000 […]

4 tips for relocating to Miami on a budget

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This post is by Zillow. Miami is an attractive place to move with warm weather year-round, gorgeous scenery, dynamic culture and robust entertainment options. Beautiful beaches and lush vegetation draw residents outdoors, yet the city is becoming a business hub for start-ups and tech companies. Miami is also rich in culture, with many vibrant neighborhoods […]

FPL tips for saving money in hot weather

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Sometimes, simple adjustments around the home are good ideas for reducing household expenses. FPL offers tips for reducing energy, which also saves money. Set the thermostat at 78 degrees when you’re home, and 82 while you’re away. Make sure the fan switch is on auto. Use fans to keep cool, but remember to turn them […]

JetBlue 20% off with Dunkin’ Donuts purchase

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You can get 20% off a flight on JetBlue with the purchase of certain Dunkin’ Donut items at Miami-Dade and Broward. To get the promo code for the discount, you need to buy a 16-ounce bag of Dunkin’ Donuts packaged coffee or one carton of Dunkin’ Donuts K-Cups at a Dunkin’ Donuts store. With this deal, travel […]

Free trees for Miami-Dade residents

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Miami-Dade County single-family or duplex homeowners are eligible to receive two free trees per year.  The 2014 tree giveaways will be in June, July and September. Tree quantities are limited and will be given away on a first come, first served basis. For more information, email adoptatree@miamidade.gov or call 311. You can also call 305-372-6784 […]

50% off bus tour from Miami to Key West

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Hop on a bus excursion from South Florida to Key West and pay a discount price. Groupon is offering a discount price of $30 for a round-trip bus ride from Miami to Key West with Half Price Tour Tickets. The regular price is $69. The post Discount price for roundtrip bus tour from South Florida to […]

Get a free ride on new car service Lyft

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Miamians who need a ride but can’t afford a taxi now have another option. Lyft, a new ride-sharing program that calls itself “your friend with a car,” has added Miami to the more than 50 cities that it serves. Readers of Miami on the Cheap can get a free ride, worth up to $25. The […]

Free legal advice on Wednesdays

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The Dade County Bar Association offers free legal advice by phone from 6 to 9 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month. To speak to a lawyer, call 305-371-2220 from within Miami-Dade or 866-596-0399 from outisde. Volunteer lawyers participating in the Legal Line program will answer simple legal questions, give brief advice or make referrals to social […]

Free trolley service in South Beach

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Imagine a night on South Beach not driving around aimlessly looking for a parking spot. Well…that day is here with the launch of the free Alton Road/West Loop Trolley Service. The official ribbon-cutting ceremony and inaugural ride is set for 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3, at Fifth Street and Lenox Avenue bus stop, north side. […]