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Deals for veterans, first responders & other front-line heroes

For a Thank You to wonderful healthcare professionals, first responders, armed forces & other front-line workers in South Florida, some restaurants, attractions & stores are offering extra deals. The deals are valid while the promotions are on. ID is usually required. Please return to this page. We’re adding other deals.  Exceptions & restrictions may apply. …

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Where to get the Covid-19 Vaccine in Palm Beach County: UPDATED

After nearly a year of waiting, the Covid-19 vaccine is out and ready for distribution. All Florida residents 12 and older are eligible to get vaccines. Teens under 18 can receive only the Pfizer vaccine. They will also need this consent form at state sites. Instead of spending hours searching the internet, you can use our …

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Rent, utilities & other financial resources for Florida residents

Resources are available for assisting residents and entrepreneurs with employment, social services, paying rent, free food & other expenses. Many resources are free.  Eligibility requirements vary. Rent Assistance Eligible renters receive assistance paying for housing & utilities Eligibility includes  renting a unit, apartment or house in Broward qualifies for unemployment or has experienced a reduction …

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Hallmark: How to get 12 free greeting cards

This offer from Hallmark is signed, sealed and delivered, especially for South Florida bargain-hunters who like sending cards in the mail. It’s hard to believe, but people still send greeting cards. In fact, with so much texting and social media posting nowadays, getting a card in the mail seems extra thoughtful and noteworthy. The greeting card …

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After-school programs: Check out these affordable options in Miami

Back-to-School season is upon us, so it’s time to start making plans for the new semester.  If you’re interested in enrolling the kids in after-school care, take a look at the programs that are available in Miami-Dade County. We’ve rounded up a list of programs that run from when the afternoon bell rings until 6 …

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Special deals, freebies for teachers

Educators give their all in the classroom. It’s time for them to enjoy some perks. Here are freebies and deals available throughout Miami and beyond. Whether you’re a teacher or know a teacher, check out these special offers below. PLEASE NOTE: Deals may change suddenly, so be sure to confirm the specifics with each business. PEREZ …

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Publix: Get pet medications at the pharmacy

Did you know Publix fills pet meds? The Lakeland-based supermarket giant, which has locations throughout Miami and South Florida, makes it convenient to pick up your prescriptions – and your pet’s – in a one-stop shopping experience. To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily Miami on the Cheap newsletter. You can also follow us on …

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Sam’s Club: Get Groupon special offer

There’s a new Groupon for Sam’s Club! The deal offers a one-year membership for $25, or you can purchase the $35 package that comes with Member’s Mark extras. This deal is available until Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021. Be sure to always read the redemption instructions on the Groupon website here. What you’ll be purchasing is a …

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Farms sell produce in South Florida

Farms are selling produce to the public in South Florida and other parts of the Sunshine State.  Florida Department of Agriculture offers a Florida Farm To You Commodities List featuring information about opportunities to purchase Florida-grown products including tomatoes, watermelons, lettuce, blueberries, oysters, chicken & tilapia, information is included in our feature & online Farmer’s …

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Comparing drugstore card perks: Rite-Aid vs. CVS vs. Walgreens

Drugstores carry everything from health and beauty items to school supplies and kitchenware, often at relatively low prices. We looked at three chain drugstores available in Miami to decipher their rewards programs and let you in on the potential perks and pitfalls. To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily Miami on the …

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