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Teresa Mears is a publisher, writer and editor who was raised to be frugal. She became a website entrepreneur after 30 years as an editor at newspapers ranging in size from the Portland (Tenn.) Leader to The Los Angeles Times and The Miami Herald, where she worked most recently. She moved to Florida in 1980 because it was the only place she could get a job during that recession and has lived in South Florida since 1985, in Miami, Hollywood, Tamarac, Wilton Manors and Fort Pierce. She is co-owner and CEO of the parent network, Living on the Cheap.

Cheap movies in Miami

Some theaters may be closed and some deals may be suspended during this crisis. It’s best to check websites and call ahead. Every time I go to the movies, it seems as if the price has gone up again. These days, I can get an entire month of Netflix for less than the price of …

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Find Miami garage sales near you

Are you looking for garage sales, estate sales and yard sales? Check out our mobile-friendly map that makes it easy to find sales near you. We’ve partnered with the website to bring Miami on the Cheap readers an interactive map of Miami garage sales, Miami yard sales, Miami moving sales and Miami estate sales, from Aventura …

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5 reasons to advertise at Miami on the Cheap

Miami on the Cheap celebrates its seventh birthday this month, which means we have been sharing information about deals, discounts and free events with South Florida for all this time. We hope to do the same for the next seven years, and the seven years after that. To do that, we need your help. Miami …

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Free Legoland passes for teachers

Florida teachers can get a free annual pass, valued at $149, to Legoland Florida. To receive the pass, teachers must bring their most recent paystub, Florida photo ID and valid professional or temporary FDOE teaching certificate to the ticketing window at the entrance to Legoland, The Orlando Eye, Madame Tussauds or Sea Life Aquarium. Find more …

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Living on the CheapMiami on the Cheap is a member of Living on the Cheap, a network of websites published by frugalistas, journalists and consumer advocates. Find practical advice on saving money on groceries, travel and shopping, plus tips from our experts on how to live the good life for less at Living on the Cheap.

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