Miami-Dade County wants you to save water. The county has several incentives to encourage that. The county give you a free high-efficiency shower head in exchange for an old one, up to two per household. You can exchange pre-1996 shower heads during business hours at the Caleb Center, the South Dade Government Center and the […]
Miami-Dade Animal Services provides discount spay and neuter surgeries for dogs and cats two days a week at the animal shelter. Pets older than four months need proof of rabies vaccine, or the county will administer the vaccine for $10. The service is for Miami-Dade residents only. You can schedule an appointment online. Cats: $15 spay […]
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Miami-Dade County residents can replace older-model toilets with High-Efficiency models. Single-family residential property owners or tenants, as well as multi-family property owners, may receive a $50 rebate with the purchase and installation of a WaterSense-certified High-Efficiency toilet. The residential property must have been built prior to 1996. To quality for the rebate, you must submit the […]
We are delighted to announce that Onelia Collazo Mendive has joined us as editor of Miami on the Cheap. Onelia is the former web supervisor for GablesHomePage, a hyperlocal site about the City of Coral Gables and also managed the MiamiHerald.com/coralgables subdomain. She has worked as a calendar editor for various news outlets. She worked […]
Some July 4 tips for pet lovers are offered by the Humane Society of the United States. Leave pets home. Most animals really do not like fireworks, even at parties and picnics Don’t leave pets in vehicles. Partially opened windows don’t provide sufficient air, and are an opportunity for a pet to be stolen Keep […]
You can now recycle used electronics free all the time at Staples, not just on special days. The store chain has a long list of items it accepts. (via Living on the Cheap).
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Some free services and assistance are available for filing federal income taxes or extensions, which are due April 17. IRS Free File — available online from the federal government, includes filing extensions My Free Taxes — free taxing filing for families and individuals with income less than $57,000 H&R Block — free at-home filing provides […]
Miami-Dade County and the National Association of Counties offer a free discount card which they say offers savings averaging 24 percent of the retail price of prescription drugs. It can be used by those without prescription drug insurance, for drugs not covered by your insurance and on some pet medications. There are no restrictions regarding […]
Here’s a guest post from Leah Ingram, who blogs at Suddenly Frugal. This is an excerpt from her new book, Toss, Keep, Sell! The Suddenly Frugal Guide to Cleaning Out the Clutter and Cashing In (Adams Media, 2010). One of the primary focuses of my new book Toss, Keep, Sell! The Suddenly Frugal Guide to […]